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Aviation before the advent of the airplane: the precursors.

Aviation was not born with Clément Ader, or the Wright brothers. Some talented precursors possessing a fertile mind had laid out the groundwork. On a regular basis, Aerostories will introduce some of those ingenious men whom did not necessarily had the reward to see their machines flying; they were the inventors of aviation, long before the advent of the airplane.

> Samuel Langley
> Otto Lilienthal
> Alphonse Pénaud

to be continued...