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.
To fly, simply wind up the bird and gently release like a paper airplane. When not in use, the Flying Martha is a charming companion displayed in your home.
Measures 16″ x 16″ assembled
Bamboo and mulberry paper
Handmade by master kite-makers in Weifang, China
Includes easy assembly instructions
Ships in a beautiful gift box measuring 14″x 16″ x 4″
Make sure the Flying Martha is assembled properly
Watch the instruction video below.
Haptic Lab is a creative studio in New York that creates dreamy kites in collaboration with artisans using traditional skills.
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