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 one of his Normal Segelapparat ("normal soaring apparatus") hang gliders, c.1895. Lilienthal's legs are swung to the left to help steer the flight.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Gliders (Aeronautics)
- Gliding and soaring
- Air pilots