Bleriot XI – Mikael Carlson

Louis Blériot was the first airplane designer in Europe. He designed the Blériot XI and became the first person to cross the English channel on 25 July 1909 with his Blériot XI. 

The Blériot is credited with a few other first as well: first aircraft to cross the Alps, the first aircraft to perform a looping and the first aircraft in military service. In military service, they were operated mainly as observation aircraft and as trainers. It is also in these roles that the type served during the First World War.
The success of the aircraft was such that it was produced under licence in several countries, including Sweden. There, the aircraft was known as the Thulin A. It is this type that Mikael Karlson from Sweden will present during the International Sanicole Airshow 2017. His aircraft was built in 1918 and magnificently restored by Mikael with an original Gnome Omega rotary engine. Aviation history doesn’t get much older than this!

Blériot XI
Manufacturer: Louis Blériot
Country: Sweden
www.aerodrome.se 

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Program - Sunday 10 Sep 2017

Belgium            
A109 Agusta Helicopter   BAF   F  
A109 Agusta Helicopter - Mock-up   BAF   S  
C-130 Transport   BAF   F  
F-16 Fighter - Mock-up   BAF   S  
F-16 (display demo) Fighter   BAF   F  
NH-90 NFH SAR   BAF   F  
P-51 Mustang Historic   Civil   F  
Red Devils (Marchetti SF-260) Team   BAF   F  
Kristof Cloetens (Extra 330SC) Aerobatic   BAF   F  
Sonaca 200 Recreational   Sonaca   S  
T-28 Historic   Civil   F  
Formation Team The Victors Team   Civil   F  
The Silver Tigers (F-16's) Team   BAF   F  
             
Czech Republic              
Mi-35 Hind Helicopter   CZAF    F  
             
Finland            
F-18 Hornet Fighter   FIAF   F  
             
France             
Breitling Jet Team Team   Breitling   F  
Christian Moullec Vol avec les oies Ultralight   Civil   F  
JM D’Hulst Starduster Aerobatic   Trescal   F  
Rafale Fighter   FAF   F  
Patrouille de France Team   FAF   F  
             
Germany            
CH-53 Helicopter   GAF   S  
             
Greece            
F-16 ZEUS Fighter   HeAF   F  
             
Italy            
Frecce Tricolori Team   IAF   F  
             
Jordan            
Royal Jordanian Falcons Team   RJAF   F  
             
Poland             
MIG-29 Fighter   PolAF   F  
             
Saudi-Arabia             
Saudi Hawks Team   RSAF   F  
             
Spain             
Patrulla ASPA Team   SPAF   F  
             
Sweden             
Blériot - Mikael Carlson Historic   Civil   F  
JAS-39 Gripen Fighter   Swe AF   F  
             
Switzerland             
F-18 Hornet Fighter   CH AF   F  
Patrouille Suisse Team   CH AF    
             
The Netherlands             
Cessna O-2 Historic    Civil   F  
Chinook Helicopter   RNLAF   S  
Spitfire Historical Fighter   RNLAF   F  
T-6 Harvard Historical Fighter   Civil   F  
             
Turkey            
F-16 Solotürk Fighter   TuAF   F  
             
United Kingdom            
Eurofighter Typhoon Mock-up   BAE Systems   S  
GliderFX Aerobatics   Civil   F  
Richard Goodwin Aerobatics   Civil   F  
The Blades Team   Civil   F  
             
United States            
F-35 Lightning II Mock-up   Lockheed Martin   S  
KC-135 Stratotanker Tanker   Boeing   F  
Golden Knights Parachute   US Army   F