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I've enjoyed lifelong love of airplanes and aviation.
It's a passion that I inherited from my Dad, a physicist by education and an engineer by experience, who started his long and honorable career with Hamilton Standard and Pratt & Whitney up in Connecticut.
And I have a special fascination with the so-called "Golden Age of Aviation" - the two-decade period between the two world wars when airplanes evolved from rickety wood-and-fabric biplanes into speedy-and-sleek all-metal monoplanes. It was a period marked by innovation, barnstorming, air races - and the evolution of the airplane from an unreliable novelty into a true weapon of war and a catalyst for travel and commerce. Full Story...
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