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- n. a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
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More than sixty years before Embraer was created and barely three years after the first flight by the Wright brothers, a Brazilian, Santos Dumont, had designed and flown the first self-propelled, heavier-than-air craft in Paris.