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The Fairey Rotodyne - the future of my childhood
« on: February 12, 2016, 11:53:01 AM »
With Dan Dare and Flash Gordon in everyday comics and cartoons along with early television series encouraging the interest, when I was a kid, all my books had descriptions and plans, for the Fairey Rotodyne, a really futuristic vision of travel. With my early visits to Heathrow Airport, the talk was of where the Rotodynes would land and shuttle people to.
It didn't happen, like so many projects and ideas of the 1950's and 60's, but here is an interesting article from the BBC site......
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35521040
I said "no more passwords" and look what happened!