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French inventor of an automatic pilot system for aircraft
1921 The Royal Air Force adopted the Aveline system and had it fitted to 14 Handley Page bombers.
Georges Aveline was chief engineer of Auto Controls Ltd, of Regent St, London SW, which distributed the Aveline autopilot.