Raptor wing morphing with flight speed
Cheney, J., Stevenson, J., Durston, N., Maeda, M., Song, J., Megson-Smith, D., …Bomphrey, R. (2021). Raptor wing morphing with flight speed. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2021.0349
In gliding flight, birds morph their wings and tails to control their flight trajectory and speed. Using high-resolution videogrammetry, we reconstructed accurate and detailed 3D geometries of gliding flights for three raptors (barn owl, Tyto alba; t... Read More about Raptor wing morphing with flight speed.