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Maiden flight anniversary of the Voisin N.2 celebrated today
Rome, Italy - The first engined-aircraft to fly performed its maiden flight on May 24, 1908
Maiden flight anniversary of the first engined-airplane, the Voisin N.2 manufactured by the producer Gabriel Voisin, is celebrated just today. In May that year, such aircraft endowed of an eight-cylinder engine with water cooling, should have flown with its brave French pilot Ferdinand Leon Delagrange in Rome, in front of a crowd of curious persons. However, a very hot weather involving that day could...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency