Gabriel Voisin

Engineer, Deceased Person

1880 – 1973

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Who was Gabriel Voisin?

Gabriel Voisin was an aviation pioneer and the creator of Europe's first manned, engine-powered, heavier-than-air aircraft capable of a sustained, circular, controlled flight, including take-off and landing, made by Henry Farman on January 13, 1908 near Paris, France. During World War I the company founded by Voisin became a major producer of military aircraft, notably the Voisin III. Subsequently he switched to the design and production of luxury automobiles under the name Avions Voisin.

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Born
Feb 5, 1880
Belleville
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Nationality
  • France
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Died
Dec 25, 1973
Ozenay

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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