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


Polikarpov I-16

Polikarpov I-16

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

Boeing B-52

When Boeing's B-52 Stratofortress bomber entered service with…
Albatros D.V

Albatros D.V

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

Hawker Fury

The Hawker Fury was the epitome of the elegant and charismatic…
Curtiss CR-3

Curtiss CR-3

Cheated for the 1923 Schneider Trophy contest, the Curtiss CR-3…
Junkers-Ju 523m

Junkers-Ju 52/3m

The most famous Junkers aeroplane - the Tante Ju, as it became…
Boeing 247

Boeing 247

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

Lockheed Vega

The stylish Lockheed Vega was a charismatic aircraft that scored…
Supermarine S.6B

Supermarine S.6B

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