Hazerfan; the man who became a dream true

Hazerfan Ahmed Celebi

Flying like birds has been one of the dreams that human being want to become true. A Turkish scientist Hazerfan started to work on this subject in 1620’s. His goal was to become flying true and he achieved it. After a long studying period, he climbed through Galata Tower. He built a wing skeleton to fly for a long distance. Finally he flied through Asian Minor from Galata Tower in 1632. His prototype did its mission and he was the first man who flied in the history.

His flight from Galata Tower

After his success, he wasn’t awarded unfortunately due to the Islamic order of the state. He was accused of denying the natural structure of human being given by the God. He was exiled to Algeria and he died there.

Around 300 years later, the air domination have a great importance especially during the war times.


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