How To Build A Flapper-Wing-A-Ma-Thing
(If You're A Human)
A Brief History For The Uninformed
The Flapper-Wing-A-Ma-Thing was originally designed by Cornelius The Badger of Dapplewood Forest. Three of Cornelius' students--Abigail The Woodmouse, Russell The Hedgehog, & Edgar The Mole--later built a full-scale replica of the aircraft in order to complete a quest they were on. They managed to fly the aircraft successfully, until an encounter with a thunderstorm caused them to make a crash-landing.
Design & Appearance
The Flapper-Wing-A-Ma-Thing is an ornithopter, or a flying machine powered by flapping wings. The cockpit is in the shape of a hollowed-out dome, & the wings are shaped like those of a bird's. A nose & rudder are positioned on either end of the cockpit, & the pilot controls are situated at the helm. In the middle of the cockpit, are cranking devices known as winder-uppers, which work to move the wings up &