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


Wright flyer III

The Wright Flyer III was the world's first practical powered…

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…

Macchi MC.72

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

Hawker Fury

The Hawker Fury was the epitome of the elegant and charismatic…

Curtiss CR-3

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

Supermarine S.6B

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

Boeing 314

The Boeing 314 "Clipper" flying boat was probably the most luxurious…