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


Curtiss JN-4

The Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" was the first aircraft to be massproduced…

Heinkel He 178

The Heinkel He 178 was the world's first aeroplane to fly purely…

Hawker Hurricane

The doughty Hawker Hurricane single-seat fighter is famous for…

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…

Polikarpov I-16

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

Junkers-Ju 52/3m

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

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…

Junkers G 38

Throughout his career German designer Hugo Junkers toyed with…

Dornier Do X

When the mighty 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat made its…

Junkers F13

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