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Flight of fancy? Bleriot comes to Dover for anniversary celebration

Harriet Quimby before she set off across the channel a hundred years ago Credit: ITV Meridian

A Bleriot aircraft will arrive in Dover today as a weekend of events gets underway to mark one hundred years of Harriet Quimby becoming the first woman to fly across the English Channel. The aircraft will be assembled at the Dover Transport Museum and go on public display tomorrow afternoon.