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Wings of the future

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  00:08:00  2015  HD 16/9  Color  Sound

To build the airplanes of tomorrow, researchers are turning to Nature for inspiration. But how can we copy a bird's muscles, feathers and brains? With electroactive morphing, piezoelectric turbulence control and real-time feedback loops.

Producer : CNRS Images
Author : DELHAYE Claude (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Director : DELHAYE Claude (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of archive images.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Musics.
PersonnalitiesBRAZA Marianna(IMFT, UMR Univ. Toulouse 3, CNRS et INP Toulouse); ROUCHON Jean-François(LAPLACE, UMR Univ. Toulouse 3, CNRS et INP Toulouse); CROS Christophe(Ingénieur Airbus, Emerging Technologies and Concepts, Toulouse); RIZZO Karl-Joseph(Post-doctorant en électrodynamique et aérodynamique)
NotesIMFT : Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse
LAPLACE : Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d’Énergie



Technical Sheet
Item No.4667
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD
VersionFrench ; English ; International version
LaboratoryUMR5502 ; UMR5213