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reminds me of The Rocketeer - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102803/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_40
If I remember, I think I read that they had a lot of crashes with these.
You're rolling the dice if you fly it.
Jimmie Doolittle of the 1942 Bomb Tokyo fame won the Bendix trophy race in 1932 while flying the Granville Gee Bee.
The "Death Trap"Not enough flap and not enough wing.