Lawence Hargrave

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Born in Greenwich England January 29th 1850

1850

Came to Australia in search of gold

1872 - 1877

Elected a member of the royal society

1877

Was appointed an assistant astronimor

1878 - 1883

Decided to reserch about human flight

1883

Experemented with monoplane models

1884 - 1892

Single cylender commpressed air engine

1888 - 1890

Constructed rotary engines driven by commpressed air

1889

man carrying glider

1893

Linked four kites together added a sling seat. Flew 16 feet

1894

Article on how Lawrence Hargrave constructed the box kite

1908

Single cylender 2 stroke petral engine driven twin flappers

1908

Lawrence Hargrave died

1915