I never watched the whole show, but I watched several clippings compiled into one video. It talked about a multitude of what these kooky theorist believed to be flying devices made my ancient civilizations. While it's mostly bs, I like their theories from an idea perspective. What made me look it up was a boss from La Mulana called Palenque, who is based of the mural of King Palanque. There's also a model plane in the game that that is based off these gold model planes that dates way back. It was cool seeing them mention that. Upon some further research, there is this one guy(the one that I think compiled the video of AA talking about flying devices) that actually built a small plane based off the model, and it flew REALLY WELL.
I don't know. I just found that incredibly interesting. I think the whole thing can be found here
Yeah, those figurines were of animals in the area.
But there were hundreds of those figurines and they were all of animals and only a few resembled a plane, but it seemed more like an artistic rendition of a local insect.
That was probably one of the exaggerations that they made because I remember on the show, they never mentioned the other counties figurines and just chose a few to prove their point.
On Ancient Aliens they made it fly, but it wasn't really fair because they changed the shape and added propellers, LOL.