A Canadian university student has done what Leonardo da Vinci had only dreamt of: Piloted a human-powered "wing-flapping" plane!
Called an ornithopter, and the inspiration for modern day helicopters,
the machine was first sketched by da Vinci way back in 1485 and never
Todd Reichert, an engineering student at the University of Toronto, made
history by sustaining flight in his ornithopter