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


McDonnell Douglas DC-10

Held in affectionate regard by pilots and engineers, the DC-10…

Douglas C-54 Skymaster

While never the most glamorous of military aeroplanes, transport…

North American P-51 Mustang

Ultimately the greatest long-range fighter of World War II,…

Short Empire Flying Boat

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

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…

Fokker F.VII/3m

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

Supermarine S.6B

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

Hawker Fury

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

Staaken E.4/20 Monoplane

The E.4/20 was the first large all-metal aircraft and the true…

Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner

The Boeing 307 Stratoliner was the world's first airliner to…

Polikarpov I-16

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

Gee Bee Super Sportster

The ultimate 1930s American racing aircraft, the extraordinary…