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Gakkel Gakkel-III / Гаккель-III
 
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The Gakkel-III (Гаккель-III) is the second Russian airplane flown. Although recognized by the All Russian Aero-Club as the first aeroplane of Russian design to fly - on May 24, 1910 at Gatchina airfield (Гатчинский аэродром) - it was actually the second aeroplane of Russian design flying; Kudashev in Kiev was the first flying a day before. The most important recognition feature of this aircraft is wing structure without interplane struts.
 
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