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Re: Chukar Aeronautics



On Sat, 18 Jan 2003, Philidor wrote:
> >From the article in the NY Times discussing the tree running chicks:
> He found that the chicks were using a flight stroke, but changing the angle
> to press their feet against the running surface. More feathers meant more
> effective use of the wings, but partly feathered wings provided a
> significant benefit.
> 
> http://www.nytimes.com/2003/01/17/science/17FLIG.html
> 
> The angles of a flight stroke I've been imagining have been pretty awkward;
> I hope the videotape is posted online eventually.

In quicktime and windows media formats:

 http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/03/pr0308_images.htm
 
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