Louis Bleriot

Dawn on the French countryside. White scarves, oil soaked leather. The chivalry in the air between combatants, 

the short life expectancy of pilots, and the legend of the "Red Baron." These aircraft were the predecessors of the

ultralight, open air aircraft we fly today. The links below provide an intriguing look into the earliest days of flight

from the Wright Brothers to the Sopwith Camel.