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


Boeing 247

Boeing 247

First flown in February 1933, the Boeing 247 has sometimes been…
North American X-15

North American X-15

The record-breaking North American X- 15 was an aircraft designed…
Northrop YB-49

Northrop YB-49

Throughout his career, imaginative American designer Jack Northrop believed…
Lockheed Vega

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…
Flugschiff Dornier Do X

Dornier Do X

When the mighty 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat made its…
Caproni Ca.90

Caproni Ca.90

The Italian grandissimo six-engine Ca.90 bomber, first flown…
Junkers F13

Junkers F13

An all-metal monoplane passenger aircraft, Dr Hugo .Junkers'…
Polikarpov I-16

Polikarpov I-16

The Soviet Union's I-16 Ishak ("Little Donkey") was the world's…
Boeing 247

Boeing 247

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

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…
Bristol Type 138A

Bristol Type 138A

The Type 138A was purpose-built for record-breaking high-altitude…
Fokker F.VII3m

Fokker F.VII/3m

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