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  •  I wil bear that in mind! I have lots of.... (3+ / 0-)
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    ...images of various Marks of Spitfire/Seafire. Also, there is the 'local' connection, in that the Brough Superior, on which Lawrence was killed was built in Nottingham!

    'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

    by shortfinals on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 07:19:25 AM PST

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    •  Yes please. All that tech- (3+ / 0-)
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      the Supermarine racer, the brough, the highspeed boats,  the Bentley blower-

       and that inspiration to steampunks everywhere, the Bluebird series of speed-record cars.

    •  Classic Motorcycle has had excellent articles (0+ / 0-)

      on that bike, 20th century British industry, and also the Vincents well covered....they had a airdropable...boat iirc.
      somewhere in my many many boxes of GB motorcycle magazines...20's/30's Britech was fascinating!

      This machine kills Fascists.

      by KenBee on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 06:03:37 PM PST

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