Leonardo Da Vinci Helicopter
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A working re-creation of Da Vinci's Aerial Screw design
Fabulous for model makers, this working re-creation of Leonardo Da Vinci's 15th Century "Aerial Screw" is a great example of his obsession with flight. Keep Reading
Leonardo Da Vinci Helicopter Description
Build one of Leonardo Da Vinci's most iconic flying designs, the Aerial Screw with this Leonardo Da Vinci Helicopter Wooden Kit!
Despite Da Vinci's designs for human-powered flight never becoming a reality, they still defined him as an inventor far ahead of his time.
While it’s often called a helicopter, the lift in Da Vinci's design works more like a aerial screw than the rotors of a helicopter.
The Leonardo Da Vinci Helicopter is made from natural, untreated wood. It uses a bevel gear he drew in his codices and increases the speed of the crankshaft. This is evident with the rotating mast.
This is a great kit for all model makers and history lovers!
It brings Da Vinci's iconic drawing to life and is a great way to learn about gears and flight.
Dimensions of the assembled aerial screw helicopter kit:
- W: 230mm
- L: 230mm
- H: 355mm
Included in kit is everything you'll need to build your replica Leonardo Helicopter:
- Instruction booklet
- Over 40 pre-cut and pre-drilled wooden & pieces
- 4 eye-loop screws
Recommended for ages 9 and up.
This model takes between 1 and 3 hours to make (be sure and let the glue dry as you go), and the end result will be worth the wait.
A beautiful display piece when finished too! A great option if you are looking for a unique physics gift.
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Shipping & Delivery
Pop your order in before 12 Noon Mon - Fri and if everything is in stock we’ll dispatch it that day guaranteed for you. This excludes public holidays of course.
You have two options to get your entire order shipped, standard delivery for $10 or our express service for $15 (excludes bulky items as labelled)
All your selections are sent with full tracking so you keep an watch on them as they progress to your delivery address. You can easily check the progress of your entire order by clicking on the tracking link in your dispatch email.
Leonardo Da Vinci Helicopter Reviews
great construction toy(5)By: Danielle on 14 January 2021This is a great construction toy that was really fun and interesting to build. The final product looks great and kids love it!!
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