October 10th, 2009

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Stainless Steel Planes, Giant Women, and More...

Just outside the

Franklin Institute

near the

Fels Planetarium


fels planetarium


was the

Budd BB1 Pioneer aircraft


Budd BB-1 Pioneer aircraft

One of the few aircraft built of stainless steel, which I would not have thought a great material for an aircraft...but it logged more than a 1000 hours!


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The Cathedral Basilica of the Saints Peter and Paul (er, not Mary!) merits a post to itself; I must thank Madhu for taking me there..in fact, Madhu did an amazing job of spending a LOT of her precious weekend with me, walking around.

Let me close with this touch of humour:


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