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Lee-Richards Annular Monoplane

Although never mainstream, the notion of making an aeroplane…

Boeing 707

The Boeing 707 was the aircraft that ushered in the age of mass…

Santos-Dumont Demoiselle

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

Caproni Ca.60 Transaero

With his Ca.60 Transaero, Italian designer and manufacturer…

Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit

The formidable B-2 Spirit is an American multi-role stealth bomber…

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

When it first appeared in 1954, the super-fast, lightweight…

Heinkel He 178

The Heinkel He 178 was the world's first aeroplane to fly purely…

Deperdussin Seaplane Racer

Founded in 1910, French businessman Armand Deperdussin's company…

Sikorsky Bolshoi ("Grand")

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