The polymath thought that if a screw-like structure can rotate fast enough, it will 'drill' into the air and fly.
The design for the armoured car features the most important military requirements: reliability, portability and great firepower.
Leonardo based the design of the flapping wing on birds' wings and a faulty hypothesis.
Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.
Leonardo was not only a master artist, but also an accomplished military engineer.
The mechanical wing is one of the masterpieces among Leonardo's sketches related to aviation.
Leonardo also designed a wide variety of artillery weapons.
The German engineer Otto Lilienthal was the first person to make successful flights with a glider designed by himself.
The animation offers a summary of the history of aviation from the Middle Ages.
Viduramžių sklandytuvas, kurį pastatytė Abasas Ibn Firnas.
An ancient Greek myth about the tragedy of father and son who wanted to flee the island of Crete.