Tag Archives: aviation

  1. Alberto Santos-Dumont, Dirigibles and Dinosaurs


    25/04/2013 by noonobservation

    I have recently become enamoured of the dirigible – that evolutionary dinosaur of aviation. Like the diplodocus, dirigibles were huge, slow, difficult to …
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  2. Manfred von Richthofen: Baddy or Just German?


    19/12/2012 by noonobservation

    Manfred von Richthofen was credited with 80 combat victories by his death, aged just 25. At the age of 31, …
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