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Re: Steam powered airplanes

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  • Frank McNeill
    You should be ashamed of yourself old Frank for making up B/S like that. Go to: http://tinyurl.com/peh6v for true stuff next time, doppelfrank
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 4, 2006
      You should be ashamed of yourself old Frank for making up
      B/S like that. Go to: http://tinyurl.com/peh6v for true stuff
      next time, doppelfrank


      --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, Frank McNeill
      <frankmcneilll@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi All,
      >
      > I finally found that picture of a steam-powered
      > airplane for aeromodeller. Several hundred planes of
      > this type were sold as army surplus after the civil
      > war. The picture shows a barnstormer who is probably
      > trying to draw a crowd just before landing to sell
      > airplane rides.
      > Some planes were used by commercial laundries. Clothes
      > dryers hadn't been invented, so laundrymen would hang
      > wet laundry on the rigging of these planes and fly
      > around a while until it was dry.
      >
      > best wishes, old Frank
      >
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