Farman sentence example
- About a year later Henry Farman made several short flights on a machine of the biplane type, consisting of two main supporting surfaces one above the other, with a box-shaped vertical rudder behind and two small balancing aeroplanes in front.
- Farman was a priest at Harewood, or Harwood, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, and to him the best part of the work is due.
- In July Farman remained in the air for over 20 minutes; on the 6th of September Delagrange increased the time to nearly 30 minutes, and on the 29th of the same month Farman again came in front with a flight lasting 42 minutes and extending over nearly 241 m.
- The year saw considerable increases in the periods for which aviators were able to remain in the air, and Roger Sommer's flight of nearly 22 hours on August 7th was surpassed by Henry Farman on November 3rd, when he covered a distance estimated at 1374 m.