Design and Technology
My Own Personal Yellow Brick Road
Categories: Mechanisms

I’ve always loved dragons so I’m going to have a go at making an automata of a dragon flying. I got most of my inspiration from an automata made by a guy called Keith Newstead:

I love the smooth motion! I think I’ve worked out that it’s made from a crank to describe the elliptical movement of the body of the horse and linkages to make the rest of the movement. Hopefully I’ll be able to replicate the smooth, graceful movement…

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