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NASA Legend Whitcomb Enters Aviation Hall Of Fame
2012-10-07 10:34:04

The National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio, inducted Richard T. Whitcomb, a NASA aeronautics engineer whose contributions made supersonic flight practical.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.