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octave US English

A series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other

Chanute, Octave US English

(1832–1910), US aviation pioneer; born in France. From 1898, he produced a number of gliders, including a biplane that made over 700 flights. He assisted the Wright brothers in making the world’s first controlled powered flight

Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith in Sopwith, Sir Thomas US English

(1888–1989), English aircraft designer; full name Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith. During the First World War he designed the fighter biplane the Sopwith Camel, while in the Second World War, as chairman of the Hawker Siddeley company, he was responsible for the production of aircraft such as the Hurricane fighter

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