Ornithopter Type Flapping Wings for Autonomous Micro Air Vehicles

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Srigrarom, Sutthiphong ; Chan, Woei-Leong (2015)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Aerospace (issn: 2226-4310)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/aerospace2020235
  • Subject: TL1-4050 | micro air vehicle (MAV) | TL | ornithopter-like flapping wing | Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics | albatross-like wing

In this paper, an ornithopter prototype that mimics the flapping motion of bird flight is developed, and the lift and thrust generation characteristics of different wing designs are evaluated. This project focused on the spar arrangement and material used for the wings ... View more
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