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Kinematics and aerodynamics of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, in horizontal flight at various flight speeds.

@article{Aldridge1986KinematicsAA,
  title={Kinematics and aerodynamics of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, in horizontal flight at various flight speeds.},
  author={H. Aldridge},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={1986},
  volume={126},
  pages={
          479-97
        }
}
  • H. Aldridge
  • Published 1986
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of experimental biology
The kinematics and aerodynamics of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, in horizontal flight at a range of velocities are described. [...] Key Result As flight speed increases there is a gradual change in the bat's wingbeat kinematics, wingbeat frequency decreasing and wingbeat strokeplane angles increasing. Associated with these changes are changes in the wings' incidence angles, particularly during the upstroke.Expand
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