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


Lockheed Vega

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…
Sopwith Tabloid

Sopwith Tabloid

First built in 1913 when all speed records were held by monoplanes,…
Curtiss CR-3

Curtiss CR-3

Cheated for the 1923 Schneider Trophy contest, the Curtiss CR-3…
Caproni Ca.90

Caproni Ca.90

The Italian grandissimo six-engine Ca.90 bomber, first flown…
Douglas  DC-3

Douglas DC-3

The most famous piston-engined airliner of all time, the DC-3…
Fokker F.VII3m

Fokker F.VII/3m

In the I920s Dutch planemaker Anthony Fokker, who had built…
Junkers F13

Junkers F13

An all-metal monoplane passenger aircraft, Dr Hugo .Junkers'…
Macchi MC.72

Macchi MC.72

Designed by Mario Castoldi, the MC.72 was the fastest piston-driven…