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


Fokker E. III

Fokker E. III

Germany's Fokker monoplanes dominated the skies over the Western…
Boeing 747

Boeing 747

When the Boeing 747 entered service in 1970 it was by far the…
Bristol Type 138A

Bristol Type 138A

The Type 138A was purpose-built for record-breaking high-altitude…
Junkers F13

Junkers F13

An all-metal monoplane passenger aircraft, Dr Hugo .Junkers'…
Fokker F.VII3m

Fokker F.VII/3m

In the I920s Dutch planemaker Anthony Fokker, who had built…
Caproni Ca.90

Caproni Ca.90

The Italian grandissimo six-engine Ca.90 bomber, first flown…
Junkers-Ju 523m

Junkers-Ju 52/3m

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

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…
Polikarpov I-16

Polikarpov I-16

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