Medieval Arab flying machine (Abbas Ibn Firnas, 9th century)

Medieval Arab flying machine (Abbas Ibn Firnas, 9th century)

A medieval glider constructed by Abbas Ibn Firnas.

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flying machine, Ibn Firnas, aircraft, glider, gliding, aviation, invention, medieval, Arabic, structure, wooden framework, experiment, science, history

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