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Re: The ACTUAL flying Microraptor paper in PNAS
--- On Tue, 2/16/10, jrc <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I tend to doubt the 3°. That's
> the same L/D ratio as an albatross, and it is unlikely that
> M gui glided that well.
That number caught even my eye...
And to go completely OT, I wonder if this year's America Cup represents a peak
in go-fast design (3x wind speed). One story I read claimed Ellison's boat
would "blow up" if the wind got over 25 knots...
75 knots? Shoot, I reckon...