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Alfred Leblanc (1869-1921), was a French balloonist and aviator who today is probably most famous for breaking the flight airspeed record in 1910 while flying the Blériot XI. His airspeed was calculated at 68.20 mph (109.8 km/h).
Prior to his activities as a pilot, Leblanc was assistant to Louis Bleriot and handled the logistics for Bleriot on the morning of his famous cross channel flight July 25 1909.