Louis Blériot
1872-1936 (French Pilot's Licence No. 1)

The planes flown by Louis Blériot



Douai 1909

Blériot XII
Engine: 50-60 hp ENV V-8
(1)


Port-Aviation
July 4th, 1909

Blériot XI
Engine: 25 hp Anzani 3 cyl.
An early XI, of the same type as used during the Channel crossing, as can be seen by the tall rudder, the long fuselage covering and the rearward attachementof the rear landing gear legs.. (2)


Reims 1909

Blériot XI
Engine: 25 hp Anzani 3-cyl
Compare the later features of this machine with the previous photo.(3)


Reims 1909

Blériot XII
Engine: 60 hp ENV V-8
(4)


Reims 1909

Blériot XII
Engine: 35 hp Anzani 3-cyl
This plane was entered for Alfred Leblanc, but was probably only flown by Blériot.(3)


Brescia 1909

Blériot XI
Engine: 25 hp Anzani 3-cyl
The Blériot team brought two XIs to the meeting, this one was entered for Blériot himself. (5)


Brescia 1909

Blériot XII
Engine: 35 hp Anzani 3-cyl
This plane was entered as number 9, but there is no proof that it carried anything but its Reims number 23. (6)

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Berlin 1909

Blériot XI
Engine: 25 hp Anzani 3-cyl


Frankfurt 1909

Blériot XI
Engine: 25 hp Anzani 3-cyl
This photo was taken in Frankfurt. It is not known whether all planes there used race numbers. (7)

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Biarritz 1910

Blériot XI
Engine: 25 hp Anzani 3-cyl


Barcelona 1910

Blériot XI
Engine: 50 hp Gnôme 7-cyl
(8)