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Hughes H-4 Hercules

In 1942 American millionaire and aviation enthusiast, Howard…

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…

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…

Saunders-Roe Princess

The epitome of those large, elegant commercial flying boats…

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

When it was rolled out on 11 May 1964, the first prototype of…