By HistoryNet Staff 3/28/2019 •
This was the first country to equip their airplanes with machineguns connected to an interrupter gear.
France. The interrupter gear allowed a machinegun to fire through the arc of an airplane propeller. Patented in 1913 in Germany, a Frenchman, Roland Garros had one installed on his plane in 1915.
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