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Otto Lilienthal

Otto Lilienthal, a German engineer who inspired the Wright brothers, Lilienthal pioneered glider flight. In 1896 a photographer captured him aloft days before he died after a flight accident.

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Hancock / NewsEagles A hang glider based loosely on the design of a bat's wings appears to soar over visitors during t.

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Otto Lilienthal, pioneer of aviation, died in 1896 of injuries sustained when his glider stalled and he was unable to regain control; falling from about 15 m

The world's first "flying man" Otto Lilienthal. He died in 1896 when his glider crashed from a height of 15 meters.

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Airship, Los Angeles, wind lift incident.On 25 August 1927, while the Los Angeles was tethered at the Lakehurst high mast, a gust of wind caught her tail and lifted it into colder, denser air that was just above the airship. This caused the tail to lift higher. The crew on board tried to compensate by climbing up the keel toward the rising tail, but could not stop the ship from reaching an angle of 85 degrees, before it finally descended. It was able to fly the next day.

On 25 August while the Los Angeles was tethered at the Lakehurst high mast, a gust of wind caught her tail and lifted it into colder, denser air that was just above the airship. This caused the tail to lift h

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