Wright flyer III

The Wright Flyer III was the world's first practical powered…

Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

The Me 163 Komel was the only German rocket-powered aircraft…

Gloster Meteor

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

Tupolev Tu-95 Bear

If the Cold War had ever turned hot, the massive Tupolev Bear…

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

The gargantuan Lockheed Galaxy transport aircraft is incredible…

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Used as "aerial artillery to support fast-moving armoured columns,…

Antoinette Monobloc

French aviation pioneers often favoured elegance and ingenuity over…

Focke-Wulf Fw 190

Designed by Kurt Tank, the Fw 190 is considered Germany's best…

Saunders-Roe Princess

The epitome of those large, elegant commercial flying boats…