History of Aviation

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First trialsThe earliest recorded use of power to make objects fly was during the classic Greek civilization. About 500 B.C. Heron of Alexandria harnessed steam power when he constructed a rotating boiler with four vertical vents. Some fifty years later Archytas of Tarentum used a steam jet to launch a wooden bird. But it was not until the onset of the Industrial Revolution in England at the beginning of the 18th century that the steam engine became mass-produced and less expensive. Step by step, advances were made during the remainder of the 19th century. In 1857 a French naval officer, Felix du Temple, designed a powered aeroplane notable for a retractable landing gear and the recommendation of lightweight metal, aluminium. A model of du Temples aircraft was tested in 1874. Launched ...

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