Previous Projects 1978 : Flying machines

1987: Aeronautics

Fons spent the year 1978 working in the field of aeronautics.

He designed, built and flight-tested no less than six remarkable flying machines.

One of the crafts, a single bladed, jet powered, backpack helicopter (18 kg) proved to be the smallest and lightest helicopter in the world.

He also designed and started the construction of a giant balloon in which he planned to make the first transatlantic flight from the United States to Europe.

However, an American team successfully completed the flight that very same year.

Some of his flying machines