Friday, December 26, 2014
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Theodore Gurney was one of my grandfather's younger brothers. He lived from 1908 to 2001. I sketched him in Rhode Island back in 1997.
Press the orange play button to hear him tell how his father doubted that airplanes would ever be commercially viable.
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Uncle Ted worked as an engineer for Pratt and Whitney in their aircraft engine division, and he helped Igor Sikorsky on flying boats and early helicopters. In this clip, he talks about what it was like to fly on giant airships during the golden age.
Previously: Sir Goldsworthy Gurney
Posted by James Gurney at Friday, December 26, 2014