Engines of Our Ingenuity

FULL-SIZE REPLICA OF LOUIS BLERIOT'S BLERIOT XI
First Airplane to Cross the English Channel, 1909
(Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston, Texas)


   
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On the left: Front view of the Bleriot XI replica showing the
three-cylinder radial air-cooled engines. Approximately 20 HP

On the right, rear view of the Bleriot XI replica





Photograph of Louis Bleriot


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