“To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. To fly is everything.”


Boeing 747

Boeing 747

When the Boeing 747 entered service in 1970 it was by far the…
Handley Page V1500

Handley Page V/1500

The V/1500 was Britain's first four-engine strategic bomber.…
Northrop YB-49

Northrop YB-49

Throughout his career, imaginative American designer Jack Northrop believed…
Fokker F.VII3m

Fokker F.VII/3m

In the I920s Dutch planemaker Anthony Fokker, who had built…
Boeing 247

Boeing 247

First flown in February 1933, the Boeing 247 has sometimes been…
Lockheed Vega

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…
Bristol Type 138A

Bristol Type 138A

The Type 138A was purpose-built for record-breaking high-altitude…
Junkers F13

Junkers F13

An all-metal monoplane passenger aircraft, Dr Hugo .Junkers'…