Little Audrey Interesting Oddity

I've seen "Little Audrey" hanging in the EAA museum many times, but never really noticed this little detail before. It is common for airplanes of World War II vintage to have metal-skinned wings and tail surfaces, with fabric - covered controls. But this plane turns that around, skinning the wings with fabric and the ailerons in metal. Continue reading "Little Audrey Interesting Oddity"

Bugatti 100P at the Mullin

Seeing Double? No - there's only one - but the mirrored wall shows off both sides.

Fans of the wildly futuristic 1937 Bugatti 100P can inspect the Reve Bleu replica project at the Mullin Automotive Museum this spring and early summer. The upscale Mullin is thrilled to have the 100P as the unique centerpiece of their Bugatti exhibit running through December. Devoted to the painting, sculpture, furniture and especially the cars and airplane of the incredibly talented Bugatti family, the exhibition includes a full range of heavy-hitting Bugatti cars such as one of six Royales and a selection of the elegant Type 57s. It’s a good outing for fans in the Camarillo, California region just north of Los Angeles.

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