Sunday, July 6, 2014

Safe Aircraft competition 1927

John Blake Early Airplanes Camden House Books 1974
The runner-up, the Handley Page Gugnunc demonstrates its short landing and take off abilities. The name Gugunc is from a popular cartoon of the time.,_Squeak_and_Wilfred
As the Duke says, "If the Apollo 10 lunar module could be named "Snoopy", they can be forgiven for naming their earlier aircraft after a children's feature".

1 comment:

The Duke said...

Catchy name, too!