July 11, 2016

Those Daring Young "Aeronauts" in Their Flying Macines: 1889 Edition


My improved. flying-machine consists of a jacket, A, adapted to the body of the aeronaut, right and leftwings, Bf, and a tail, D, held to the jacket, and a balloon, E, from which the aeronaut is suspended by connections to the jacket and to straps or bands encircling his legs, all as shown in Fig. 1 of the drawings, and as will be hereinafter more particularly described in the order above mentioned. Patent US398984 - Flying-machine - Google Patents

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 11, 2016 9:48 AM
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