François Périer, was a French actor renowned for his expressiveness and diversity of roles. He made over 110 film and TV appearances between 1938 and 1996, with notable excursion into the French avant-garde, he was prominent in the theatre. Among his best-known parts was that of Hugo in the first production of Jean-Paul Sartre's Les Mains Sales in 1948, he was the narrator of the French-language version of Fantasia, made several commercial audio recordings popularizing classical music in France. Périer was born in Paris, France on 10 November 1919, he died on 29 June 2002 in France, of a heart attack during his sleep. His remains were interred at Passy Cemetery in Paris next to those of the stage and silent film actress actress Réjane, the grandmother of Périer’s first of three wives. François Périer on IMDb
The Buhl Aircraft Company was a US aircraft manufacturer founded in Detroit in 1925 with operation until 1933. Buhl designed and manufactured the Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster, first aircraft to receive a US civil aviation type Certificate in March 1927. Several utility and sport aircraft models were developed from 1925 to 1931, both fixed wings and rotary wing aircraft. Relative success came with the Buhl Airsedan and Buhl Bull Pup, with manufacturing numbers over one hundred sixty from 1927 to 1932; the Buhl Aircraft Company was founded in 1925 by the Buhl family of Detroit. Lawrence D. Buhl hired Etienne Dormoy and Alfred Verville, both former aeronautical engineers from the Engineering Division of the United States Army Air Service at McCook Field. Buhl manufactured the first aircraft to receive an Approved Type Certificate. Certificate #1 was awarded to Buhl for the Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster in March 1927. Buhl aircraft won a number of speed and endurance records and placed in the top in the Ford National Reliability Air Tour, the National Air Races.
The Buhl AirSedan "Spokane Sun-God" was the first aircraft to make a non-stop US transcontinental round-trip flight on 15 August 1929. Their first plane was made in late 1925, it was a commercial type of aircraft, suited to carrying passengers, aerial photography, insecticide dusting, training student pilots, light cargo use. The plane featured folding wings and guiding surfaces interchangeability, an adjustable stabilizer, wide-tracked axleless landing gear; the aircraft had a gasoline tank with a capacity of forty gallons and could fly a maximum of five hours on this quantity of fuel. It was tested at Packard Field in Michigan. Alfred Verville was the chief designer from the company's founding in 1925 until 1927, the CA-3 Airster was developed and certified, 20 were manufactured. Etienne Dormoy filled his space afterward, developed the Buhl AirSedan, Buhl CA-1 and Buhl Bull Pup; the number of Buhl Bull Pup manufactured between 1930 and 1932 exceeded one hundred. Dormoy designed a rotary wing aircraft opted for air camera work in 1930.
To this end he designed the Buhl A-1, an autogiro with a push propeller engine located behind the pilot and camera operator. Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster Buhl CA-1 Airster Buhl Airsedan Buhl Bull Pup Buhl A-1 Autogyro
Seventy seasons of Formula One, the highest class of open wheeled auto racing defined by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motorsport's world governing body, have been run, with the 71st in progress. The F1 world championship season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix, held on purpose-built circuits, in a few cases on closed city streets, the most famous of, the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo; the results of each race are combined to determine two annual World Championships, one for drivers and one for constructors. The World Drivers' Championship is awarded to the most successful Formula One driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results, has been awarded since the first Formula One season in 1950; the World Constructors' Championship is awarded to the most successful Formula One constructor over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. The Constructors' Championship was first awarded in 1958.
Different car make/engine combinations are considered to be different constructors for the purposes of the Championship. Constructors' Championship points are calculated by adding points scored in each race by any driver for that constructor. Up until 1979, most seasons saw only the highest-scoring driver in each race for each constructor contributing points towards the Championship. On only ten occasions has the World Constructors' Champion team not contained the World Drivers' Champion for that season