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Re: Pterosaur Track Show Bird-Like Landing
Keep in mind that none of these animals use a steady-state stall to land.
Can't generate a high enough lift coefficient that way. All are using
unsteady effects and are not stalling in the sense that an airplane stalls.
Every pterosaur almost
assuredly used a dynamic stall before landing - bats do, birds do, and
all living unpowered vertebrate gliders (like Draco lizards and
gliding squirrels) do so, as well.