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Otto Lilienthal - the "Flying Man"

Otto Lilienthal

Otto Lilienthal

Credit - AvStop Magazine Online

Lilienthal's

Lilienthal's "Normal" Glider.

Credit - "(c) 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 91-1451)"

Lilienthal biplane glider in flight.

Lilienthal biplane glider in flight.

Credit - Library of Congress

Lilienthal's Sturmfugel.

Lilienthal's Sturmfugel.

Credit - "(c) 2001 National Air and Space Museum, (SI Neg No. A-41832-A), Smithsonian Institution"

Lilienthal's

Lilienthal's "Jumping Off" place

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Lilienthal's gliding experiments.

Lilienthal's gliding experiments.

Credit - "(c) 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 73-2249)"

Lilienthal glides from the top of his hill.

Lilienthal glides from the top of his hill.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Otto Lilienthal's 1893 glider.

Otto Lilienthal's 1893 glider.

Credit - "(c) 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 73-2240)"

Lilienthal's

Lilienthal's "jumping off" place

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Lilienthal shifts body to move the glider.

Lilienthal shifts body to move the glider.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Lilienthal changed the center of gravity.

Lilienthal changed the center of gravity.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Lilienthal piloting his 1896 glider.

Lilienthal piloting his 1896 glider.

Credit - Wright State University

Lilienthal soars through the air.

Lilienthal soars through the air.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Lilienthal's flight

Lilienthal's flight

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Lilienthal's flight

Lilienthal's flight

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

   
 



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