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Maxim Multiplane

In the 1890s English-domiciled American millionaire Hiram Maxim…

De Havilland Mosquito

Originally designed as a high-speed unarmed light bomber, the…

Mitsubishi A6M Zero

The Japanese Navy's agile A6M Reisen "Zero" fighter thoroughly…

Sukhoi Su-27

An old hand at dazzling air show spectators all over the world,…

MAcCready Gossamer Albatross

The Grossamer Albatross captured headlines in 1979 when it made…

Yokosuka Ohka

Essentially a piloted flying bomb, the romantically named Ohka…

Sikorsky Bolshoi ("Grand")

In 1912 Igor Sikorsky, chief engineer at the Russo-Baltic Wagon…

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

The gargantuan Lockheed Galaxy transport aircraft is incredible…

Boeing B-29 Superfortress

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