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The "German Aviation Pioneer Museum Gustav Weißkopf "

gives an insight into Weißkopf´s/Whitehead´s pioneering deeds and achievements as an early aviator and will answer the question of why he had almost fallen into complete oblivion.

With an introductory film (may be bought as a video), a contemporary and documentary photo collection, documents, books, periodicals, reports, and models, with a working motor replica, and - last not least- with a full scale flown replica of Weißkopf´s flying machine "No. 21", the visitor of the museum is being led through the life and work of Weißkopf.

 

 

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The "Aviation Pioneer Gustav Weisskopf Museum" was founded in 1974 by
Stella Randolph, William J. O`Dwyer and the City of Leutershausen.

By the way: The Aviation Pioneer Gustav Weißkopf Museum and the interesting Museum of Local History belong and work together. The latter takes the visitors into the era of our forefathers and shows their way of life, skills and trades.


German Aviation Pioneer Museum Gustav Weißkopf and Museum of Local History,
Plan 6, D-91578 Leutershausen, Germany. Phone: +49 9823 951-0, FAX: +49 9823 951-50
Museum Phone: +49 9823 927352  only at opening hours
Opening hours:
From Easter till end of October daily, except Saturday, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.
On Wednesday and Sunday also, from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Please phone or fax for special arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erster Motorflug der Welt: 14. August 1901  | gustav.weisskopf@leutershausen.de