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Voisin 1905 Glider / Archdeacon
Bellamy Hydroavion

 

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Gabriel Voisin began his formal aviation career in 1903 when he was engaged by a prominent French aeronautical promoter, Ernest Archdeacon, to build gliders for him.
 
June 8, 1905, over the Seine, Gabriel Voisin succeeds on a glider built with Ernest Archdeacon to fly 15 meters high and 150 m.

 

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One of the gliders built by Gabriel Voisin in 1905 for towed flights behind a motor boat on the River Seine.

 

The Voisin-built Archdeacon glider was acquired and motorized as the Bellamy Hydroavion by French inventor Emile Bellamy in 1906.
 
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Bellamy Hydroavion
 
 
 

 

 


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