There are many things that one might want to be remembered for. A fine physician, a pioneer aviator, a renown aeronautical researcher, an inspired inventor but perhaps not as the greatest charlatan ever to see his name associated with an airplane, even though his scout fighter the Christmas Bullet had a perfect kill record… it killed everyone who ever tried to fly it!



The AEA Redwing



One of Christmas’s Patents


The Christmas Bullet


The Christmas Bullet


The Liberty 6 Engine

Dr Christmas


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