Noviplano

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The Caproni Ca.60 Noviplano was a nine-wing flying boat intended to be a prototype for a 100-passenger trans-atlantic airliner. It featured eight engines and three sets of triple wings. Two pontoons, mounted on each side, were intended to give the aircraft stability. Only one example of this aircraft was built by Caproni. The prototype only made one short flight on 4 March 1921 over Lake Maggiore in Italy. The aircraft attained an altitude of only 18 m (60 ft) and crashed shortly thereafter, breaking up on impact. The pilot escaped unscathed. The wrecked airplane was recovered, but burned in a mysterious fire.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caproni_Ca.60

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    9 Responses to Noviplano

    1. natedog, just read the text…
      Atk

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    2. Yeah nate, read the text for the 100th time.

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    3. Losing subjects of sentences for the win, amirite?

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    4. no, moar liek putting direct objects first ftw. if there is one.

      MOAR LIEK HYSTERON PROTERON

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    5. atkinson, if you spent a little less time fapping to anime and airplane pork, you’d get the joke

      that’s a serious facepalm there

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