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Octave Chanute - a Champion of Aviation

Octave Chanute

Octave Chanute

Credit - Library of Congress

Chanute's Lilienthal-type glider.

Chanute's Lilienthal-type glider.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Front view of the Katydid.

Front view of the Katydid.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Chanute's Katydid Glider

Chanute's Katydid Glider

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Chanute's glider multiplane model.

Chanute's glider multiplane model.

Credit - Library of Congress

Map shows location of

Map shows location of "Chanute Hill."

Credit - The Chanute Pages

Multiple-wing Katydid in flight.

Multiple-wing Katydid in flight.

Credit - The Chanute Pages

Test flight of the Herring-Chanute glider.

Test flight of the Herring-Chanute glider.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Chanute's flying biplane glider.

Chanute's flying biplane glider.

Credit - Library of Congress

The 1896 Herring triplane

The 1896 Herring triplane

Credit - The Chanute Pages

Chanute camp on the Indiana dunes.

Chanute camp on the Indiana dunes.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Chanute's 1896 glider

Chanute's 1896 glider

Credit - US Air Force

William Paul Butusov

William Paul Butusov

Credit - The Chanute Pages

Butusov's Albatross

Butusov's Albatross

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

Butusov poses with his Albatross.

Butusov poses with his Albatross.

Credit - The Chanute Pages/Library of Congress

Launching the Albatross.

Launching the Albatross.

Credit - Gary Bradshaw; "To Fly Is Everything"

The Herring-Arnot Glider

The Herring-Arnot Glider

Credit - The Chanute Pages

The Herring bi-motor powered glider

The Herring bi-motor powered glider

Credit - The Chanute Pages

Avery gliding at the Exposition in St. Louis.

Avery gliding at the Exposition in St. Louis.

Credit - The Chanute Pages

   
 



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