“Volere Volare” at Museum of Science: Milan taking off!

A special weekend dedicated entirely to the flight that will take place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October at the Leonardo da Vinci National Science and Technology Museum

On the occasion of the return, after a period of restoration, of the 1930 Puss Moth De Havilland I-FOGL aircraft belonging to Antonio Foglia, the Museum will be animated for a whole weekend by activities able to tell the theme of flight with different looks.

Saturday and Sunday it will be possible to take part in a guided tour together with the Museum’s curator to discover anecdotes and background of the I-FOGL.

You can test yourself with obstacle courses for driving and controlling drones on wheels and in flight; discover together with ENAC certified pilots secrets and drone construction and assembly techniques; wear a PlayStation®VR viewer to grab the controls of an ultralight and take the pilot’s license in virtual reality; build under the guidance of special designers paper planes. You can also become explorers, becoming part of the interactive explorer saga Academy.

In the laboratories of the Museum you will play with the wind by twirling objects of different shapes and materials in the Tinkering Zone and you will discover the most suitable forms to move in the air in the i.lab Mathematics.

http://www.museodellascienza.org

 

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