L on Lemartin

L on Lemartin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Th odore Clovis Edmond Lemartin, known as L on Lemartin was a pioneer aviator who set a world record on 3 February 1911 at Pau, France when he carried seven passengers in a Bleriot XIII Aerobus. He then took eight, eleven and thirteen passengers aloft the following month. The son of a blacksmith, in 1902 he became a graduate Gadz'Art, an engineer of 'Arts and Crafts' of the cole Nationale Sup rieure d'Arts et M tiers - a prestigious university specialising in engineering. His aeronautic career included working with Gabriel Voisin, Gnome et Rh ne, Henri Farman, Ernest Archdeacon and Louis Bl riot. He was present when Bl riot made the historic first crossing of the English channel in 1909. On 24 May 1911, three weeks before his death, he reportedly surpassed the world speed record although it was never officially authorisedshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135770225
  • 9786135770223