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The First Attempt In Aviation.  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2620 times:

Could it be Correct to state that the 1st Attempt in Aviation was the Chinese build kite built between 600-400BC.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2603 times:

There is credible evidence that ancient peruvian cultures actually did build aircraft and launched them from land-based "catapults" similar to those on aircraft carriers.

Edit: Typo (I really need to go to sleep)

[Edited 2004-11-10 10:14:44]

User currently offlineVimanav From India, joined Jul 2003, 1524 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2543 times:

Could it be Correct to state that the 1st Attempt in Aviation was the Chinese build kite built between 600-400BC.

Mel, let not the Shiv Sena hear you... as per their theories it was definitely the 'Pushpaka Vimana' (nope, no relation to my username) which ushered in air transportation. Smile

rgds//Vimanav



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User currently offlineKaran69 From India, joined Oct 2004, 2893 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2533 times:

Ya MEL, they will probably tell u the entire RAMAYAN and make u join them on their campaigns

User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 3007 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2522 times:

Don't forget Daedalus and his less successful son, Icarus...  Smile


Common sense is not so common. -Voltaire
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