Henri Pequet

Henri Pequet (* 1. February 1888 in Bracquemont; † March 1974) was a French pilot and flight pioneer.

At the age of 23 years it led to 18. February 1911 the first official post office flight with airplane through. The young French pilot transported about 6,500 letters in the context of a Flugshow in India. It started in Allahabad and landed in that about 8 kilometers removed Naini. Henri Pequet needed approximately 13 minutes for this short distance with its double-decker summer.

The vouchers very looked for nowadays with Philatelisten became with the confirmation stamp „roofridge Aerial post office, U.P. Exhibition Allahabad 1911 “provide.

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