TITLE

Oh, for the wings of an insect

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);10/22/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7662, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a Cranfield University team's development of flapping wings powered by piezoelectric motors for future military surveillance micro-planes. Mimicking of an insect's wing motion; Claim of the team that the military may be interested because of the high maneuverability of micro-air vehicles.
ACCESSION #
14873890

 

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