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


Sopwith Tabloid

Sopwith Tabloid

First built in 1913 when all speed records were held by monoplanes,…
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…
Macchi MC.72

Macchi MC.72

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

Hawker Fury

The Hawker Fury was the epitome of the elegant and charismatic…
Douglas  DC-3

Douglas DC-3

The most famous piston-engined airliner of all time, the DC-3…
Handley Page H.P.42

Handley Page H.P.42

If any aeroplane Could be described as a stately galleon of…
Boeing 247

Boeing 247

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