Haptic Lab Flying Martha Ornithopter

Haptic Lab Flying Martha Ornithopter

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The original Flying Martha Ornithopter. A mechanical flying passenger pigeon made by hand of bamboo, powered by a rubber band. An ornithopter is a flying machine that uses flapping wing motion to fly, just like a real bird. Named after the last passenger pigeon, Martha, who died in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914, the Flying Martha Ornithopter is a simple mechanical toy powered by a rubber band. This is a project by the design studio Haptic Lab.
 
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