Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Abass Ibn Firnas

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 53s

Over a thousand years ago, legend has it that Moorish pioneer Abass Ibn Firnas jumped from a cliff with feathers attached to his arms and legs. A modern day wing suit flyer recreates the feat using modern technology, with a spectacular flight.

Aired: 04/24/19

Rating: TV-PG

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