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


Hawker P.1127

During the postwar period aircraft manufacturers around the…

Junkers J.4

In 1917-18 the German Army's "stormfliers" were a potent element…

Hawker Hunter

Undoubtedly one of the shapeliest jet fighters, the Hawker P.1067…

Boeing 247

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

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…

Supermarine S.6B

In the 1920s mihI early 1930s seaplane racers were the fastest…

Short Empire Flying Boat

Air travel was never more romantic than in the era of the large…

Dornier Do X

When the mighty 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat made its…

Caproni Ca.60 Transaero

With his Ca.60 Transaero, Italian designer and manufacturer…

Douglas DC-3

The most famous piston-engined airliner of all time, the DC-3…

Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea

Frenchman Henri Mignet wanted everyone to have the chance to…

De Havilland D.H.88 Comet Racer

The D.H.88 Comet was a long-range racing aircraft designed specifically…