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Maurice Farman

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Maurice Alain Farman (March 21, 1877 – February 25, 1964) was an Anglo-French Grand Prix motor racing champion, an aviator, and an aircraft manufacturer and designer. [1]

22 relations: Aéro-Club de France, Aerospace manufacturer, Aircraft pilot, Airplane, Arras, Cycling, Design, England, Farman Aviation Works, France, Grand Prix motor racing, Henri Farman, Japanese seaplane carrier Wakamiya, Marcel Renault, Panhard, Paris, Pau Grand Prix, Qingdao, Richard Farman, Tandem bicycle, Vienna, Voisin.

Aéro-Club de France

The Aéro-Club de France was founded as the Aéro-Club on 20 October 1898 as a society 'to encourage aerial locomotion' by Ernest Archdeacon, Léon Serpollet, Henri de la Valette, Jules Verne and his wife, André Michelin, Albert de Dion, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Henry Deutsch de la Meurthe, and Henry de La Vaulx.

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Aerospace manufacturer

An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, or spacecraft.

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Aircraft pilot

An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who controls the flight of an aircraft by operating its directional flight controls.

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Airplane

An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine, propeller or rocket engine.

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Arras

Arras (Atrecht) is the capital (chef-lieu/préfecture) of the Pas-de-Calais department, which forms part of the region of Hauts-de-France; prior to the reorganization of 2014 it was located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais.

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Cycling

Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Design

Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Farman Aviation Works

Farman Aviation Works (Avions Farman) was a French aircraft company founded and run by the brothers Richard, Henri, and Maurice Farman.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Grand Prix motor racing

Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894.

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Henri Farman

Henri Farman (26 May 1874 – 17 July 1958) was an Anglo-French aviator and aircraft designer and manufacturer with his brother Maurice Farman.

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Japanese seaplane carrier Wakamiya

Wakamiya (若宮丸, later 若宮艦) was a seaplane carrier of the Imperial Japanese Navy and the first Japanese aircraft carrier.

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Marcel Renault

Marcel Renault (14 May 1872 – 26 May 1903) was a French racing driver and industrialist, co-founder of the car maker Renault.

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Panhard

Panhard is a French manufacturer of light tactical and military vehicles.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Pau Grand Prix

The Pau Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Pau) is a motor race held in Pau, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of southwestern France.

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Qingdao

Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.

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Richard Farman

Richard Farman (1872–1940) was an Anglo-French aeronautical engineer, aviator, and eldest of the Farman brothers who were pioneers of early aviation.

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Tandem bicycle

The tandem bicycle or twin is a form of bicycle (occasionally a tricycle) designed to be ridden by more than one person.

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Vienna

Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Voisin

Voisin was a French aircraft manufacturing company, one of the first in the world.

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References

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

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