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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 May 2017 12:45 p.m. PST

"Halfway through the Civil War, a dentist in Richmond,Virginia, of unknown engineering ability, theorized that he could build an airplane. Dr. R. Finley Hunt thought his steam-powered vehicle could help the Confederacy. So he wrote to President Jefferson Davis of his "invention of a flying machine intended to be used for war purposes in the existing conflict."…"
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Interesting "what if"… (smile)


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