Animal Flight Group

Dr Anna Carruthers, BEng(Hons) MSc PhD

Post-doctoral Research Assistant



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Recent Publications

Carruthers, A. C., Thomas, A. L. R., Walker, S. M. & Taylor, G. K. (2010). Mechanics and aerodynamics of perching manoeuvres in a large bird of prey. Aero. J. 114 (1161) 673-680

Carruthers, A. C., Walker, S. M., Thomas, A. L. R. & Taylor, G. K. (2010). Aerodynamics of aerofoil sections measured on a free-flying bird. Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part G - J. Aerosp. Eng. 224, 855-864. doi:10.1243/09544100JAERO737

Taylor, G. K., Bacic, M., Bomphrey, R. J., Carruthers, A. C., Gillies, J., Walker, S. M. & Thomas, A. L. R. (2008). New experimental approaches to the biology of flight control systems. J. Exp. Biol. 211, 258-266. doi: 10.1242/jeb.012625

Carruthers, A. C., Thomas, A. L. R. & Taylor, G. K. (2007). Automatic aeroelastic devices in the wings of a Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis. J. Exp. Biol. 210, 4136-4149. doi: 10.1242/jeb.011197

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