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Alfred Renard

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Alfred Renard (21 April 1895 – 20 June 1988) was a Belgian aviation pioneer. [1]

23 relations: ACAZ T.2, Aluminium alloy, Anderlecht, Ateliers de Construction Aéronautique de Zeebruges, Blimp, Brussels, Franc, Gustave Eiffel, Lathe, National Railway Company of Belgium, Nicolas Florine, Peugeot, Railcar, Renard R.31, Renard R.36, Sint-Genesius-Rode, Stampe et Vertongen, Stampe-Vertongen SV.4, Université libre de Bruxelles, Wind tunnel, World War I, World War II, Zeebrugge.


The ACAZ T.1 and T.2, very similar to each other, were the first Belgian all-metal aircraft, flown in 1924.

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Aluminium alloy

Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.

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Anderlecht is one of the nineteen municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region.

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Ateliers de Construction Aéronautique de Zeebruges

Ateliers de Construction Aéronautique de Zeebruges (ACAZ) also known as Zeebrugge Aeronautical Construction Company (Zacco) was a Belgian aircraft manufacturer of the 1920s, based in Zeebrugge.

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A blimp, or non-rigid airship, is an airship (dirigible) or barrage balloon without an internal structural framework or a keel.

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Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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The franc (₣) is the name of several currency units.

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Gustave Eiffel

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (born Bönickhausen;;; 15 December 183227 December 1923) was a French civil engineer.

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A lathe is a tool that rotates the workpiece about an axis of rotation to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, deformation, facing, and turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object with symmetry about that axis.

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National Railway Company of Belgium

NMBS/SNCB (Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen, Société nationale des chemins de fer belges, Nationale Gesellschaft der Belgischen Eisenbahnen) is the national railway company of Belgium.

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Nicolas Florine

Nicolas Florine, born Nikolay Florin (19 July 1891 – 21 January 1972), was an engineer who settled in Belgium.

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Peugeot is a French automotive manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA.

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A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.

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Renard R.31

The Renard R.31 was a Belgian reconnaissance aircraft of the 1930s.

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Renard R.36

The Renard R.36 was a Belgian all-metal fighter aircraft designed to replace the Fairey Firefly II within the Belgian Air Force.

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Sint-Genesius-Rode (Rhode-Saint-Genèse) is a municipality located in Flanders, one of three regions of Belgium, in the province of Flemish Brabant.

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Stampe et Vertongen

Stampe et Vertongen was a Belgian aircraft manufacturer formed in 1922 and based at Antwerp.

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Stampe-Vertongen SV.4

The Stampe et Vertongen SV.4 (also known incorrectly as the Stampe SV.4 or just Stampe) is a Belgian two-seat trainer/tourer biplane designed and built by Stampe et Vertongen.

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Université libre de Bruxelles

The Université libre de Bruxelles (in English: Free University of Brussels), abbreviated ULB, is a French-speaking private research university in Brussels, Belgium.

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Wind tunnel

A wind tunnel is a tool used in aerodynamic research to study the effects of air moving past solid objects.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zeebrugge (from: Brugge aan zee meaning "Bruges on Sea", Zeebruges) is a village on the coast of Belgium and a subdivision of Bruges, for which it is the modern port.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Renard

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