Air Force Tech Report: Fly by Feel (Full Length)
Defense Media Activity - Air Force
July 27, 2017 | 2:00
Nature has inspired scientific and engineering innovations for hundreds of years. For scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory, it is the hairs on bats and crickets that inspired the creation of artificial hair sensors, destined to change the course of agile flight.

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AFRL Variable Camber Compliant Wing (VCCW)
Dr. James Joo, AFRL research mechanical engineer, is developing the first truly Variable Camber Wing.

AFRL on YouTube

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is the Air Force's only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery, development, and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces. We trace our roots to the vision of airpower pioneers who understood science as the key to air supremacy. The passionate commitment of AFRL people, to
realize this vision, has helped create the world's best air,
space and cyberspace force.

Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson AFB
The Air Force Research Laboratory is a global technical enterprise, boasting some of the best and brightest leaders in the world. We are Revolutionary, Relevant, and Responsive to the Warfighter. We defend America by unleashing the unconquerable power of scientific and technical innovation. Our mission is leading the discovery, development, and integration of affordable war fighting technologies for our air, space, and cyberspace force.

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