Actually, the first teardrop- or bullet-shaped cars were built before the Great War (Camille Jenatzy's land speed record electric vehicle, 1899; Neander-Opel, 1911; Count Ricotti's Alfa Romeo, 1914). But the first scientifically designed streamlined car appeared only in 1921, at… Continue
The LK-1 a.k.a. Fanera-2 (Plywood no.2) or NIAI-1 was a four-seat cabin aircraft designed and built in the USSR from 1933.
AI Lisichkin and VF Rentel of the NIAI (Aviation Scientific Research Institute, Leningrad) designed the LK-1 in an attempt to build a very efficient small…Continue
Another half-forgotten chapter in the Streamline Story is a luxury car developed by Dennis (Sir Charles Dennistoun) Burney.Continue
From the unbeatable 1911 model - to the 1948 Chief.
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It's a modern (or should I say revived?) Indian - the Chief Bomber Limited Edition. From the airfield I'll proceed to the real things - bikes from the Diesel Age.
They were invented, designed and built by Kenneth (later, Sir.) Corfield, who established K.G.Corfield Ltd in the late 1940s to produce his darkroom enlarging exposure meter, the Corfield Lumimeter.
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