Modellflugzeug C 35

3D Collection – a C-35 in the Zurich Wind Tunnel

This aircraft model comes from the former Institute of Aerodynamics. Around 430 objects, including other aircraft models and other aerodynamic research models, were transferred to the collection of scientific instruments and teaching aids in 2019. Many of these objects were tested in either the large wind tunnel … Read more

Reisegefährten Von Walter Mittelholzer Beim Ballspiel Am Strand

Walter Mittelholzer, tour operator

Commercial air travel for tourists began in Europe after the First World War in 1919. In Switzerland, Walter Mittelholzer and Alfred Comte, the driving forces behind the Swiss airline company Ad Astra Aero AG, started conducting tourist flights to the Alps in the early 1920s. As these ceased in the winter months, two tourist flights to Africa in 1929/30 and 1930/31 were just what the doctor ordered for Mittelholzer. Not only

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