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Otto Lilienthal: device for experiments (replica)

Otto Lilienthal1895

Otto-Lilienthal-Museum

Otto-Lilienthal-Museum
Anklam, Germany

Different control mechanisms were tested on this monoplane glider. The conspicuous front wing tip controller (Vorflügel) was intended to prevent crashes, which happened frequently. A wing warping control and turnable drag surfaces were also tested.

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