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Author Topic: New York Times - 'America to be first to perfect aerial battleships'  (Read 849 times)
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« on: April 05, 2010, 10:32:31 pm »

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According to the Dr. quoted in the article, we will also soon be able to dine in america and have breakfast in europe...
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2010, 10:46:18 pm »

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According to the Dr. quoted in the article, we will also soon be able to dine in america and have breakfast in europe...

Its funny you mention that; Myself, Dr. Livingstone and Prof. Sirius have already made plans to do the very same, aboard the USAS Orca! (Crowned Pigmy Kraken in white wine sauce is on the menu).  While not a battleship, the New York Times must be unaware of the existence of the Orca...
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2010, 06:48:16 am »

Someone on this site pointed out the site below. Good fun...Wink If you haven't already seen it.

http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2009/9/27/courtship-in-the-year-2015-1915.html
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2010, 09:00:03 am »

Well, he wasn't entirely incorrect in his predictions, as they did make that ariel aircraft carrier... it just didn't work all that well Wink
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2010, 01:16:46 am »

Well, well if the doctor says we can do it then by jove lets do it!
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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2010, 08:54:35 pm »

I just LOVE this bit...

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...the men who are attempting to solve flight on the bird plan, will be able to avoid fatal accidents long enough to learn how to fly.

Personally, i HATE it when my accidental death inhibits my research.
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« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2010, 10:32:07 pm »

I just LOVE this bit...

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...the men who are attempting to solve flight on the bird plan, will be able to avoid fatal accidents long enough to learn how to fly.

Personally, i HATE it when my accidental death inhibits my research.

 That really has to be the hardest part of our lives, no doubt. Grin I do wish our various "mad scientist" friends could solve the whole reanimation problem so we could pursue our endevors to the fullest.
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2010, 03:53:39 am »

according to this illustration, the old USSR might have just beat us to it  Wink

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q31/Rufrky/KirovAirship.jpg
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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2010, 06:42:31 pm »

Someone on this site pointed out the site below. Good fun...Wink If you haven't already seen it.

http://www.paleofuture.com/blog/2009/9/27/courtship-in-the-year-2015-1915.html



These old predictions about the future are hilarious. There was an old video about fashion in the future made in the 1930s that featured men wearing a full sized telephone on their chest. I recognize that it's a bit out of our usual time frame, but it echos the sentiment.

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« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2010, 04:44:44 am »

Air battleships you say?



...although the Mechanicsburg is "merely" a Heavy Cruiser. Wink
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« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2010, 05:10:25 am »

Seems like an SR-71 crew once had lunch in England and flew to California in time to have breakfast on the same day.

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