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    Steam Powered Flight

    Somehow this never caught on.
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    Steam piston power has its advantages. Tremendous torque at low rpm is one, which is exactly what prop driven aircraft need. If prop tips go supersonic normal props tend to disintegrate, and that really sucks.




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