AwE130 Miscellaneous Clippings
1 May 1955, Hiller Helicopters Company (Photo + Video).
The Hiller Helicopters Company has constructed a new type of single man helicopter for the American Maritime Investigation Office. This modern flying carpet is called "Flying Platform", rises on two oppositely rotating screws that are mounted at the bottom of the floor. The screws are driven by two engines that together develop less than 100 hp. The invention, which is controlled by moving the body weight of the pilot, can be lifted and transported by two men.
Flying platform Russia
7 October 1957, Also Russia has flying platform.
According to the Russian magazine "Sovietskaya Rosslya", a successful test was undertaken in Russia with a "flying platform" equipped with jet engines. According to the magazine, the new aircraft was recently tested at Tusjino airport outside Moscow. The magazine published a photograph of the aircraft, which showed similarity with the "flying platform" of the US Navy, which made its first free flight in February 1955. Unlike the American model, the Russian model has a closed cockpit and four vertical supports that look like table legs. According to the test pilot Joejoea Garanaev, the device is excellent to handle in the air and has a remarkable maneuverability. The model differs from the "flying saucer".
Underground fire in Russia
15 November 1804, mysterious fire.
PETERSBURG 28 October. These days a large underground fire has broken out close to the Phanagoria Fortress on the peninsula of Tarnau. Such a Nature phenomenon has been seen there for several years, without being able to trace the cause. Yesterday evening we had such a strong Northern light here that one has not seen for several years.
Mamparia Cutu the mermaid of Bonaire Dutch Antilles
22 July 1946, half human half fish.
Mamparia Cutu. A place on the East Coast, south of Lac. It is the native name of mermaid, a creature half human half fish. According to the description of those who claim to have seen a mermaid, he is very tall, and often comes to rest for a while; and this he once did south of Lac.
Halstead Hieroglyphs (UK)
30 November 1968, mystery for archaeologists.
Recently, a clay tablet was dug up from a hill near Halstead in Essex (England), which will go down in history as the Halstead Hieroglyph. For the time being we can call the most remarkable and surprising find the mystery of archaeologists. For the first time in this part of our continent people were confronted with a pictograph that is somewhat similar to that of the ancient Egyptians. The tormenting question of the origin plays tricks on the archaeologist.
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