Yes, we can say that use this medieval machine to succeed in flying, it is audacious but not necessarily more stupid than certain very real attempts as the man was able to make to tear away from the Earth' attraction!
At the moment, proudly perched at the top of its machine, the smurf " " flying " " savors its next victory on the weightlessness.
Taken by his enthusiasm, he has even a brief Latin quotation (chance talked Smurf!) before his assistant cuts the rope and before the inevitable occurs!... And the looks terrified by his congeners say length on what they dread to see arriving: not a beautiful trajectory through the airs, but rather a pitiful squashing of smurf.