Date: 08 Jan 2000 13:39:14 From: Michael Carley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Dept. of Maths, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. References: 1
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stevemouse <email@example.com> writes: >Some time ago I saw a film, set in the early days of transatlantic >flight. Some of the story took place on a plane going from England to >America. It had cabins, and 'public' areas. At one point a couple got >well wrapped up and went out onto a little balcony behind the wing. I >remember it was very noisy and windy! >Is it really possible that such a plane existed? Or was the film set in >a hypothetical future. It was certainly presented as though this was >quite normal. I don't know about that one but I do remember reading that one of Sikorsky's first planes had a walkway on the back so that passengers could go for a walk and get some fresh air during the flight. -- ``Permitt not your schollars to ramble abroad, especially lett them not soe much as peepe into a tavern or tipleing house'' (Provost Loftus). My return address has the user name reversed.