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Blériot VIII
 
Bleriot-VIII-01
VIII ter
 
The original Type VIII that had been completely destroyed in a crash on July 23, 1908 from which Blériot walked away unharmed.
 
The Type VIII ter appeared at Issy-les-Moulineaux in August 1908 as an improved replacement. Starting on August 12, numerous flights were made with the Type VIII ter. On October 31, 1908, Blériot flew 14 km from Toury to Artenay.
 
On November 4, 1908, the new machine was also wrecked, this time with Blériot not being so lucky, as he was severely injured in the crash.
 
 
 
 


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