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Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Lilienthal glider 1:24

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Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Lilienthal glider 1:24

To cut colored model and stick together

Material: paper, cardboard

Number of sheets: 2

Difficulty: 1

Unit: 1:24

Additionally necessary: ​​paper scissors, glue

Helpful tools: scalpel, bone folder, small clamps and needles for fixing

The manufacturer classifies his models in five levels of difficulty one:

"Children Model": very light and with childlike motifs
"0": beginners model
"1": Easy
"2": Medium
"3": Heavy

Lot of preparatory work for future aviation engine contributed originating from Anklam in Pomerania brothers Otto and Gustav Lilienthal. In her early youth, the two brothers were students in their Pomeranian home the flight of storks. They noted that the heavy animals always stood at the beginning of their flight against the wind, only to rise into the air. They concluded that a suction created when blowing on the wing surface, which ensures the buoyancy of the birds. The knowledge gained from this observation wrote Otto Lilienthal in 1889 in his book The bird flight as the basis of aviation down. 1891 Otto Lilienthal began construction of flying machines with which he undertook flight tests in the Rhinow mountains. 1893 met Otto Lilienthal the 22-year-old Paul Beylich know whose trade skills he stood out. Along with it built Lilienthal then several airplane glider with which he took from a 15 meter high hill in Lichterfelde East gliding flights. In a test flight on 9 August 1896 Otto Lilienthal was killed. The services of the brothers Lilienthal are undisputed. Its still existing gliders and flight equipment are evidence of their skill and pioneering spirit. Dimensions of the normal sailing apparatus of Otto Lilienthal: Span 6.72 m, length 5.28 m, surface 13,60 m², 20.00 kg weight.