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Estimating the Airspeed
Velocity of an Unladen Swallow

Hashing out the classic question with Strouhal numbers and simplified flight waveforms.
by Jonathan Corum

“After spending some time last month trying to develop alternate graphic presentations
for kinematic ratios in winged flight, I decided to try to answer one of the timeless
questions of science: just what is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?”