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Posts tagged “Otto Lilienthal

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 (50 ft) – fractured his neck.

He died for our planes?

“Since the days of Copernicus, man has dreamed of flight…”

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