What is the Air-speed Velocity of an Unladen Swallow?

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The air speed velocity of unladen swallow is 38.6 kilometres per hour. Swallows are passerine birds which are grouped in the family Hirundinidae. The birds have fork tails and are distributed in most continents except Antarctica.
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It depends on whether you are talking about an African or European swallow. The airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow is roughly 11 meters per second, or 24 miles per hour * , beating
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The airspeed velocity of an unladen European Swallow is 10 m. per second, cruising speed of 38-40 mph.
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I've been advised never to swallow. Apparently you can get preggers that way. Is that true, or an old wive's tale? You seem like a smart guy, you tell me.
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Although 47 of the 74 worldwide swallow species are found in Africa, only two species are named after the continent: the West African Swallow and the South African Swallow also known as the South African Cave Swallow. A 54-year survey of 26,285 European Swallows captured and released by the Avian Demography Unit of the University of Capetown finds that the average adult European swallow has a wing length of 12.2 cm and a body mass of 20.3 grams.
An Unladen Swallow has an average air speed velocity of 38.62 km per hour. You need to determine the wing length and body mass of the bird which are used to determine the velocity. Several estimates also need to be carried out on the wave form of the wing to determine the strouhal value in cruising flight.
The estimated speed of a European unladen Swallow is 11 meters per second or 24 miles per hour
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