[Coco] [Color Computer] Burt Rutan
neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Wed Jun 23 23:26:29 EDT 2004
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From: KnudsenMJ at aol.com
What happened 101 years ago? There were at least three groups trying to
build an airplane:
(1) A large group of scientists, engineers, and a jockey pilot, bankrolled by
The Smithsonian Institute, headed by Langley;
(2) Another group of Canadian inventors, headed by Alexander Graham Bell;
(3) Two preacher's-kid bicycle mechanics from Ohio (I forget whether they
finished high school).
And (4) Richard Pearse in New Zealand.
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