Grav­i­ty tests in Lilien­thal glid­er

Grav­i­ty tests in Lilien­thal glid­er
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)

Gravity tests in Lilienthal glider

Grav­i­ty tests were car­ried out on the repli­ca of the Lilien­thal glid­er at DLR in Göt­tin­gen. Un­der the guid­ance of An­dreas Dill­mann, Di­rec­tor of the DLR In­sti­tute of Aero­dy­nam­ics and Flow Tech­nol­o­gy, Chris­tian Schnepf climbed in­to the glid­er and test­ed its steer­abil­i­ty.

Gravity tests were carried out on the replica of the Lilienthal glider at DLR in Göttingen. Under the guidance of Andreas Dillmann, Director of the DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology, Christian Schnepf climbed into the glider and tested its steerability.

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