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

10 07 23 Etheritage Pelikan

Lifting off like a pelican? The SB-2 Pelikan aircraft and its rusty start

During the Second World War, the Swiss government actively included ETH Zurich in its plans to promote an autonomous national aviation industry in Switzerland. The Federal Office of Aviation (now the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA)) commissioned Professor Eduard

Read more