Rockwell International space Shuttle

Punching skywards, the Space Shuttle is launched vertically…

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

A military two-seater, the B.E.2 had the misfortune to become…

Santos-Dumont Demoiselle

Alberto Santos Dumont's delicate Demoiselle ("damselfly") monoplane was…

Lilienthal No. II Hang-Glider

In the early 1890s German engineer Otto Lilienthal was the only…

Boeing B-29 Superfortress

The Boeing B-29 was the aircraft that dropped atomic bombs on…

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

When it first appeared in 1954, the super-fast, lightweight…

Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik

The Soviet Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik ground-attack aircrafl was…

Polikarpov I-16

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