Model of human-powered MD 2 aircraft by Hans Seehase

Rostock-Warnemünde/Berlin 1936, scale 1:5, wingspan: 250 cm

Safe, simple and dismountable – those were the principles of the Warnemünde entrepreneur Hans Seehase. The versatile inventor had countless ideas patented. The most important of these included aircraft, aeroplanes and computers. From the mid-1930s Seehase worked on human-powered aircraft. In 1936 he tested the MD 2 in Berlin. “Springs into the air” achieved a respectable 90 metres. Yet Seehase was not granted any clearance for take-off for places with secure ground. The tests were of “no military importance.”

Text: K. Mö.

The exhibit refers to:

Mecklenburg until 1945

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