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Royal Aero Club

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The Royal Aero Club (RAeC) is the national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom. [1]

45 relations: Aéro-Club de France, Airplane, Alec Ogilvie, Balloon (aeronautics), Britannia Trophy, British Armed Forces, British Gliding Association, Cecil Grace, Charles Rolls, Claude Grahame-White, Daily Mail aviation prizes, Eastchurch, Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, Flight International, France, Frank Hedges Butler, Gentlemen's club, George Bertram Cockburn, Grosvenor Cup, Isle of Sheppey, John Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara, Junior Carlton Club, Lansdowne Club, Leysdown-on-Sea, List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1910, List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1911, List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1912, List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1913, List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1914, List of pilots with foreign Aviator's Certificates accredited by the Royal Aero Club 1910–14, Mortimer Singer, Oswald Short, Pall Mall, London, Piccadilly, Rolls-Royce Limited, Royal Navy, Samuel Franklin Cody, Short Biplane No. 2, Short Brothers, Sir Alfred Rawlinson, 3rd Baronet, Society of British Aerospace Companies, United Service Club, Voisin 1907 biplane, Wright brothers, Wright Model A.

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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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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Alec Ogilvie

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander "Alec" Ogilvie CBE (8 June 1882 – 18 June 1962) was an early British aviation pioneer, a friend of the Wright Brothers and only the seventh British person to qualify as a pilot.

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Balloon (aeronautics)

In aeronautics, a balloon is an unpowered aerostat, which remains aloft or floats due to its buoyancy.

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Britannia Trophy

The Britannia Trophy is a British award presented by the Royal Aero Club for aviators accomplishing the most meritorious performance in aviation during the previous year.

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British Armed Forces

The British Armed Forces, also known as Her/His Majesty's Armed Forces, are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies.

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British Gliding Association

The British Gliding Association (BGA) is the governing body for gliding in the United Kingdom.

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Cecil Grace

Cecil Stanley Grace (1880 – 22 December 1910) was a pioneer aviator who went missing on a flight across the English Channel in 1910.

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Charles Rolls

The Honourable Charles Stewart Rolls (27 August 1877 – 12 July 1910) was a Welshman who was a motoring and aviation pioneer.

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Claude Grahame-White

Claude Grahame-White (21 August 1879 – 19 August 1959) was an English pioneer of aviation, and the first to make a night flight, during the Daily Mail-sponsored 1910 London to Manchester air race.

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Daily Mail aviation prizes

Between 1907 and 1925, the Daily Mail newspaper, initially on the initiative of its proprietor, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, awarded numerous prizes for achievements in aviation.

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Eastchurch

Eastchurch is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Sheppey, in the English county of Kent, two miles east of Minster.

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Fédération Aéronautique Internationale

The Fédération aéronautique internationale (FAI; The World Air Sports Federation), is the world governing body for air sports.

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Flight International

Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.

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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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Frank Hedges Butler

Frank Hedges Butler (17 December 1855 – 27 November 1928) was a British wine merchant, and a founding member of the Aero Club of Great Britain.

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Gentlemen's club

A gentlemen's club, or formerly traditional gentlemen's club, is a members-only private club originally set up by and for British upper-class men in the 18th century, and popularised by English upper middle-class men and women in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

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George Bertram Cockburn

George Bertram Cockburn OBE (8 January 1872 – 25 February 1931) was a research chemist who became an aviation pioneer.

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Grosvenor Cup

The Grosvenor Challenge Cup, commonly known as the Grosvenor Cup, was a trophy presented by Lord Edward Grosvenor in 1923 to the winner of a light aircraft time trial competition.

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Isle of Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey is an island off the northern coast of Kent, England in the Thames Estuary, some to the east of London.

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John Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara

Lieutenant-Colonel John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara, (8 February 1884 – 17 May 1964) was an English aviation pioneer and Conservative politician.

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Junior Carlton Club

The Junior Carlton Club was a London gentlemen's club, now dissolved, which was established in 1864 and was disbanded in 1977.

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Lansdowne Club

The Lansdowne Club is a London private club, which was established in 1935.

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Leysdown-on-Sea

Leysdown-on-Sea is a coastal village on the east side of the Isle of Sheppey in the Borough of Swale in Kent, England.

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List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1910

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910.

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List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1911

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910.

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List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1912

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910.

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List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1913

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910.

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List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1914

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910.

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List of pilots with foreign Aviator's Certificates accredited by the Royal Aero Club 1910–14

The world governing body for air sports and aeronautics and astronautics world records, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), was founded on 14 October 1905.

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Mortimer Singer

Sir Adam Mortimer Singer, KBE, JP (25 July 1863 – 24 June 1929) was an Anglo-American landowner, philanthropist, and sportsman, who was one of the earliest pilots in both France and the United Kingdom.

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Oswald Short

Hugh Oswald Short, AFRAeS (16 January 1883 – 4 December 1969) was an English aeronautical engineer.

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Pall Mall, London

Pall Mall is a street in the St James's area of the City of Westminster, Central London.

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Piccadilly

Piccadilly is a road in the City of Westminster, London to the south of Mayfair, between Hyde Park Corner in the west and Piccadilly Circus in the east.

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Rolls-Royce Limited

Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Samuel Franklin Cody

Samuel Franklin Cowdery (later known as Samuel Franklin Cody; 6 March 1867 – 7 August 1913, born Davenport, Iowa, USA)) was a Wild West showman and early pioneer of manned flight. He is most famous for his work on the large kites known as Cody War-Kites, that were used by the British in World War I as a smaller alternative to balloons for artillery spotting. He was also the first man to fly an aeroplane in Britain, on 16 October 1908. A flamboyant showman, he was often confused with Buffalo Bill Cody, whose surname he took when young.

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Short Biplane No. 2

The Short No.2 was an early British aircraft built by Short Brothers for J.T.C. Moore-Brabazon.

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Short Brothers

Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Sir Alfred Rawlinson, 3rd Baronet

Colonel Sir Toby Alfred Rawlinson, 3rd Baronet, (17 January 1867 – 1 June 1934) was an English pioneer motorist and aviator, soldier and intelligence officer, and sportsman.

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Society of British Aerospace Companies

The Society of British Aerospace Companies, formerly Society of British Aircraft Constructors, known as SBAC, was the UK's national trade association representing companies supplying civil air transport, aerospace defence, homeland security and space.

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United Service Club

The United Service Club was a London gentlemen's club founded in 1815 for the use of senior officers in the British Army and Royal Navy – those above the rank of Major or Commander – and the club was accordingly known to its members as "The Senior".

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Voisin 1907 biplane

The 1907 Voisin biplane (designated the Voisin II by the 1913 edition of Jane's All the World's Aircraft), was the first successful powered aircraft designed by aeronautical engineer and manufacturer Gabriel Voisin.

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Wright brothers

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.

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Wright Model A

The Wright Model A was an early aircraft produced by the Wright Brothers in the United States beginning in 1906.

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References

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

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