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Leleu 1913 monoplane
 
 Leleu-1913
 
Arthur Leleu, carpenter and father of 18 children, designed and built this somewhat Deperdussin-inspired monoplane, which was powered by a five-cylinder Anzani. It was tested at the La Briquette field outside Valencienne, France, by a pilot by the name of Boutaric. The first flight, on 18 May 1913, was successful, but on the next day the pilot was disturbed by some cattle, landed on a marker stone and broke the wheel axle. That was apparently the last that was heard of the machine.
 
 
 
 


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