AERONAUTICS: The Air Horse

Transportation is essentially a matter of horses. First the two-legged human horse; then the four-legged horse; then the iron horse; now the air horse. Conspicuous ' among air horses is the Wright Whirlwind motor, which propelled Lindbergh, Chamberlin, Levine,'Byrd, Maitland & Hegenberger, Brock & Schlee across sundry oceans and continents. A tactless person once asked the designer of the Wright motor why he did not receive more glory for making this horse for heroes. The designer's answer was brief: "Whoever heard of the name of Paul Revere's horse?" Not for his...

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