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  •  It's The Wing (5+ / 0-)

    It's that elliptical wing design which makes the Spitfire so memorable.  In one fell swoop, the wing encompasses the beauty and the bane of the design.  It offers wonderful aerodynamics and a manufacturing nightmare in one elegant package.

    "Love the Truth, defend the Truth, speak the Truth, and hear the Truth" - Jan Hus, d.1415 CE

    by PrahaPartizan on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 08:48:28 PM PST

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