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Oldsmobile Golden Rocket Concept Car (1956)

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Zeppelin airship seen from water at 6:05 AM, 4 Aug., 1908 George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

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Brazilian born Alberto de Santos Dumont tests in France the controls of his first aircraft with it suspended from his No. 14 airship. Santos Dumont called the airplane…

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The Vought V-173, known as the “Flying Pancake”, was an experimental airplane designed by Charles H. Zimmerman during WWII, under the US Navy fighter aircraft program. This plane…

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The Flettner airplane, 921-v, a wing rotor airplane designed and built n 1930 by Anton Flettner, in the USA. This airplane, with an unique design based on the…

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Ballon Ascension — Thomas Baldwin Made first parachute jump in 1887. Baldwin was the first American to descend from a balloon by parachute.

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The Baldwin airship at Hammondsport, New York, in 1907. Thomas Scott Baldwin, second from left, became the first American to descend from a balloon by parachute, in 1887.

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Traveling backwards The concorde was so fast that it was possible to fly around the world and against the clock. In the end of the last millennium, Air…

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Tupolev Tu-144 was the world’s first commercial supersonic transport aircraft, premiered on 31 December 1968, just two months before the first flight of Concorde. The aircraft was introduced…

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March, 2, 1969: The first flight of Concorde 001 F-WTSS. The Anglo-French plane took off from Toulouse and was in the air for just 27 minutes before the…