The Flying Machine

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The Flying Machine

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

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