Blériot XI: Eponymous…almost (II).

Lovely poster of the 1909 historic Doncaster Air Races. Obvious presence of the XI here; Louis Blériot’s historic Channel Crossing that year put this seminal monoplane in the collective consciousness. Incidentally -or not- the great Leon Delagrange with his Gnome-powered XI flew a lap around course claimed, arbitrarily, to be a world’s speed record.


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