This historically accurate working model features crank-operated flapping wings and a pilot with moving arms and legs. Easy to assemble in an hour or two, the Leonardo da Vinci Ornithopter Model Kit comes complete with pre-cut wooden pieces to assemble with pegs for extra strength. The finished product makes an awesome bedroom decoration.
Leonardo da Vinci was a prolific inventor and artist who came up with new ideas and redesigned inventions from earlier times. This working re-creation is inspired by his 15th century masterful Ornithopter design. It also incorporates one of his bevel gear designs.
• Build a working historic model • All wooden pieces are pre-cut • Assemble with pegs for extra strength • Can be made in about an hour • Great for beginner builders