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Re: Archaeopteryx flight
At 10:04 AM 10/24/2005 -0500, JimC wrote:
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jon Barber" <email@example.com>
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Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2005 8:43 PM
Subject: Re: Archaeopteryx flight
I'm not entirely sure about this. How does one differentiate between
adaptations for cruising flight, and adaptations for gliding?
I would expect a trend toward higher aspect ratio for a glider.
How does one detect a trend, or lack thereof, in what amounts to a single
data point (i.e. Archaeopteryx)?