Flying - only on the basis of physics

Lilienthal was convinced: Before the first flight tests, the theoretical tools must be created.
With his measurements and mathematical models, Lilienthal became the creator of the modern physics of the wing.


Marie Lilienthal writes down the measured values called out to her by the brothers: "O" stands for Otto, "G" for Gustav.

Obtained measurement protocol: Deutsches Museum Munich; HS 6264.
Voice actor: K. Albrecht