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HAWK21M
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The First Attempt In Aviation.

Wed Nov 10, 2004 5:52 pm

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

Wed Nov 10, 2004 6:13 pm

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]
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RE: The First Attempt In Aviation.

Thu Nov 11, 2004 1:44 am

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

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RE: The First Attempt In Aviation.

Thu Nov 11, 2004 1:48 am

Ya MEL, they will probably tell u the entire RAMAYAN and make u join them on their campaigns
 
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RE: The First Attempt In Aviation.

Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:08 am

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