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HIGHWAY OF THE FUTURE.
Wood engraving, American, c1880.
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0088355
AEROSTATIC LOCOMOTIVE, 1850.
Ernest Pétin's 'aerostatic locomotive' of 1850. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0354798
FLYING MACHINE, 1678.
Besnier's flying apparatus of 1678. Wood engraving, American, 1857.
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0171732
FLYING MACHINE, 1903.
Launch of Samuel Pierpont Langley's monoplane from a specially constructed houseboat on the Potomac River in Quantico, Virginia, 1903.
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0173362
DA VINCI: HELICOPTER.
Model of a helical-screw helicopter after a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci, c1488.
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0350568
LEONARDO: FLYING MACHINE.
Model of a flying machine made after a drawing by Leonardo Da Vinci, late 15th or early 16th century.
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0224551
TECHNOLOGY.
D.F.W. steel dove, 1914.
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TRANSPORTATION.
Luftfahrtschau Hannover - Langenhagen: Leichthubschrauber Dornier Do 32.
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0354800
FLYING MACHINES, 1864.
'Different Systems of Sailing in the Air.' Featuring the inventions of: 1. Alban 2. Petin 3. Henin 4. Helle 5. Julien and Sanson 6. Jarcot 7. Teisol 8. Moreau-Seguin 9. Nadar. Wood engraving, American, 1864.
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0176520
FLYING MACHINE, 1836.
'Diligenza di Ritorno Dalla Luna.' Illustration of a flying machine returning from the moon, by Leopoldo Galluzzo and Gaetano Dura. Lithograph from 'Altre scoverte fatte nella luna dal Sigr. Herschel,' 1836.
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0354799
FLYING MACHINE, 1807.
Flying machine invented by Jacob Degen, 1807. Wood engraving, American, 1857.
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0164196
ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT
(1873-1932). Brazilian aviation pioneer, with his Demoisille monoplane on a practice field for a flight, 1909.
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0150282
LE SOLAR CHALLENGER.
The Solar Challenger plane which linked Paris and London on july 7, 1981, here landing july 9, 1981. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved. 
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LE SOLAR CHALLENGER.
Solar Challenger june 15, 1981. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0354212
CAYLEY FLYING MACHINE, 1853.
Drawing of a man-powered flying machine designed by English pioneer of aviation, George Cayley. Lithograph, 1853.
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0354797
FLYING MACHINE, 1709.
A representation of Bartolomeu Lourenco de Gusmao's man-carrying ornithopter of 1709. Wood engraving, American, 1857.
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0016543
LEONARDO: ORNITHOPTER.
Sketch of a semi-prone ornithopter, showing gear train, and cog-pedal transmission. Drawing, c1485, by Leonardo da Vinci.
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0003356
NAVE ADMOSPHERICA, 1783.
The 'Nave Admospherica,' a fanciful design for a dirigible airship. Line engraving published at Madrid, Spain, in 1783.
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0068410
ORNITHOPTER, 1810.
Diagram of Thomas Walker's ornithopter.
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0067114
LANGLEY'S AERODROME.
Experimental airplane made by Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906).
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0355113
FLYING MACHINES.
1. Langley's flying machine 2 and 3. Chanute's glider 4. Maxim flying machine 5. Boiler of Maxim's machine 6 and 7. Balloon with electric motor and propeller 8. Great Captive Balloon 9. Section of car of the Great Captive Balloon 10. Netting knot 11. Captive Balloon netting knot 12. Santos-Dumont air ship 13. Parachute.
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0090993
FORLANINI'S HELICOPTER.
Steam-powered helicopter invented by Enrico Forlanini in 1877.
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0038462
SIR HIRAM STEVENS MAXIM
(1840-1916). Naturalized British (American-born) inventor. Sir Hiram's 360-horsepower giant flying machine shortly before its unsuccessful test flight in 1894. Contemporary American line engraving.
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0023176
LEONARDO DA VINCI.
Design for a flying machine wing operated by a spring.
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0013097
AEROSTATIC LOCOMOTIVE 1850.
Ernest Pétin's 'aerostatic locomotive' of 1850. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0091260
TROUVÉ'S ORNITHOPTER.
Diagram of Gustave Trouvé's ornithopter, which was powered by an internal combustion engine. Invented in 1870, it was the first ornithopter to successfully fly. Contemporary American engraving.
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0282497
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Draped male figure, profiles, gears for the flying machine, by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), drawing 447E front. Full Credit: DEA / R. BARDAZZI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0282498
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Studies for the flying machine, by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), drawing 447E verso. Full Credit: DEA / R. BARDAZZI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0091147
FLYING MACHINE.
Airship invented by Jean Pierre Francois Blanchard in the 18th century.
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0013505
FRENCH BALLOON, 1872.
The balloon invented by Dupuy du Lôme which flew from Paris to Noyon in Picardie, France, in 1872. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0090989
DUPUY DE LÔME AIRSHIP.
Navigable airship invented by Dupuy de Lôme in the 1870s.
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0091194
ONE-MAN DIRIGIBLE, 1878.
Mark Quinlan nearly falling from a one-man dirigible during a flight over Hartford, Connecticut in June 1878. The dirigible was designed and built by Charles Ritchel. Contemporary American engraving.
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0250384
AIRPLANE.
The Vikers-Vimy plane made the historic London to Australia flight. Sir Ross Smith.
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0028092
WRIGHT BROTHER'S PATENT.
Patent drawing, dated 22 May 1906, for Orville and Wilbur Wright's 'flying machine' (side view).
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0091092
THE BOMB FERRY, 1880.
Trasportation as imagined in the year 3000, engraving c1880.
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0091158
ITALIAN AIRSHIP.
Airship designed by Italian aeronaut Pasquale Cordenons (1837-1886). Wood engraving, American, 1877.
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0108733
WRIGHT BROTHERS' PLANE.
Pilot and passenger seat of the Wright brothers' airplane, c1911.
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0090983
GIFFARD AIRSHIP, 1852.
Airship invented by Henri Giffard in 1852, which was the first steam-powered and navigable airship.
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0117764
HENRI FABRE (1823-1915).
French entomologist. Photographed testing his hydravion plane in Monaco. Photograph, c1911.
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0021362
AIR RACE, c1900.
Fanciful flying machines: French lithograph.
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