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


Antoinette Monobloc

French aviation pioneers often favoured elegance and ingenuity over…

Fairey F.D.2

The sleek and angular Fairey Delta 2 was the first aircrafl…

Fabre Hydravion

Looking at aeroplanes from the pioneering era of flight, it…

Bristol Type 138A

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

Handley Page H.P.42

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

Boeing 314

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

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…

Curtiss CR-3

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