TR-VIP STEM-7-Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi,The First Person Who Tried Flying









Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi, (Birth: 1609-Death: 1640) is the first person to fly with his own developed wings. He is one of the most important Turkish scholars who lived in the Ottoman State in the 17th century. Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi is one of the most valuable people in history of Turkish aviation, too.He put on a device  similar to the birds’ wings and made himself free to the air from the Galata Tower in the year of 1632, and he passed the Istanbul Bosphorus by flying and landed on the Doğancılar in Üsküdar,3000 metres away from Bosphorus.