Richard Browning uses the human mind to balance and control flight, producing a new generation of practical (if expensive) jet packs.
Dubbed the Gossamer Albatross, Paul MacCready's engineering marvel revolutionized aeronautics when it became the first human-powered aircraft to cross the English Channel.
The first use of laser-guided bombs changed aerial warfare forever when they finally brought down the Dragon’s Jaw, a critical North Vietnamese bridge that had cost a dozen American aircraft during the Vietnam War.
Invention is not just genius or inspiration. It’s a process that can be analyzed, using historical cases to understand how inventors work.
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