Bumblebee (c) Sridhar Ravi/ Harvard University
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Bumblebee flight helps aircraft designers

19 September 2013 Last updated at 13:29 BST

Bumblebees are helping scientists to design better aeroplanes.

Researchers at Harvard University filmed the buzzy insects in a wind tunnel to figure out how to make planes cope better in stormy weather.

They replayed the pictures in slow motion to study the techniques bees use to keep flying when it's really windy.

The findings could now be used in the design of smaller aircraft like drones, which can struggle to stay steady in even light winds.