Rooftop Airports Revisited: An Even Scarier Proposal

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Proposed rooftop airport for major cities, from Modern Mechanix, July 1938

Remember those skyscraper-based runways we highlighted here a few years ago?

Turns out it can always get worse.

From the same magazine — Modern Mechanix — comes this idea by “a French engineer”:

Proposed as a solution to the problem of locating an airport in the heart of any big city, a design for a long orientable runway, which would be mounted on circular tracks atop tall buildings.

What could possibly go wrong?

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