Tissandier electric airship, 1883

Tissandier electric airship, 1883

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Caption: Tissandier electric airship. Albert Tissandier (1839-1906, left), his brother Gaston Tissandier (1843-1899, right) and an unidentified man, in the basket of their airship, demonstrating an electric navigational system featuring a propeller. This airship launched from Auteuil, Paris, France, on 8 October 1883, in what was the first-ever electrically powered flight.

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