Leonardo da Vinci's Great Flying Manned Kite Model Kit

Leonardo da Vinci's Great Flying Manned Kite Model Kit

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Use this kit to assemble a great flying manned kite model straight from Leonardo Da Vinci's notebooks!

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Leonardo da Vinci's Great Flying Manned Kite Model Kit

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Overview

Use this kit to assemble a great flying manned kite model straight from Leonardo Da Vinci's notebooks!

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Great Kite
Leonardo da Vinci Model Set
Assemble your own model great flying manned kite
Design inspired by Da Vinci's notebooks

The scientific genius of Leonardo da Vinci is brought to life through this articulated model. The invention that inspired this snap-together replica is taken from the pages of Da Vinci's priceless and awe-inspiring notebooks. This model is made of plastic, snaps together and requires no special tools. The included manual is educational and teaches how this invention has evolved into what it is today

The genius Da Vinci drew inspiration for this work from his direct observation of the flight of a bird. Da Vinci described its dimensions, the materials with which it is to be built, and its shape and how it works; the whole notebook revolves precisely around the construction and use of the machine.

Da Vinci also imparted some “flying lessons” on how the pilot should operate the machine. The piloting must have been complex. He would use his hands and feet to activate ropes and could rotate, move and open and close the wings with his own movements.

Da Vinci’s design is not drawn in its entirety. We must therefore reconstruct the indispensable parts. These include: the canvas to cover the wings, some articulations and pulleys, and the tail, which Da Vinci knew was indispensable for controlling the machine.

 

  • No batteries required
  • Package Dimensions: 10.5" x 9" x 3.25"
  • Ages 8+
  • Made in China

 

Additional Information

SKU

ELENEDU-61021

Weight

0.8 lb

Country of Origin

CN

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