Leonardo's Dream Machines

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The documentary Leonardo's Dream Machinesconsists of a group of engineers and scientists attempting to build working models of two of Da Vinci's blueprints using only materials that would have been available to Da Vinci at the time he created them. They attempt to fashion a hang glider as well as a large crossbow.
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Overview

The documentary Leonardo's Dream Machinesconsists of a group of engineers and scientists attempting to build working models of two of Da Vinci's blueprints using only materials that would have been available to Da Vinci at the time he created them. They attempt to fashion a hang glider as well as a large crossbow.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/17/2006
  • UPC: 841887005647
  • Original Release: 2005
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 97,144

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Leonardo's Dream Machine
1. Introduction [1:13]
2. Starting the Project [6:06]
3. Leonardo's Childhood [1:47]
4. Dream of Flight [2:36]
5. Search for the Wood [:32]
6. Renaissance in Florence [8:16]
7. Metalwork [:41]
8. Flight Potential [2:44]
9. Weapon of War? [4:23]
10. Leonardo and the Human Anatomy [2:58]
11. The Pilot [3:43]
12. Leonardo in Milan [4:32]
13. Assembly [3:54]
14. Pushing the Boundaries [1:23]
15. A Pilot Frame [2:29]
16. Day of Reckoning [7:50]
17. Credits [1:05]
1. Introduction [1:13]
2. Second Design [4:33]
3. The A-Frame and the Cloth [4:49]
4. Leonardo's Technical Drawings [1:37]
5. Will it Fly? [5:17]
6. Leonardo - Vortex Formation [5:41]
7. Testing New Bow Limbs [6:10]
8. Take it to the Air [5:39]
9. Leonardo's Mona Lisa [1:06]
10. The Da Vinci System [3:56]
11. "On the Flight of Birds" [3:20]
12. Taking Off [2:33]
13. Leonardo's Legacy [5:31]
14. Realizing Leonardo's Dream [3:09]
15. Conclusion [:50]
16. Credits [1:05]
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Disc #1 -- Leonardo's Dream Machine
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