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Tag Archives: Gabriel Voisin

VOISIN FARMAN BIPLANE, 1907

MILESTONES OF THE AIR: Jane’s 100 Significant Aircraft includes the biplane of Frenchmen Gabriel and Charles Voisin as its second entry, directly following the Wright Flyer, and for good reason. … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · 5 Comments

LES AUTOS VOISIN

IT WAS 14 years after founding Avions Voisin in 1905 that the highly talented—and even more highly eccentric—Gabriel Voisin turned from aeroplanes (www.wp.me/p2ETap-B3) to automobiles. And what automobiles! Gabriel Voisin’s cars … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 6 Comments

GABRIEL VOISIN VS THE WRIGHT BROS.

WELCOME TO today’s debate. Its topic, who invented the aeroplane? The Wright Bros. of Dayton, Ohio? Or Gabriel Voisin of Billancourt, Paris, France? In composing the Wright Bros. argument, I used … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 4 Comments