Percy Pilcher

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1866 – 1899

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Who was Percy Pilcher?

Percy Sinclair Pilcher was a British inventor and pioneer aviator who was his country's foremost experimenter in unpowered flight at the end of the nineteenth century.

He was planning a flight with a motor-driven hang glider, but died in the crash of another glider before he could make the attempt.

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Born
Jan 16, 1866
Bath
Also known as
  • Пильчер, Перси Синклер
Died
Oct 2, 1899
London
Resting place
Brompton Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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