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Chanute biplane glider

In the summer of 1896 French-born  American Octave Chanute,…

Dornier Do X

When the mighty 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat made its…

Bell X-1

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

Avro Vulcan

One of three "V bombers" designed to give Britain an "independent…

Planes for travel and fun

Commercial airliners underwent huge changes during the late…

Nasa Dryden Helios

The forerunner of 21st-century solar-powered "atmospheric satellites",…