Santos-Dumont


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Santos-Dumont

(French sɑ̃todymɔ̃)
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(Biography) Alberto (albɛrto). 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut, living in France. He constructed dirigibles and aircraft, including a monoplane (1909)
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I heard something buzz like a bee, and then I took a long, pleasant ride with Santos-Dumont.
"Hartill had clearly copied one of the wellknown successful aircraft of the day, the Santos-Dumont Demoiselle.
Come and discover the world of aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont, and the new Santos de Cartier collection.
The statement installation of the Demoiselle airplane will allow visitors to discover the new Cartier Santos collection as well as the world aviation pioneer, Alberto Santos-Dumont who inspired the creation of the original pilot's watch, through a series of experimental and immersive rooms.
The myth of the Santos de Cartier watch has been maintained since its creation in 1904, and goes beyond the story of Alberto Santos-Dumont.
The review in The New York Times praised her "flutelike Santos-Dumont notes," comparing her to a Brazilian aviation pioneer, and added, in a reference to a Wild West gunslinger: "She hit that high G as promised, but it is like Bat Masterson hitting a tomato can with a .44 at four paces."
Ces moments solennels avaient ete precedes d'une premiere partie dediee a l'histoire tourmentee du Bresil, allant notamment de l'esclavage a l'aviateur Santos-Dumont en passant par l'apparition des favelas, et, apres quelques minutes plus graves consacrees aux consequences du rechauffement de la planete.
The origins of this wristwatch was through a pioneering aviator, Alberto Santos-Dumont, a friend of Cartier.
Those abilities will come in handy for his biggest assignment yet: adapting Paul Hoffman's tome "Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight" for the live-action feature debut of "Ice Age" helmer Chris Wedge.
ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT was a very early balloonist and aviator who grew up on a Brazilian coffee plantation in the late 1890s, reading and dreaming about Jules Verne.
decade: Alberto Santos-Dumont. His aircraft was a small airship pushed
While Brazilian Alberto Santos-Dumont and his experimental dirigibles were celebrities above the streets of Paris more than 100 years ago, his feats have largely been forgotten outside his native country.