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The Сontribution of Leonard da Vinci in Aviation History Term Paper

Type of paper: Term Paper

Topic: Leonardo da Vinci, Aviation, History, Science

Pages: 10

Words: 2750

Published: 2019/10/10


The beginning of the concept of aviation began in Chinese in the fourth century A.D. In 400 B.C a toy that consisted of feathers at the end of a stick was spun between the hands to generate a lift and after its release it provided a free flight, It is assumed that those who build the  toys were inspired by the auto rotating nature of seeds from trees such as Sycamore. 1

In the year 1480, Leonard da Vinci discovered that a screw shaped device well made from a  starched linen can rise in air if turned quickly.