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Birds trade flight stability for manoeuvrability

An understanding of how wing shape affects a bird’s agility requires parameters relating mass and geometry to aerodynamic performance. Analysis of one aspect of flight, inertial characteristics, fills a gap in our knowledge.

Nature Volume 603 Issue 7902

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