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Help with this flying machine. I think it is a concept / prototype designed in Europe in the nineteenth century.

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    $\begingroup$ Leonardo daVinci? $\endgroup$ – Jim Garrison Feb 24 '18 at 21:36
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A friend sent me this. Thanks for the answers.

Gull-wing by Werner Siemens, Germany 1847.

Gull-wing by Werner Siemens, Germany 1847

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    $\begingroup$ Yes, I have another source for that sketch by Siemens [Rockets, Missiles and Men in Space, Willy Ley. Signet Books, New American Library, 1969] imgur.com/4jY8II3 imgur.com/aCiwhis $\endgroup$ – xxavier Feb 26 '18 at 13:06
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It may be the "la barque ailée" as exposed in the Bourget air museum enter image description here

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It is probably an imitation of Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine. As you can see from the following picture

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