- n French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
- Yves Rossy in Earthtimes (press release)
I have enormous admiration for the pioneers of aviation,says Rossy. "There is great beauty in the exploits of Bleriot and Lindbergh, for example. They risked their lives to discover the path not taken, to go where no one has gone before."