Who Invented Airplane?

The first trial of manufacturing a flight machine was made by the Greek Archytas in the beginning of the 5th century B.C., he tried to fly a bird shape model using steam power.

In the 9th century, the first trial of flying was by Abbas Ibn Firnas (810–887) the Arabic physician, engineer, and inventor using a glider. He got injured while trying his glide.

In the 11th century, Eilmer of Malmesbury the English monk built another gilder, but also got injured while trying it.

Leonardo da Vinci ( 1452-1519) the famous Italian painter, scientist, mathematician and inventor designed another flying machine powered by man in the year 1502.

In the year 1799, Sir George Cayley (1773-1857) the English engineer made a breakthrough by inventing the fixed wing flying machine models. And by the year 1853, he built the first glider that can carry a passenger.

In the year 1856, Jean-Marie Le Bris (1817-1872) a French aviator flied for the first time by using horses to pull it.

In the year 1883, John J. Montgomery (1858-1911) the American aviation and inventor made his glide and the pilot Daniel Maloney made several flights in the year 1905.

In the year 1894, Sir Hiram Maxim (1840-1916) the American inventor built in England a very heavy machine that could rise but it was uncontroble, he used two steam engines.

In the year 1890, Lawrence Hargrave (1850-1915) the English engineer and inventor manufactured a box kite that lifted the weight of an average man. And in the year 1909 he designed a rotary aircraft engine.

In the year 1867, Otto Lilienthal (1848-1896) the German aviator was able to make the first gliding flight.

In the year 1903, the Americans Orville Wright (1871-1948) and his brother Wilbur (1867-1912) became  the most famous people related to flight, they
started their project and by the year 1905 their project was controllable and stable using the ideas of Otto Lilienthal.

In the world war 1 appeared the first fighter crafts flyed by Leutnant Kurt Wintgens the German aviator.

In the year 1919, planes travelled accross the ocean.

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