Da Vinci Helicopter Safety Shortcoming

Leonardo Da Vinci's helicopter has a major shortcoming in their safety.

Da Vinci Helicopter is an awesome part of our history! Helicopters beat the air into submission and are way cool to fly. However, Leonardo Da Vinci’s helicopter has a major shortcoming in its safety. Why are there no classic fly-in helicopter shows?

“Aside from painting the Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci sketched out what he called the Aerial Screw. This Aerial Screw was a man-powered helicopter that required four men to spin cranks fast enough to generate enough lift to get off the ground. After the Aerial Screw sketch it took another 420+ years to actually make a working helicopter.” – Dr. Knowitall



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