[WWI] Re: WWI fav poll again (Locust)
knnths at mchsi.com
Fri Feb 25 11:21:10 EST 2005
> - Blackburn Kangaroo (there's something about Blackburns, baby!)
Am starting to believe that *all* Blackburns may be the Lost Ark Of The
Covenant of WW1 aircraft - any aircraft, really.
Such lines - and such magical engineering solutions to incredibly
Imagine the radio set in a Blackburn: large, stately cabinets, rich
wood tones, inlay, filigreed carving, tubes the size of torpedoes (for
high altitude warmth), bracing of the struts with struts that brace
other struts, braced ( with struts, of course).
Nose the size of a zeppelin hangar, wee propellor, stuntie exhausts and
topped off with a scarf flying gaily off a rudder the size of a Breuget
14, another well-turned heel, if ever there was competition amoungst
these elogent flying egrets
And what a Raptor. A killer!
Many aces made their mark in such beauties.
with big hip boots.
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