Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Research article
11 Jul 2019
Research article |  | 11 Jul 2019

Development of a novel flapping wing micro aerial vehicle with elliptical wingtip trajectory

Qiang Liu, Qiang Li, Xiaoqin Zhou, Pengzi Xu, Luquan Ren, and Shengli Pan

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