Flapping flight - following the example of birds

Well the oldest idea of flying: the flapping flight - to today the idea is subject to research and ambitious projects.

Depiction from Astra Castra, 1864

The allegedly successful apparatus of the French Besnier

Film: Smartbird (Download 4,9 MB)


In the video, the most recent, spectacular imitation of bird-flight can be seen: At the Hanover-Fair 2011, the company FESTO presented their Smart Bird
corporate video -courtesy of Festo AG

Depiction from Astra Castra, 1864
Voice actor: H.Gülland - Vorpommersche Landesbühne Anklam