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


Blériot XI

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

Tarrant Tabor

The enormousTabor biplane was the first and last aeroplane made…

Hawker Fury

The Hawker Fury was the epitome of the elegant and charismatic…

Macchi MC.72

Designed by Mario Castoldi, the MC.72 was the fastest piston-driven…

Supermarine S.6B

In the 1920s mihI early 1930s seaplane racers were the fastest…

Douglas DC-3

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

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…

Junkers-Ju 52/3m

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