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  • Aired: 08/31/2009
  • 16:30
  • Rating: TV-G
Nearly 14 years before Lindbergh's flight, a lone inventor had proposed a technology he believed would safely carry air passengers across the ocean in comfort, rivaling the day's luxurious steamships. Our contributor believes a collection of photos and badges links his family to this extraordinary dream. History Detectives investigates what happened to a fantastic engineering marvel.
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