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    Brainstorm Toys The Original Flying Bird - Wingspan 400mm

    This amazing flying bird has been delighting kids of all ages for over forty years. The patented mechanical toy flies by flapping its tear-proof wings up to 50metres, powered by a high quality rubber band and mechanism. Simply pull the lever under the right wing, hold the bird upside down and turn the handle 50 times. Lift the tail and adjust the angle to achieve the desired flight direction, this enables the bird to climb and turn. Finally press the switch under the right wing, once the wings begin to flap, gently launch the bird into the wind but do not throw. Designed in France in 1969 by Gérard De Ruymbeke, this patented flying bird is an ornithopter. From the Greek words ornithos “bird” and pteron “wing”, an ornithopter is any aircraft that flies by flapping its wings. Birds were the inspiration to Leonardo da Vinci when he designed an ornithopter in 1490. He never saw the ornithopter fly however, because it was heavy and required too much energy to produce lift and thrust. In 1929 a human-powered ornithopter, constructed by Alexander Lippisch, was towed into the air and glided. The first toy ornithopter was sold in Paris in 1879. Brainstorm Toys is a range of fun, educational and interactive toys that brings together a host of fascinating items. The aim of Brainstorm Toys branded products is to entertain children but also inspire them to learn more about their environment. 
    • Mechanical toy flies by flapping its tear-proof wings up to 50 metres
    • Powered by a high quality rubber band and mechanism
    • Turn the handle, release the switch and launch
    • Adjust tail angle to achieve different flight angle
    • No batteries required

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