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Originally Posted by diabloridr View Post
Minor nit: This quote should be attributed to Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus Motorcars. His degree was in structural engineering.

Another wise Chapman quote is: ""Adding power makes you faster on the straights. Subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere".
Well blow me down. I had no idea that aphorism, which I read decades ago in the Time-Life series on Flight, had an actual attribution and Iím delighted and grateful that you could come up with it. Chapeau and thanks.
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