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Flying Bicycle -- April Fool's Day, 1932

A German newspaper (unidentified) ran a picture of inventor Max Wiedenhoft successfully testing a flying bicycle over Tempelhof airfield in Berlin as a crowd watched from below. The picture was actually a photomontage created from a shot of Wiedenhoft taken the previous month, as he prepared to test his "rocket bicycle" on a rooftop at Tempelhof.


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