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You know the S. Dumont museum is close when you see this place

How the first airplane ever looks like? How big was it? Well, just go to this square and see by... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
phgoncalves
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
A worthy replica of the first every aeroplane

It is good that there is a replica of Dumont's 14 Bis aeroplane and that it is in Petropolis. The... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Rechinout
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Avenida Roberto Silveira, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-040, Brazil
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

How the first airplane ever looks like? How big was it? Well, just go to this square and see by yourself.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is good that there is a replica of Dumont's 14 Bis aeroplane and that it is in Petropolis. The plane itself is OK but it is a bit matter of fact. There is a really good museum at Casa Santos Dumont which explains it's...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

The Brazilians have a way of immortalizing their heroes and this little plaza is a case in point. There, mounted on a high plinth, is a replica of the airplane used by the inventor and aviator Santos Dumont used to fly circles around the competition...More

Thank ajaceman
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