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9 Wing Seaplane
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Peter_L



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:59 am    Post subject: 9 Wing Seaplane Reply with quote

The 1921, the Italian "Transaero" It had 9 wings, 8 engines and is thought to have flown only once.



I can't help wondering why, during the construction, someone didn't say

"maybe this is not such a good idea"
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Rick
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow that's an incredible thing isn't it, good find. There are a few photos of it on the wiki page, including one of it looking a little crumpled ..

http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caproni_Ca.60_Transaereo

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