Aviation (3 articles found in this category)


Eilmer of Malmesbury

Benedictine monk who became the first European aviator when between 1000 and 1010 AD he jumped from the summit of a tower with wings fastened to his hands and feet, gliding for a distance of about 600 ft.

Montague Napier

English automobile and aircraft engine manufacturer.

Trafford Park Aerodrome

First purpose-built airfield in the Manchester area.