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Re: Dinosaurs and birds
At 17:09 2007-04-04, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Outside of the assymetrical feathers (which is a drag-reducing adaptation,
not a lift-generating one, although the two are related) there isn't any
terribly good reason to assume Archaeopteryx was volant.
As a matter of fact a wing with a lift-producing profile (like
Archaeopteryx) will create more, not less, drag than a non-lift producing one.