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RE: NEW PAPERS and flight stroke
Jim Cunningham wrote:
> Bet it'll happen in mine -- I'll be 60 in two weeks.
I've got to stop jaywalking on major highways and playing with electrical
> Why would they generate more drag when placed far from the body?
Not in themselves - but far from the body these feathers can exercise more
leverage against the air (greater arc of excursion).
> If you are referring to increased drag when flapping, I would agree,
> but thrust should also be available for the same reason (increased
Certainly. That's what I was getting at.