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Keywords: wingbeat kinematics
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb161828.
Published: 27 October 2020
.... Complex turns involve both translations and rotations, and are more subject to inter-individual differences that are not explained by morphology. This three-part framework suggests that different wingbeat kinematics can be used to maximize specific aspects of maneuverability. Thus, a broad explanatory...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb195396.
Published: 28 May 2019
... compensate for the detrimental aerodynamic effect of wing molt on flight, upward escaping pied flycatchers reduce the molt gap size and increase the angle of attack of the wing. European pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Avian flight Wingbeat kinematics Avian plumage not only functions as...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (20): 3751–3762.
Published: 15 October 2017
... strategy that is both fast and extremely stealthy; they can use this strategy to successfully escape from a host after blood-feeding. Biomechanics Aerodynamics Insect Flight behavior Take-off maneuvers Wingbeat kinematics To reproduce, a gravid female malaria mosquito needs a blood meal...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (6): 864–875.
Published: 15 March 2015
... these maneuvers are remarkably stereotypic. Insect Biomechanics Flapping wing Aerodynamics Maneuvering flight Flight control Wingbeat kinematics To better understand how flies modulate wingbeat kinematics to control torque around each individual control axis during a saccade, we...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (20): 3631–3638.
Published: 15 October 2012
..., University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK ( m.j.fernandez@leeds.ac.uk ) 11 4 2012 29 6 2012 © 2012. 2012 electromyography Manduca sexta wingbeat kinematics stability Flight performance is crucial to the fitness of many flying organisms. During flight, animals often suffer...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (24): 4255–4268.
Published: 15 November 2004
...M. Rosén; G. R. Spedding; A. Hedenström SUMMARY The wingbeat kinematics of a thrush nightingale Luscinia luscinia were measured for steady flight in a wind tunnel over a range of flight speeds(5–10 m s –1 ), and the results are interpreted and discussed in the context of a detailed, previously...