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14 Bis Ready To Take Off On The "Century Flight"

Tue May 16, 2006 11:35 am

The Brazilian Air Force shows the 14 Bis replica that will fly on October 23, 2006 in Paris just 100 years after the first flight of a plane heavy than air. 8 Other flights are scheduled for Brazil.
Brazil is preparing to show to the world again, the Santos Dumont creation!

A website in the Air Force has also been created to celebrate the Centenary (only in portuguese):

http://www.santosdumont.14bis.mil.br/index.php/content/view/8.html

And some photos of the 14 Bis replica


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Photo © Fabio Laranjeira - Contato Radar



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