Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Otto Lilienthal in flight in his 1893 glider, probably taken at his testing site at Maihh̦e.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Gliders (Aeronautics)
  • Gliding and soaring
  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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unknown; possibly Ottomar Anschntz


Lilienthal, Otto

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Circa 1893

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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