This Day In History
This Day In History
Monday, February 18, 2019

«aviator»

Henri Farman

Henri Farman
(May 26, 1874 - July 17, 1958)
Henri Farman was a French pilot, aviator and aircraft designer and manufacturer with his brother Maurice Farman. His family was British and he took French nationality in 1937.
French pilot, pilot, aviator

Charles Rolls

Charles Rolls
(August 27, 1877 - July 12, 1910)
Charles Stewart Rolls was a motoring and aviation pioneer. Together with Frederick Henry Royce he co-founded the Rolls-Royce car manufacturing firm. He was the first Briton to be killed in a flying accident, when the tail of his Wright Flyer broke off during a flying display near Bournemouth, England. He was aged 32.
Rolls-Royce, British engineer, engineer, aviator
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