„Lilienthal and Wright” is the name of an exhibition in the baptistry of Otto Lilienthal.
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Oct.: Tue to Fri 10 a. m. – 5 p. m., Sat./Sun.: 1 p. m. – 5 p. m.
Nov.: Wed. to Fri. 11 a. m. – 3 1/2 p. m., Sun. 1 p. m. – 3 1/2 p. m.
Dec.: 1./8./15. 1 p. m. – 3 1/2 p. m. and on demand.
Regardless from the neverending question „who was the first?” the Wright brothers „Flyer” was the fundamental breakthrough for the practical used successful airplane.
In the same way Lilienthal was not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft. But he realized the first repeated human flights with artificial wings from the top of a hill to the ground over a distance of about 800 feet between the years of 1891 and 1896.
Source / Author: Otto Lilienthal Musuem
Photo: Otto Lilienthal Musuem