02 Aug 2021

CIAM FLYER (3-2021) - Lilienthal's Dream Becomes Reality

Lilienthal's legendary 25m gliding 'hop' in 1891 is seen as the beginning of human flight, and his further exploration into the wing profiles of storks gave him the intention to investigate a model with flapping wings; sadly never realised because of his untimely death.

In this latest edition of the CIAM flyer, Hans Langenhagen explores Karl-Heinz Helling's interpretation of Lilienthal's dream...