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“I’ll take ‘Golden Age of Aviation flying boats’ for $1,000, Alex.”

“It was the largest, heaviest, and most powerful flying boat in the world when it was produced by the Dornier company of Germany in 1929.”

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“What is the Dornier Do X?”

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This is not a mad scientist in his laboratory. It’s the engineer at his station on the Do X. It was powered by twelve 9-cylinder radial engines, six pushing, six pulling.

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