Aerodynamics is the study of objects in motion through the air and the forces that produce or change such motion. The theory of aerodynamics began with prehistoric man’s desire to copy the actions of the bird and fly through the air. In the years around 1500 one man (Leonardo da Vinci) foresaw the shape of things to come. Da Vinci correctly concluded that it was the movement of the wing relative to the air and the resulting reaction that produced the lift necessary to fly.
Hezarfen Ahmet CELEBI is the first flying person, who was inspired by the designs of Leonardo Da Vinci, designed and produced a robust aerodynamic structure (eagle wings) like birds in order to fly in the 16th century.
He completed the first flight in the history of the world from
Galata Tower to Uskudar over Bosphorus in 1632. The flight, which was
welcomed with the intense enthusiasm of the people, lasted 3558 meters.
On December 17, 1903, North Caroline, Wilbur and Orville Wright (The Wright Brothers) made the first powered flight at Kitty Hawk with their first powered aircraft, lasted 4 miles. Aviation and aerodynamics have developed rapidly since 1903.