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New pages: The July-August 1910 Brussels/Stockel meeting!

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:51 pm
by Anders
The first Belgian aviation meeting of 1910 was one of the events organised on the fringes of the 1910 World Exposition. It was held over two weeks at a racecourse in Stockel, southwest of Brussels.


A field of ten Belgian pilots contested a huge number of prizes. Jan Olieslagers and Jules Tyck made spectacular high flights and both believed that they had broken the world altitude record. There were several thrills and spills, and the meeting ended on a tragic note when Nicolas Kinet crashed to his death on the second last day.

You will find the pages here - please enjoy!