making an ornithoper fly


by Ivan Seeking
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Dec13-04, 03:09 AM
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A University of Toronto professor hopes to succeed where Leonardo da Vinci failed -- by making an ornithoper fly.

But before we talk more about Dr. James DeLaurier's dream, you might want this question answered: What's an ornithopter? [continued]
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNew.../?hub=SciTech#

The video included is a must see!!!

[Future AP News release] While trying to catch his runaway craft, a pilot was beaten to death by his ornithoper today...
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Btw, please don't misunderstand, I applaud his efforts but you have to admit that it looks pretty funny; and dangerously close to that old B&W silent footage of early attempts at flight...the difference being that this has been modeled successfully.
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