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Voisin aircraft

This craft was built by Gabriel Voison for Louis Blériot from Blériot's designs in 1906. It began as a glider and was later fitted with a motor and propellers. When Voison test flew it, it sank in the Seine River.

Credits - (c) 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 93-9131)