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Classic Automotive Restoration - John Twist, University Motors Car Restoration Business


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There’s an urban legend about a group of scientists who analyzed the common bumblebee and concluded that it shouldn’t be able to fly. According to the laws of aerodynamics, bumblebees do not have the capacity in terms of wing size or beats per second to achieve flight with the degree of wing loading necessary. Yet bumblebees fly.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2010/10/14/John-Twist-still-flying-at-University-Motors