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The Magnificent Flying Machine – K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: State of the Art: Yesterday, Today, or Why Not Tomorrow?

Each week, K’lee and Dale offer  prompts for us to consider as the latest challenge.  This week it was K’lee with:

This week, I take on the task of coming up with a fresh new challenge for you to consider. I think I’ve got just the one:  State of the Art: Yesterday, Today, or Why Not Tomorrow?

I am sure that this machine would be considered ‘State of the Art’ in its imagined time frame.

‘The Magnificent Flying Machine’, 2019.The Magnificent Flying Machine

‘Up, up, and away’, 2019.Up, up, and away

I had great fun building this kit, a gift from friends.  It is a paper and card  automaton from http://www.totallyglueless.co.uk, and as the name suggests requires no glue to assemble. You turn the handle the wings flap and the gentleman cycles the machine.

Ken

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