otto lilienthal

Lilienthal

[lil-ee-uhn-thawl; for 2 also German lee-lee-uhn-tahl]
noun
1.
David E(ly) 1899–1981, U.S. public administrator.
2.
Otto [awt-oh] , 1848–96, German aeronautical engineer and inventor.
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Lilienthal (German ˈliːliəntaːl)
 
n
Otto (ˈɔto). 1848--96, German aeronautical engineer, a pioneer of glider design

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German aviation pioneer. Lilienthal was the most significant aeronautical pioneer in the years between the advancements of the Englishman George Cayley and the American Wright brothers

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