Enter the wooden flying dragon – this is one that you can control, once you have built it of course!
This excellent automaton has fluid movement. As you turn the crank handle, the body will lunge forward and the wings will flap. The instructions for this model are excellent and all the pieces are pre-engineered so that there is no cutting required. Just work through the steps and attach the strings and get the tensions just right to make your own dragon who appears to be ready to take to the skies.
The wooden pieces can be painted and decorated – there are no rules here, as nobody really knows what the dragons looked like, so go for it! Once built, this is a really impressive model that will be start of many adventures.
- The movement is excellent
- The model is a good challenge, but achievable
- There is no limit to your painting and design skills