New Wonder Plane Dublin Issue 1942

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Titles read: "NEW WONDER PLANE" (Dublin issue).

Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America.

Various shots of inventor Nelson Edwards showing off his new wingless Eshelman Flying Flounder aircraft. We see it take off and land on Baltimore airfield. It looks very strange in flight,...



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  • The aircraft seen here, with the Serial Number NX28993, is an Eshelman Flying Flounder.

    It's odd that the commentator identifies the inventor at 00:32 as "Nelson Edwards", as the inventor was actually Cheston Lee Eshelman. (I can find no record of an aircraft inventor/designer called Nelson Edwards). You'll find Eshelman's details, (inc mention of NX28993) here...

    jamied 16th May 2012
  • That's strange!

    British Pathé 10th Aug 2012

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