BLERIOT XI "Traversée de la Manche"

BLERIOT XI "Traversée de la Manche"

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This is the Bleriot XI airplane, whith which French pilot Louis Bleriot crossed the English Channel for the first time on July the 25th, 1909. This plane was 7.53 m long, with a wingspan of 8.58m. Total weight with pilot is 330 Kg. This airplane was designed by the engineer Raymond Saulnier and was powered by an air cooled, 3 cylinders, 25Hp Anzani engine. #aeronautique #aeroplane #air #aircraft #airplane #aviation #avion #bleriot #channel #flugzeug #helice #manche #plane #propeller
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