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Re: large pterosaur flight performance



 >> Just a note on the _Q. northropi_ flight performance: does the
difference between the airplane and the pterosaur's weight has been
considered?
    Regards,

        Marcel Bertolucci<<

Yes, they have virtually identical wing loading and flight performance,
and
the weights are similar, though the WoodStock has a somewhat higher
gross
weight and a slightly higher sink rate.  The Carbon Dragon is a still
closer
match, and Gary holds several world records in it as well.  It also has
similar performance, but I didn't have the numbers at hand for it.

Jim