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


Junkers-Ju 52/3m

The most famous Junkers aeroplane - the Tante Ju, as it became…

Bristol Brabazon

The Bristol Brabazon airliner was a gian of an aircraft larger…

Fokker E. III

Germany's Fokker monoplanes dominated the skies over the Western…

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…

Polikarpov I-16

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

Handley Page H.P.42

If any aeroplane Could be described as a stately galleon of…

Fokker F.VII/3m

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

Boeing 247

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

Curtiss CR-3

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