Leonardo da Vinci's Flying Machines Kit

Author: Dewar, Andrew
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Leonardo da Vinci's Flying Machines Kit

Visionary Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci designed and sketched many inventions that were centuries ahead of their time. He was obsessed with flight theory and aerodynamics, so many of his drawings were of innovative flying machines—most of which were never built during his lifetime. They existed only as ideas in da Vinci's fertile imagination and as sketches in his famous notebooks—until now!

This remarkable new collection of paper plane models by renowned paper artist Andrew Dewar presents replicas of 13 of Leonardo's most famous aviation inventions—most of which actually fly! Each realistic model provides insights into the incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci, and the detailed instructions, colorful diagrams and sturdy pop-out paper pieces make it easy to get the planes up into the air quickly—where the real fun begins!


  • Pre-cut paper pieces for 13 different machines based on Leonardo's most original designs
  • A full-color 64-page book with step-by-step instructions for assembling the flying machine models
  • A pre-assembled rubber band slingshot launcher used to launch the planes into the sky.


Andrew Dewar is a Canadian artist who has published over 40 paper crafting books and kits, including Ultimate Paper Airplanes for Kids, High-Performance Paper Airplanes KitOne Minute Paper Airplanes Kit and Record Breaking Paper Airplanes Kit. He now lives and teaches paper arts in Gifu, Japan.


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