Cartier Santos replica, records every watch, every piece of history, every innovation, pays tribute to the modern celebrity — Albert Santos Dumont, who has been committed to changing the world.
Albert Santos Dumont
Rio de Janeiro established an airport named after him; Paris has a path to pay tribute to him; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has established a lunar crater and space mission station named after him. Speaking of the pioneers of the modern aviation industry, I have to mention Albert Santos Dumont. He took the lead in balloon flight in 1897, and built the air vehicle “La Demoiselle” in 1907, which is the prototype of modern aircraft. He is not only a great aviator, but also a model of contemporary men because of his style, personality and innovative spirit.
Like other outstanding models that have changed the world, this pioneer of the aviation industry has created infinite possibilities with perseverance and independence. However, any innovation can not be separated from adventure.
Albert Santos Dumont designed a total of 24 aircraft, including airships, helicopters, monoplanes and biplanes. In 1901, he succeeded in the creation of hovering a circle over the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Prior to this, he had experienced many accidents, the most serious of which was when he landed and collided with the building near the Palais de Chaillot. Five years later, he successfully drove the “14 Bis” biplane from Parc de Bagatelle and set three world records with a “heavier than air” aircraft.