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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…

Santos-Dumont Demoiselle

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

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…

Northrop YB-49

Throughout his career, imaginative American designer Jack Northrop believed…

English Electric Canberra

The RAF retired its last three English Electric Canberras on…

Handley Page V/1500

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