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Charles Terres Weymann

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Charles Terres Weymann (2 August 1889 – 1976) of Weymann Motor Bodies was a Haitian-born early aeroplane racing pilot and businessman. During WWI he flew for Nieuport as a test pilot

The Third Gordon Bennett Air Race where the surprise winner was Charles Weymann, an American born in Haiti, whose clean 100 hp Nieuport completed the 25 laps of the 6-km./3.7-mi. course in 1:11:36.2 for an average of 78.11 mph. The race was held July at Eastchurch.

1911. 26 November. Charles Weymann pilots the Nieuport monoplane to win the military aviation trials at Reims in France.

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