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Product of a mistake, as I first printed the wrongly-sized (1/100th) plan and started to build the Flivver, I decided nevertheless to proceed and complete it as a Minime of the just posted 1/72nd Flivver.
A model from 2 years ago. Civil aviation once had the very democratic dream of providing everyone with a personal plane, as it was happening then with cars. It didn't do it off the goodness of its heart, let's be frank, it wanted to create a market -already filled with home appliances and such-. The dream (sorry, can't help it) never "took off". But the trend spawned a legacy of "flivver", "personal" planes, though, that make the delights of some modelers (I have built a few). Besides the floppy beginnings of the aeronautic endeavors of the Ford company and the later