Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines (How to order the DVD)

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Antoinette

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Appearing in 1906, Antoinette's 25-50 horsepower engines gave European aviation its start. Excellent as they were, these lightweight aero engines were subject to quitting if the tiniest bit of dirt or debris found its way into the fuel to clog their early fuel injection systems.
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Avro Triplane

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The Roe I Triplane (often later referred to as the Avro Triplane) was an early aircraft, the first all-British aircraft to fly (Roe's previous biplane had a French engine). It featured not only a triplane wing, but a triplane tail as well.
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Avro-Baby

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The Avro Baby was a single-bay biplane of conventional configuration with a wire braced wooden structure covered in canvas. It had equal-span, unstaggered wings which each carried two pairs of ailerons. Initially the aircraft was finless and had a rudder of almost circular shape.
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Blackburn-12

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Blackburn designed a new fuselage and used the wing and tail surfaces from the Blackburn Dart. The pilot sat in an open cockpit above the engine, a navigator sat inside the fuselage and a gun position was located at the rear of the fuselage cabin. Three prototypes were flown during 1922 leading to a production contract for 12 aircraft.
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Bleriot-XI

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The Bleriot XI also had some ground-breaking technologies such as castering landing gear, allowing for crosswind landings. Wing warping (instead of ailerons) controlled the plane's roll. The tail section of the Bleriot XI included a horizontal stabilizer with an elevator, and a rudder, but no vertical stabilizer.
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Bristol Boxkite

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The Boxkite was developed in 1910 at Britain's first aircraft factory in Filton, Bristol. In spite of its name, it owed no more to the box kite principles developed by Lawrence Hargrave than other biplanes.
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Demoiselle

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The Santos-Dumont Demoiselle ("Damselfly") was an early aircraft built in France by Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont. It was a light-weight monoplane with a wire-braced wing mounted atop an open-framework fuselage built around a reinforced bamboo boom.
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Demoiselle (FG)

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Santos Dumont's Demoiselle Ultralite Flying Machine
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Deperdussin-B

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The planes' use by the French Air Force (then Aviation Militaire) was very brief, due to their frailty and lack of weapons. In February 1914, an experiment was made to install a machine gun in the nose of the craft, but it was not followed up.
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Deperdussin-Racer

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Designed as a racing aircraft, the Deperdussin Monocoque was a slim, single-seated plane with a sleek aerodynamic build that was the first of a large range of similar designs that would come in later years. The design is noted for winning the Gordon Bennett Trophy in 1912.
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Dixon-Nipper

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Although it crashed, the contribution of the Nipper to the development of flight was recognised by Hollywood, however, as a non-flying replica was built for comedian Tony Hancock's plane in the 1960s comedy film Those magnificent men in their flying machines and called the 'Little Tiddler'.
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Eardley Billings

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Eardley Billings from the movie: Those Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines
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Phillips-Multiplane

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Phillips's 1904 Multiplane expanded on the 1893 test vehicle in a configuration that could be flown by a person. It utilized 21 wings and had a tail for stability, but was unable to achieve sustained flight. You've probably seen old time movies of this monster trying to take-off only to ungraciously fold up like a taco.
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Vickers-22

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In 1960, a replica was created of Vickers 22 (Bleriot type) Monoplane, utilizing Vickers company drawings, originally intended for use by the Vickers Flying Club in 1910. The completed prototype was available and 20th Century Fox purchased the replica.

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