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Winged Humans: Tail or No Tail?

Humans have very long, and very heavy legs. Any gain in lift or maneuverability from the tail would be more than negated by the legs dangling down under it. Solution: give your flying humans thin, ...
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Winged Humans: Tail or No Tail?

It depends on how long ago they developed flight. In real evolution all three groups of vertibrate fliers (birds, bats, pterosaurs) started with long tails with flight control surfaces in early ...
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Winged Humans: Tail or No Tail?

If the question is purely from an aeronautical point of view - then having a Tail that can be used as an aerodynamic surface adds so many benefits: Directional stability and agility being the main two....
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