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Marutsakha Takes Flight: Modern Aviation Based on Ancient Vimana

November 4, 2019 - General
Pushpaka vimana depicted three times, twice flying in the sky and once landed on the ground.(Public Domain)

In 1895 Shivkar Bapuji Talpade (1864-1916), a member of the Maharashtri, launched an unmanned aircraft called Marutsakha, (Sanskrit ‘Marut’ means Air and ‘Sakha’ means ‘Friend’, so ‘Friend of the Air’) on Chowpatty beach. 

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