Light as feather! The egyptians believed that in order to get to their ideal aferlife your heart had to be light as feather when weighed against the weight of your deeds.Feathers are near Angels appear!
While it is a bit of a comedic strip, it does provide some expansion on extended wing design. Originally had thought of opening up the centre to allow access for the pilot chute, but then thought it may be a bit too much wing disruption.
Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera creates amazing birds paper sculptures only with her two hands. With accessories, she manages to realize paper birds and to reproduce the beauty of many birds’ species’ flight.