24 Jan 2022
CIAM Flyer (5-6-2021) - Alphonse Pénaud: 150 Years of Aeromodelling
150 years ago, Alphonse Pénaud launched the first model aeroplane in the Jardin des Tuileries in Paris. The model flew over a distance of 40 m in 11 sec in front of members of the French aeronautical society.
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More information About Alphonse Penaud
- News article: Pénaud’s 'Planophore' took off 150 years ago