An important milestone for climate protection in aviation: Since 1.1.2012, aviation has been growing CO2-neutrally. This means the climate will not be additionally polluted, even though aviation continues to grow. This has been made possible by aviation’s participation in the European emissions trading scheme.
German mechanical engineer Otto Lilienthal turn s one of mankind’s oldest dreams into a reality: He is the first person to succeed in flying longer distances by gliding flight. In the following years, the aviation pioneer builds and tests countless devices, with which he manages to fly distances of 50 to 250 meters.