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Tag Archives: W. Starling Burgess

AVIATION MARKETING 101: 1911–1913

THE INTERNET IS often likened to the Wild West because of its unruly activities, but today’s internet is fairly orderly in comparison to the early days of aviation. I’ve already … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

DUNNE FLYING WINGS

WE’D CALL them “flying wings,” but the first of their type were termed “tailless aeroplanes.” British Lieutenant John William Dunne, ex-His Majesty’s Wiltshire Regiment, experimented with a tailless glider in … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 3 Comments