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Interesting short history of flight and deception.


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BravelyRanAway #1 Posted 20 August 2020 - 09:30 AM

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The Smithsonian signed an agreement with the Wright brothers never to investigate any controlled flight earlier than the Wright brothers successful powered controlled flight in 1903.

 


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zen_monk_ #2 Posted 20 August 2020 - 09:59 AM

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A good story, thank you. I knew bits of it but never presented like here. :honoring:

 

 

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RoyalFlyingCorps #3 Posted 21 August 2020 - 08:12 AM

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It'll never fly.  You can't trust Frenchmen saying otherwise. :)

nitemare_gary #4 Posted 25 August 2020 - 11:40 AM

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A fascinating video, thank you. 

It reminded me of an excellent film on the topic...

 

 


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zgubny #5 Posted 25 August 2020 - 04:41 PM

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View Postnitemare_gary, on 25 August 2020 - 12:40 PM, said:

A fascinating video, thank you. 

It reminded me of an excellent film on the topic...

 

 

 

The song is so damn catchy , co-starring Benny Hill ,  thank you for the link !



RoyalFlyingCorps #6 Posted 26 August 2020 - 06:39 AM

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Yes...Benny Hill...someone we'd all like to forget.  A middling talent wasted on often ghastly - as in sexist and stereotyping - material.

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zgubny #7 Posted 26 August 2020 - 09:22 AM

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View Postnitemare_gary, on 25 August 2020 - 12:40 PM, said:

A fascinating video, thank you. 

It reminded me of an excellent film on the topic...

 

 

 

The song is so damn catchy , starring Terry THOMAS ,  thank you for the link !






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