Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon on April 18, 1936 · Page 9
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Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon · Page 9

Albany, Oregon
Issue Date:
Saturday, April 18, 1936
Page 9
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Section of ! Saturilay, Apr. 18, 1936 Entire luua copyrlqhttd by F!v Star Publtthlng Cerpertlon. Rtproduetlon without pimiuion prohibited. SrMt IrlUin rlqhti rotirvvd. BLERIOT SPANS THE ENGLISH CHANNEL w Y 1909, the Wright Brothers' invention, the airplane, had accomplished many Hi STORY willing 9; in onients O o Flying feats, but it remained for Louis Blcriot, a daring French jglot and builder, to startle the world with a flight from Calais to Dover. Sunday, July 25, blcriot took off, both legs bandaged because of serious bums. He soon passed a destroyer statifflied to render him aid, the incident Artist Owlcs depicts, and in 37 minutes landed in England with only minor 'damage. He won a newspaper prize of 1000 for the feat and the acclaim of the world. His tiny monoplane was powered with a 25-hortepowet motor. a foflt of it scries U AI.IRHD OWLES o O o o Q O

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