Santos-Dumont's '14 bis' aeroplane, 1906.

Image number: 10216058

Santos-Dumont's '14 bis' aeroplane, 1906.

A model of the aeroplane designed and piloted by the Brazilian Alberto Santos-Dumont. The first accredited sustained flight in Europe (other than a 'hop') to be achieved by a manned, powered aeroplane was made by Santos-Dumont, using this aircraft, from Bagatelle, Paris, in November 1906.

Image number:
10216058
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:11
Image rights:
Science Museum