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Terry Carraway
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Re: ATIS at KATL
      12/23/17 10:46 PM

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Didn't I read somewhere that we figured out how to generate lift from laminar
shear by analyzing some unexplained flight behavior observed in condors?




Dynamic soaring (using wind gradient near the surface) was "discovered" by watching the big sea birds. Gooney and Albatross.

My engineering adviser in college did that work (or at leas one of his grad students did). I found out about it when I asked about an RC glider in the lab. :)

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* ATIS at KATL Bill Bridges - 9S1 12/20/17 12:04 AM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL sreyoB yrraL   12/21/17 07:37 AM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Scott Dyer [HPN/NY]   12/21/17 08:18 AM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Jeff Hartmann CIC   12/21/17 12:22 PM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Kcid LlirreM   12/22/17 08:39 AM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Ralph Jones   12/22/17 09:49 AM
. * * ATIS at KATL Bob Dubner   12/22/17 02:25 PM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Terry Carraway   12/23/17 10:46 PM
. * * ATIS at KATL Ray Tackett   12/22/17 08:57 PM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Gil Buettner [KAUW]   12/23/17 09:37 AM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Ralph Jones   12/22/17 03:23 PM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Dave Siciliano (ADS)   12/21/17 11:21 AM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Scott Dyer [HPN/NY]   12/21/17 05:19 PM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL B. Butler (Oregonian)   12/21/17 12:36 PM
. * * Re: ATIS at KATL Bruce Gorrell [EQY]   12/20/17 10:15 PM

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