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Re: Could 'four-winged' dinosaurs fly? - latest Nature
On Wed, 16 Nov 2005, Tim Williams wrote:
The latest Nature (17 November, 2005) features a tete-a-tete over whether
theropods passed through a four-winged stage on the way to evolving flight.
The aerodynamic capabilities of _Microraptor_, especially the role of those
"butt-fans", are central to the debate.
Kevin Padian and Kenneth P. Dial (2005). Origin of flight: Could
'four-winged' dinosaurs fly? Nature 438, E3
Wing tunnel studies?