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Re: Speaking of Pterosaurs (was Archaeopteryx flight)



--- jrc jrcccjrccealbellsouth> wrote:
>For example, pterosaurs don't
> appear to have been 
> capable of much mad flailing, and they took off and
> landed quite handily for 
> quite a substantial period of time.

Speaking of Pterosaurs, Jim whats your opinion on the
recent Wilkinson, Unwin and Ellington paper regarding
the pteroid's orientation? I know that in the past
you've said that such a position as argued by
Wilkinson et. al. would result in a catastrophic
flutter in the propatagium.

Christopher Collinson


        
                
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