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Voisin Biplane

French brothers Gabriel and Charles Voisin were Europe's flrst…

Short Empire Flying Boat

Air travel was never more romantic than in the era of the large…

Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

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

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

The gargantuan Lockheed Galaxy transport aircraft is incredible…

Yokosuka Ohka

Essentially a piloted flying bomb, the romantically named Ohka…

Sukhoi Su-27

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

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk

With its menacing demeanour and black, futuristic design, the…

Sikorsky Bolshoi ("Grand")

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

MAcCready Gossamer Albatross

The Grossamer Albatross captured headlines in 1979 when it made…