Muscle efficiency in hovering flight

Value 9 %
Organism Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
Reference Lehmann FO, Dickinson MH. The changes in power requirements and muscle efficiency during elevated force production in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Biol. 1997 Apr200(Pt 7):1133-43. p.1142 left column top paragraphPubMed ID9131808
Comments "The value of 9 % reported here for hovering flight in D. melanogaster is consistent with these previous measurements (BNID 109844)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109845