THE KNOWLEDGE MEDIA INSTITUTE

History of Flight

Key events

Flights of fancy

Models

Aerodynamics

How planes fly

Historical development

Aero-engines

Flyers

Cayley

Lilienthal

Phillips

The Wright Brothers

Santos-Dumont

Cody

Links

About FirstFlight

Lilienthal - engines


· Click on one of the hands in the top view to take over control.

· The left hand causes the gas engine to pull the wing down, and the right hand allows it to be pulled back up.