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Currently, the airplane is one of the most popular means of
transport out there. However, the concept of the airplane has
only been around for two centuries. Before that time, men and
women tried to navigate the air by imitating the birds. Then in
1842,Englishman William Samuel Henson designed and
patented the first airplane. It was equipped with propellers, a
steam engine, and a fixed wing. Airplane
In 1848, John Stringfellow, a friend of William Samuel Henson,
built a small airship based on his designs. However, it was
unsuccessful because it only flew for two or three seconds.In 1848, John Stringfellow, a friend of William Samuel Henson,
built a small airship based on his designs. However, it was
unsuccessful because it only flew for two or three seconds. In 1848, John Stringfellow, a friend of William Samuel Henson,
built a small airship based on his designs. However, it was
unsuccessful because it only flew for two or three seconds.In 1848, John Stringfellow, a friend of William Samuel Henson,
built a small airship based on his designs. However, it was
unsuccessful because it only flew for two or three seconds.In 1848, John Stringfellow, a friend of William Samuel Henson,
built a small airship based on his designs. However, it was
unsuccessful because it only flew for two or three seconds. Thereafter, the French engineer Clement Ader is considered
the inventor of the airplane since in October 1890, his device,
which he named Éole, flew 50 meters. It was also a failure
because it crashed on landing.
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