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Cailler-Magnenat 1910 monoplane
 
 Cailler-1910
 
Georges Cailler, born in Vevey, Switzerland as the eldest son of Alexandre Cailler, founder of the well-known chocolate factory in Broc. He built four aeroplanes and flew them between Broc and Epagny. The parts of flying machines of Cailler were built by workers of the the chocolate factory. At the age of 18, he began construction of a biplane with the help of his friend Henri Magnenat from Lausanne, but their machine did not bring expected satisfaction. The trials with the new monoplane took eight days in spring 1910. The boys flew several hundred meters to a height of about 8 meters. They are believed to be the first Swiss aviators to fly a monoplane built entirely in Switzerland by Swiss. The machine is often attributed to Cailler alone.
 
 
 
 


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