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


Albatros D.V

Entering service in May 1917, the Alhatros D.V was Germany's…

Sukhoi Su-27

An old hand at dazzling air show spectators all over the world,…

Blériot XI

French aviation pioneer Louis Bleriot's Type XI monoplane won…

Junkers-Ju 52/3m

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

Douglas DC-3

The most famous piston-engined airliner of all time, the DC-3…

Curtiss CR-3

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

Caproni Ca.90

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

Gee Bee Super Sportster

The ultimate 1930s American racing aircraft, the extraordinary…

Caproni Ca.60 Transaero

With his Ca.60 Transaero, Italian designer and manufacturer…

Handley Page H.P.42

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

Junkers F13

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

Boeing 247

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