The first air crossing of the Channel was achieved by Louis Bleriot (1872 - 1936), seen here in a montage with his wife after the successful flight on 25th July.
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French aviation pioneer Louis Bleriot poses for a commemorative photograph with his wife and friends near Dover Castle the day after completing the first crossing of the English Channel. Count Charles de Lambert is seen to the right in...More
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Early Aviation, 25th July 1909, The historic first coss-channel flight (France to England) by Louis Bleriot in his monoplane, Crowds surround the aircraft after his landing at Dover in the South of England
Publishing, Historic Newspaper Headlines, pic: 1909, The front page of the Daily Graphic records the first cross Channel flight by aeroplane, with Louis Bleriot and his monoplane who made the crossing from Baraques, near Calais to...More
25th, July 1909, French aviator, Louis Bleriot makes the first flight over the English Channel, from Baraques to Dover in a small 24-hp monoplane
Louis Bleriot (1872 - 1936) arrives in Dover after flying the Channel, the first man to do so. His plane is the Bleriot Mk XI 24-h.p.version.
Bleriot on the cliffs of Dover, after the first flight over the Channel.
Aviator Louis Bleriot (1872 - 1936) before he made the first flight across the English channel from Baraques near Calais to Dover in a small 24hp monoplane. The woman is his wife.
Plane flown by French engineer and pioneer aviator Louis Bleriot crosses the English Channel, the first airplane Channel crossing.
Onlookers gather around plane flown by French engineer and pioneer aviator Louis Bieriot after he had crossed the English Channel, the first airplane Channel crossing.