Progress is fine, but it's gone on for too long.
with apologies to Ogden Nash...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
First U.S. military aircraft engine, 1908
Curtis 4-cylinder water-cooled engine used in the 1908 Signal Corps Dirigible No. 1. Developing about 25 hp, it drove a tubular steel shaft twenty-two feet long. Below, its carb--a thing of beauty!
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