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An ornithopter comes to the Aviation and Space museum

This was a significant flight:

 

Significant because, at 19 seconds, it was the first successful flight of an ornithopter (a human-powered, wing-flapping flying machine). And now it has a home at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, after a talk by its pilot and designer. Ahead of that talk, structural designer Cameron Robertson joined us to explain what that flight was like.

 

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