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


Sopwith Camel

The famous Sopwith F.1 Camel destroyed more German aircraft than…

Hawker Hurricane

The doughty Hawker Hurricane single-seat fighter is famous for…

Polikarpov I-16

The Soviet Union's I-16 Ishak ("Little Donkey") was the world's…

Curtiss CR-3

Cheated for the 1923 Schneider Trophy contest, the Curtiss CR-3…

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…

Douglas DC-3

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