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Chanute, Octave

Pronunciation: /tʃəˈnuːt/
(1832–1910), French-born American aviation pioneer. From 1898 he produced a number of gliders, including a biplane which made over 700 flights. He assisted the Wright brothers in making the world’s first controlled powered flight.
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