French aviator Louis Blériot flies his first monoplane aircraft in Calais, France, 20 years after his record Channel crossing
Calais France Date:1928 Duration:1 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
History of famous airplanes and aviators. French aviator Louis Blériot in Calais, France. The pioneer inventor of aircraft is greeted warmly by friends prior to taking off in his first monoplane aircraft, the Blériot XI, in which he was the first to cross the English Channel nearly 20 years earlier. Bleriot gets into the cockpit. The tail structure of the airplane. A flag of France on the tail. 'L Bleriot' written on the tail section. The aircraft taxis across a field past a parked French twin-engined Farman Goliath biplane airliner. The Blériot XI aircraft takes off. A large crowd of spectators watches the aircraft. The next scene shows a large Blériot Bl-127 ( powered by 2 Hispano-Suiza 12Hb, 550 hp, V-12 engines). As it taxis toward the camera, Its "V" configured engines are exposed and clearly visible. A group of spectators is gathered as the pilot and Louis Blériot emerge from a hatch in the airplane. An official greets M. Blériot.
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