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Fred Sinclair
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Rudolf Berthold
Born on 24 March 1891 near Bamberg, Germany.  Berthold joined the German Army in 1909, serving with the infantry. He turned his attention to the fledgling air technology three years later, learning to fly in 1913. He was thus well-placed to request (and rec...

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The "Monstrosity", the Fokker Vlll
This aircraft would fall into the category of quintrupriplane. If there is such a word? Historians debate why Fokker built such a craft and even one source, I’ve read, feels it may have been built on a bet to prove that five wings were no better than three....

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Hans Adam
Born, Hans Adam on 24 May 1886, in Bavaria. Prior to WW1 he saw brief service in the Royal Bavarian Army. Adam returned to service as a lieutenant in the Bavarian 15th Reserve Infantry Regiment. He fought in the Battle of the Frontiers where he was wounded....

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The Roland D.VI
The Roland D.VI was designed by the Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft (L.F.G.) and built at the end of the Great War. It first flew in November 1917. Constructed as a single bay biplane which discarded the L.F.G.-Roland patented Wickelrumpf (literally "wrapped bod...

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