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    Default The man who built an airplane in his dining room !

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    An authentic picture !
    René Leduc (1907-1990)
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9_Leduc
    the man who built an airplane in his dining room in Nantes rue des Martyrs (France)
    (C) Ouest France

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    Bet he had a "Tail" to tell his grandchildren!
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    Did he have a set of plans or was he winging it?
    Run for your life - there are stupid people everywhere!

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    Hope his dining room was fuseLARGE enough!
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    No big deal, British POWs built a glider in a chapel attic of Colditz castle..

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colditz_Cock

    "He is wise who watches"

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    Yes Dave nice Church but English did not take out the window of the 1st floor with a ladder

    This kind of stories is very classic also in France during the German occupation as the famous Bugatti De-monge 100 P which was hidden during the war :
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugatti_Model_100

    The aircraft was not completed by the September 1939 deadline and was put in storage prior to the*German invasion of France and finished to build and in 2015 with the association the " Blue dream " him killing unfortunately during his last flight his fantastic American pilot Scotty Wilson (R.I.P) in 2016

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    The Blue Dream Will finally fly ! :
    https://youtu.be/zhoJ-_HiCb0

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    The man who built an airplane in his dining room !
    Looks like a real "pain" to me

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    the issue with 1:1 scale modelling!!!



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