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


Gloster Meteor

Because of the surprising tardiness of the US's development…

Boeing B-47

The futuristic-looking B-47 Stratojet bomber formed the core…

Supermarine S.6B

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

Junkers G 38

Throughout his career German designer Hugo Junkers toyed with…

Fokker F.VII/3m

In the I920s Dutch planemaker Anthony Fokker, who had built…

Douglas DC-3

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

Junkers F13

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

Ryan NYP

In 1927 airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh decided to compete for…

Junkers-Ju 52/3m

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