Louis Bleriot


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Noun1.Louis Bleriot - French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)Louis Bleriot - French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
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Contract notice for Replacement of SSI Lyce Louis Bleriot in Trappes (78)
1909: Louis Bleriot became the first man to fly across the Channel, flying his three-cylinder monoplane from near Calais to Northfall Meadow near Dover Castle.
THE home of an aviation pioneer dubbed the Welsh Louis Bleriot is coming up for auction.
hoice of flight path was not coincidental: In 1909, Louis Bleriot, a French pilot was the first to fly a plane across the English Channel.
In July of the same year Henry arranged for the plane Louis Bleriot used to become the first aviator to fly over water to be put on display - 150,000 people came to see it over four days.
1909: Louis Bleriot became the first man to fly an aeroplane across the Channel, in his three-cylinder monoplane from near Calais to Northfall Meadow near Dover Castle.
That's the engine that barely powered Louis Bleriot on the first aerial crossing of the English Channel.
Pioneering French pilot Louis Bleriot flew without instruments or a compass on July 25 1909.
Summary: A French pilot has recreated the first-ever flight across the English Channel in a monoplane like the one that Louis Bleriot flew in 1909, complete with a wooden propeller, bicycle wheels and an engine as powerful as a lawnmower.
Pioneering Frenchman Louis Bleriot flew without instruments or a compass from the Sangatte cliffs near Calais to Dover Castle in Kent on July 25, 1909.
1909: French aviator Louis Bleriot made his first Channel crossing in an airplane he designed himself.
A few months later, Louis Bleriot made the first flight across the English Channel.