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The Nearly Effortless Flight of the Albatross

The Nearly Effortless Flight of the Albatross | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"The wandering albatross spends weeks, even months, at sea without ever returning to land. With precise GPS data and custom navigation software, researchers have finally figured out how. Measuring and modeling the bird’s aerial behavior could inspire new drone designs."

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Albatross's Effortless Flight Decoded—May Influence Future Planes

Albatross's Effortless Flight Decoded—May Influence Future Planes | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
Aerospace engineers may have finally figured out how albatrosses go so far without flapping, and the findings could shape future planes.
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