A man attempts to fly a bicycle equipped with wings, tail, and a burning rocket. He falls and is doused with water.
United States Date:1937, August Duration:29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Vintage aviation attempt: Two men push a third on a bicycle. The rider is dressed as an aviator. The bicycle has wings and empennage fastened to it like an ornithopter though it is unclear if the wings flap or not. Another man runs alongside, carrying a bucket of water. As the bicycle speed increases, one of the men strikes a match and ignites a rocket in the tail of the bicycle. The rocket boost causes the cyclist to lose control and he and the bicycle turn to the left and fall to the ground amidst smoke and fire. The man with the bucket arrives and douses the rider with water.
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