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VIDEO OF THE MONTH (2023 March):
Small dirigibles in flight, 2012; the designs are similar to ones popular before the First World War, notably the personal airship of Alberto Santos-Dumont. This sort of personal aviation persists in France, although usually it is limited to indoors mini-flights in a large hangar.
Currently inactive, but all old entries (2012-2017) are in the archive.
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In memory of Professor John D. Runkle, second president of MIT and outspoken advocate of the "Mens et Manus" philosophy.