Insect Vision: A Few Tricks to Regulate Flight Altitude
A recent study sheds new light on the visual cues used by Drosophila to regulate flight altitude. The striking similarity with previously identified steering mechanisms provides a coherent basis for novel models of vision-based flight control in insects and robots.
Insect vision : A few tricks to regulate flight altitude,
D. Floreano and J.-C. Zufferey (2010),
Current Biology - Vol. 20, Issue 19, pp. R847-R849