Maharshi Bharadwaaja is known to be a towering scholar both in science, philosophy and warfare. He is an important figure in the pantheon of Hindu sages, who recorded knowledge in the spiritual, intellectual and scientific fields. During his period, knowledge was transmitted word of mouth.
Maharshi Bharadwaaja is said to have passed from one Yuga to another. He is among the seven prime seers of Mythological era. Whether there were other seers by his name is not known. According to some scholars, Maharshi Bharadwaaja belonged to Thretha Yuga and to Dwapara Yuga to some others. He figures in the genealogy of Bruhaspati, the principal preceptor of all Hindu deities and his son being seer Bharadwaaja.
Read more about Maharshi Bharadwaaja and Vedic flying machines in the Post Scriptum of 'Vymaanika Shaastra'.