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July 13, 1928: A public exhibit of warplanes in service of the Royal Air Force at Hendon, England, included this Beardmore Inflexible — “said to be the largest in the world.” So big, in fact, that “with the load contemplated it would be too big for any airdrome in the British Isles to allow it an adequate take-off,” reported The Times. “Nobody here knows exactly what the Air Force is going to do with it.” Photo: The New York Times