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  • This aircraft was designed by Robert Esnault-Pelterie and its first flight took place in 1912; they entered service during the same year in France.
  • He expanded his experience in aircraft design at the Esnault-Pelterie Aircraft Company, then at Breguet Aviation.
  • Esnault-Pelterie is a lunar crater on the far side of the Moon.
  • This was not successful and Esnault-Pelterie was later to use its failure to support the position that the Wright Brothers claims were unfounded.
  • The name "joystick" is thought to originate with early 20th century French pilot Robert Esnault-Pelterie.
  • It lies to the south-southwest of the crater Esnault-Pelterie, and north of Gadomski.
  • Instead, a patent was awarded to the French aviator, Robert Esnault-Pelterie who applied for it in 1907.
  • In 1912, Robert Esnault-Pelterie published a lecture on rocket theory and interplanetary travel.
  • Late in the war, Robert Esnault-Pelterie built the type under licence in France, building an additional 83 (some sources say only 19) aircraft.
  • It is unknown whether Esnault-Pelterie had seen Boulton's patent or reinvented ailerons independently.
  • To the north of Von Zeipel is the crater Esnault-Pelterie, and due south lies Klute.
  • The crater Esnault-Pelterie overlies the western part of the rim and the outer rampart of that crater has covered about half the interior floor, leaving a crescent-shaped feature.
  • It's an Esnault-Pelterie, an invention of a young Frenchman. Cited from The Forest of Swords, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Although Boulton had described and patented ailerons in 1868, no one had actually built them until Esnault-Pelterie's glider, almost 40 years later.
  • The REP (Robert Esnault-Pelterie) was also one of the first planes to be deployed by the Ottoman Empire.
  • Esnault-Pelterie overlies the western side of the crater Schlesinger.
  • He then moved to France, where he worked for Robert Esnault-Pelterie's aircraft firm R.E.P.; while demonstrating one of their aircraft to potential buyers in Turkey, he became the first person to fly across the Sea of Marmara.
  • Ailerons also had the advantage of not weakening the airplane's wing structure as did the wing warping technique, which was one reason for Esnault-Pelterie's decision to switch to ailerons.
  • Esnault-Pelterie began testing the R.E.P. 1 in September 1907, initially flying the aircraft as a glider before attempting powered flights.
  • Jean-Jacques Barre attended this lecture, and developed a correspondence with Esnault-Pelterie on the topic of rockets.
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