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Images from: Prehistory of Powered Flight

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Efforts at Powered Flight During the Last Decade Before the Wright Brothers

Mid-Nineteenth Century Milestones

Octave Chanute - a Champion of Aviation

Otto Lilienthal - the "Flying Man"

Precursors to Powered Flight: 1870 - 1900

Sir George Cayley - the Father of Aviation

The Earliest Efforts at Flight


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