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Re: Gliders to Fliers? (Was Re: Ruben Strikes Back)



Hi Dino Listers...

----- Original Message -----
From: Patrick Norton <ptnorton@email.msn.com>
To: <Dinogeorge@aol.com>; <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, October 02, 1999 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: Gliders to Fliers? (Was Re: Ruben Strikes Back)


> >The tail didn't do much lifting at first; it helped to stabilize leaps
> >through the air between branches, much as the fletching on an arrow keeps
> its trajectory under control.<
>
> A false analogy.  Feathers on an arrow do not contribute to lift.
>
> Pat
>
Isn't that what George said?

Adam