Blériot took to the air with his model number Xl for the first time at Issy-les-Moulineaux(near Paris)on Jan. 23, 1909. Principally designed by Raymond Saulnier, the Bleriot XI was a tractor monoplane featuring wing warping for lateral control. Blériot’s achievement was on July 25, 1909, when he flew 37.8 km across the English Channel.
The propeller is forward, pulling the plane into flight.
Improve stability through continuous improvement.
The wings are warped
Horizontal control is carried out.