How Detroit's Aircraft Production Dream Crashed and BurnedDr. Daniel Uziel, The Future of Things5/04/10 12:00pm871EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissBlock for jalopnikHideOnce, Detroit's carmakers wanted to be the nation's aircraft kings. For a short time during World War II, they were. Then things fell apart. Dr. Daniel Uziel of The Future of Things explains what happened. —Ed.