The Horten 229: Past, Present and Future

Tue, Jul 23, 2019 - Tue, Jul 23, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Location: Skyscape Theater - EAA Aviation Museum

Presenter: Terrence Coakley


Diego Horten, son of Horten 229 designer Reimar Horten, will speak about early Horten aircraft. Terry Coakley, creator of Horten229.org, will show pictures of conservation work done at Smithsonian Air & Space. Animator Mario Marino will be make the Horten 229 fly on the big screen. Bernhard Mattlener is bringing his Horten HX-2 flying wing from Germany to display in Innovation Showcase and fly; he will talk about his interaction with Reimar Horten and the future of flying wing design.


 

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