This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Sunday, May 1, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)
clue: Many can claim that they were the first success story in flight, but this member of aviation royalty has the pictures to prove it.
explanation: Lilienthal, known as the Glider King ("royalty"), was the first person to make well-documented, repeated, successful gliding flights, including many published photographs. more…
trivia: Russ also provided the explanation text.