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Bell X-1

The rocket-powered Bell X-l was the first aircraft to fly at…

Pemberton-Billing P.B.31E Nighthawk

The extraordinary four-winged P.B.31E Nighthawk proved a spectacularly…

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

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

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…

Boeing 767

The workhorse of the transatlantic route, the Boeing 767 also…

Northrop YB-49

Throughout his career, imaginative American designer Jack Northrop believed…

Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner

The Boeing 307 Stratoliner was the world's first airliner to…

Handley Page V/1500

The V/1500 was Britain's first four-engine strategic bomber.…