[bley-ryaw; English blair-ee-oh]
- Louis [lwee] /lwi/, 1872–1936, French aviator, pioneer aeronautical engineer, and inventor.
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Bleriot—(Drexel, operator)—exactly the same as Moissant's machine.
The monoplane, a one-surfaced plane, like that used by Bleriot.
This was prior to 1909; Bleriot had not yet flown the Channel in his monoplane.Learning to Fly
There was a dramatic moment before Bleriot started his engine.The Aeroplane
Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
Generally of Bleriot type, but Hanriot type landing carriage.
- Louis (lwi). 1872–1936, French aviator and aeronautical engineer: made the first flight across the English Channel (1909)
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