History Behind The Card: An Early Idea Of Aviation
Card #26 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910
- King Kai Kawus , ~1500 BC, Persia (modern-day Iran)
If this topic seems familiar to you – that you have read it before in this very blog, go to the head of the class.
So… rather than bore you all and myself by re-writing it here, simply click HERE and see the tale written out for you – a mythical tale of early flight involving hungry eagles, raw meat and a throne.
It’s well-written and understandable and even entertaining… but even if you don’t feel like going there, you can get the gist of the whole story by reading the back of the card, presented below:
Did you see that last line on the card? Someone actually wondered if you could train eagles as a vehicle to carry a man?
All I can picture is this: