[WWI] Le Prieur
sperry11 at tampabay.rr.com
Thu Feb 8 07:32:14 EST 2007
> An interesting photo of the firing wire coming out of the cockpit, in
> now special way:
Cool photo, very uncool wire run. Why in the world world anyone wind a wire
around the aileron control rod?????
Having owned an airplane and dealt with A&P mechanics, ANYTHING that could
possibly bind a control is a huge no no.
Airplane safety we take for granted today just hadn't been learned and
standardized yet in WWI.
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