Winged Victory

"All those who see me, and all who believe in me, share in the freedom I feel when I fly."

Air Shows and Air Races: A Sourcebook

Reims Air Meet - August 22-29, 1909

Of the 35 planes, 33 were French designs. Of the 22 pilots, 20 of them were French. The only non-French pilots were a Scotsman, George Cockburn, and the American Glenn Curtiss.

  • Wright Model A
  • Bleriot XI
  • Farman III
  • Curtiss Reims Racer
  • Antoinette Monoplane
  • Voisin biplane
  • Cody 1908 Biplane
  • A.V.Roe Triplane
  • Read the Reims Air Meet Sourcebook.


    Race With The Wind: How Air Racing Advanced Aviation. Birch Matthews. MBI Publishing. 2001.
    Winged Victory

    All text © 2006-2010 Volcano Seven unless otherwise credited.
    All illustrations retain original copyright.
    Please contact us with any concerns as to correct attribution.
    Any questions, comments or concerns contact Volcano Seven.