Grandpa had a horse. Matt Novak10/13/15 3:00pmFiled to: airplanesFiled to: airplanesairplanesflying carsquickiespaleofuture151EditSend to EditorsPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkGrandpa had a horse. Father, a horseless carriage. Today —and tomorrow— you will have wings. — Print ad circa 1946 for Alcoa Aluminum via X-Ray Delta Too bad many of those postwar dreams — from personal flying machines to miracle houses — weren’t delivered on.