Aviation Photo #1516058 Santos-Dumont Demoiselle - Untitled

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In 1909, Santos Dumont presented the best plane he probably ever made. It was very small, light, inteligent but mostly simple and practical. The name demosielle (Miss and Dragonfly) fits perfectly with the plane. It was the first sport plane ever made and during 1909's summer season, Santos Dumont flew it almost every day with all kind of weather, wind and with no problem. Since 2002, instituto Arruda Botelho have built replicas of this model as this one showed. They did that in memory of one of the most
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Photo Added: April 24, 2009

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