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Blé·riot(blā′rē-ō, blā-ryō′), Louis 1872-1936.
French aviator who was the first to cross the English Channel by airplane (1909).
(Biography) Louis (lwi). 1872–1936, French aviator and aeronautical engineer: made the first flight across the English Channel (1909)
Louis, 1872–1936, French aviator, pioneer aeronautical engineer, and inventor.