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Santos-Dumont No.6

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Alberto Santos-Dumont dirigble No.6 of 1898, powered by a petrol motor of 12 hp, succeded in winning the Deutsch de la Meurthe prize of 125,000 francs for the first flight over a course from St Cloud, around the Eiffel Tower and eturning to the starting point; a distance of 7 miles, which he accomplished in thirty minutes.

 

 

 

 


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