That is what you hear today when becoming a Paratrooper. In 1808, an emergency parachute jump took place over Warsaw, Poland. Continue reading
On December 5, 1909, Florence Taylor of Australia made a short flight at Narrabeen Beach in New South Wales. Continue reading
Elise Deroche, also known as Baroness de Laroche, was the first woman to receive a pilot’s license from the Aero Club de France on March 8, 1910. Continue reading
The Societe Aerostatique, was the first aeronautical society, founded in 1852, in the city of Paris, France Continue reading
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. Continue reading
Aircraft Travel and Transport of London, England, inaugurated London to Paris scheduled passenger airplane service on August 25, 1919.
We all know Leonardo da Vinci, first conceived of a rotary-wing flying vehicle in the 15th century, called Da Vinci 3, which was to use human power to fly… As far as we know it was only on paper and never been built. well that was until… Continue reading