Designing Stable Tiny Fliers

Top-heavy design increases stability.

 

 


Inside Science Buzzwords:
  1. Flight Stability - The ability of an object to maintain a specific angle and position while moving through the air.
  2. Aerodynamic Lift - The lift created by aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that oppose the force of gravity.
  3. Airfoil - The shape of the wing or blade.