The Press: Daedalus

The most amazing newspictures of the decade appeared last week in the U. S. Press. Obtained in Germany by Hearst's International News Photos, they showed what had never been seen before, or even heard of: a man flying through the air by his own power!

Captions explained the pictures. The man was a Pilot Erich Kocher. He flew by lung-power, utilizing the rotor principle. Strapped to his chest was an assembly of two horizontal rotors. He had skiis on his feet for landing gear, and a finlike tail attached to his stern. By...

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