Louis Blériot

Name
Louis Blériot
Birth and death
1872 - 1936
Occupations
Profession details
Aviator
Related place
Author
Alistair Grant
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Louis Blériot (1872-1936) French aviator, inventor and engineer. In 1909 he completed the first flight across the Channel. He also made the first working monoplane. He was a pioneer of the sport of air racing. Blériot opened a flying school before World War I at Brooklands.

Louis Bleriot

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