In 1911, Lt Giulip Gavotti became the first man to drop a bomb from a plane
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|Caption||Flying Firsts: Bombs Away! (Main pic) Turkish soldiers used to take pot shots at Italian aircraft making reconnaissance flights overhead; in 1911, Lt Giulip Gavotti became the first man to drop a bomb from a plane; (far left) the first military mission from the air was Brevet-Captain Charles Coutelle of the French Aeronautic Corps who used a balloon to observe Dutch movements in 1794. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 701 (21 June 1975).|
|Creator||Wilf Hardy, also known as Wilfred, English (20th century)|
|Credit||© Look and Learn|
|Brevet-Captain Charles Coutelle French Aeronautic Corps balloon observation Dutch France army soldiers movement Turkey Turkish rifle fire reconnaissance flight aeroplane planes aircraft flying Lt Giulip Gavotti became first man drop bomb plane Wilf Hardy Wilfred|
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