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    Abbas Ibn Firnas   Abbas Ibn Firnas was born on (810 – 887 A.D.), he was a Muslim inventor, engineer aviator, physician, and an Arabic poet. Throughout his life he invented many inventions and he had amazing ideas towards science and the idea of flying. He was more into aviation than anyone else because he was the first man to attempt to fly. He had also invented the water clock in which people still use today, it is known for its accuracy than any other clocks. Many scientists that came after Ibn Firnas were inspired by him. For example the flying machine that he created was later on inspired by the Wright brothers, without Ibn Finas’s ideas they would have never thought of the fact of creating an air plane. This air plane that they had created succeeded. He built his own glider and flew off from a mountain, the flight was successful and many people had recognized him as the inventor of aviation. He also devised the means of manufacturing glass from sand, he also developed the rings that we see on maps of the solar system and showed us how the planets and stars move around. It was said that Leonardo da Vinci had drew plans of his own flying machine; he had took ideas from Ibn Firnas and used it to invent his own. His inventions were basically a bird costume and one of his famous flights was in Spain, when he flew for a few moments and unfortunately his attempt failed and he broke his neck. In Ibn Firnas’s house he had built a room in which viewers had watched stars, clouds, thunder and lighting, there were produced by tools located in his laboratory in his house. Finally...