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. Size 24″ wingspan.
For ages 9 and up.
Not for under 3 yrs.