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The Flying Machine

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This is about how flying was first created.

This is about how flying was first created.

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  • 1. The Flying Machine
    Created by Otto Lilienthal
  • 2. Early Gliders
    -Unpowered gliders-The concept of heavier-than-air flight-Testing Otto Lilienthal ideas-Developing the world's first manned aircraft
  • 3. Otto Lilienthal
    Born in Anklam, Germany,
    on May 23, 1848.
    Studied Birds in early
    childhood
    Graduated from the Royal
    Technical Academy of Berlin
    Served in the Franco-Prussian
    War
  • 4. Creating the Glider
    The first experiments with human flight
    Otto and Gustav built the first wood glider
    The building of winged vehicles
    The study of the structure of bird wings
  • 5. Career
    Lilienthal worked as an engineer
    Lilienthal’s theory of bird flight
    He earn 25 patents
  • 6. Starting out
    Lilienthal opened his own factory
    Invented a safer small engine design
    He published a book on bird flight
  • 7. Creations
    The Derwitzer Glider model
    Convertible flight apparatus
    Standard Soaring Apparatus
    He built 18 flying crafts.
  • 8. Example of the Flying Machine
  • 9. The Ending
    He was killed in a gliding accident that took place on August 9, 1896.
    His last words were:
    "Sacrifices must be made.“
  • 10. For More Information
    Biography
    http://www.yourdictionary.com/biography/otto-lilienthal
    History
    http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Prehistory/lilienthal/PH6.htm
    The Invention
    http://www.flyingmachines.org/lilthl.html