Gossamer Albatross

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Gossamer Albatross

On June 12, 1979, the Gossamer Albatross, with Bryan Allen as pilot, became the first human-powered aircraft to fly across the English Channel.

Image Number: WEB11544-2010
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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