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This paper will give a brief explanation about the kinematics and the aerodynamics of the hovering flight achieved by hummingbirds and other hovering insects. The paper will be presented in two parts. The first part will deal with the kinematics of hovering bird/insects. The second part will discuss the aerodynamics of hovering flight.

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