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Pesky Fly Escapes Using Fighter Jet Maneuvers

What does a tiny fruit fly have in common with the world's most advanced fighter jets like the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor? More than you might think.   Scientists using video cameras to track a fly's aerial maneuvers found the insect employs astonishingly quick mid-air banked turns to evade predators much like a fighter jet executes to elude an enemy.   Their study, published on Thursday in the journal Science, documents aerial agility in fruit flies such as the...

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