French aviator who helped build the European aviation industry. The Farman brothers, Maurice and Henri, built several successful airplanes, claiming to have developed them independently of the Wright brothers. The Farman airplanes quickly became among the most popular in Europe, and, between the two brothers, over 300 airplanes rolled forth in 1912 alone.
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