Cost of Flight

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In the next few months we will be designing an adaptation of Dr. Colin Pennycuick's programs in the aerodynamics of flight. Students will be able to use this simulation model to estimate the energy costs for a bird carrying a transmitter, and they will be able to estimate the flight speeds of birds that they design. This will be a very cool tool.

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