A flying angel carrying a small child in the clouds.
"Ant-lion larva." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875
"Ant-lion perfect insect." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875
The car in which the aeronauts sit is usually made of wicker-work of whalebone. It is sustained by cords…
"VOLANT. The French word for flying. It is used in Heraldry to express the same action." -Hall, 1862
This illustration shows three different views of the 1915 Caproni Type C A-4 Triplane.
"A large balloon successfully equipped with a powerful oil engine, a propellor, and a rudder."
An illustration of a dog running around a corner and a pan flying in the air.
The flying dragon gets its name from its ability to glide for short distance using a thin membrane.
"The Flying fish, with wings expanded and elevated in the act of flight. This anomalous and interesting…
This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a flying boat.
A flock of geese flying over a town.
"Is from six to fifteen inches long, and is found in the Mediterranean, and also in the European and…
"The Grey Heron in full flight. In the heron the wings are deeply concave, and unusually large as compared…
"Right wing of the Kestrel, drawn from the specimen, while being held against the light."—Pettigrew,…
An illustration of a man riding a horse being chased by flying snakes.
"The red-legged partridge with wings fully extended as in rapid flight."—Pettigrew, 1874
Reynard is telling the story of King Crampart's horse that could run a hundred miles in an hour. Prince…
A flying machine invented by George Cayley. It is an early model of the helicopter.
"A body whose average density is so much less than that of air that the body will rise, lifting not…
An early invention of the airplane, created by John Stringfellow in the mid-19th century.
This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a typical biplane.
This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a typical monoplane.
A zeppelin airship flying over water.