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RENÉ COUZINET, AIRCRAFT DESIGNER

FRENCH AIRCRAFT designer René Couzinet was only 23 when, in 1928, he devised a three-engine low-wing monoplane specifically for transatlantic mail service. The effort was an early example of crowd-funding, … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

JEAN MERMOZ, AVIATOR

FRENCHMAN JEAN Mermoz was an extraordinary aviator in an extraordinary era of aviation. His flights crossing the South Atlantic and later the Andes were the first of their kind. Mermoz … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 1 Comment