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1922 was a pivotal year in the history of autogyros. Let's take a look back and see what has made these unique-looking aircraft stand the test of time.
Nothing worthwhile can be achieved without resourcefulness. One pilot from the 1930s showed an extraordinary amount of resourcefulness and thereby epitomized the adventurous spirit of early aviation pioneers.
Kartveli was instrumental in the development of the P-47 Thunderbolt, F-105 Thunderchief and A-10 Thunderbolt II.
Let us take a closer look at one of the true trailblazers of aviation. For a few years during the early 1900s, he was seen as the best pilot in the world.
Arguably one of the best-known and most beautiful fighters of all time, the F-14 Tomcat has had a fascinating history.
Whilse working for Hawker, Camm developed some of the most famous aircraft of World War II and the Cold War era.
With so much exposure currently given to the 'Ghost of Kyiv', who, according to legend, would be the first ace of the 21st century, it is perhaps appropriate to take a look back at Ukraine's most famous ace of all time.
As the media continues to report on the war currently raging in Eastern Europe, Russian and Ukrainian Mil Mi-8s frequently feature in photographs and videos, transporting troops, special forces and even politicians. Let’s take a closer look at this seemingly ubiquitous helicopter type.
On 27 February, this year, it was confirmed that the An-225 has been destroyed at Antonov Airport in Kyiv. Depending on whom you would like to believe, the aircraft had either been destroyed by a Russian airstrike, or Ukrainian artillery.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first supersonic flight. Who was the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound? Do you think you know the answer? Maybe this question deserves a closer look before one attempts to answer it.
On 15 June 1944, 68 American Boeing B-29s took off from Chengdu in China to bomb industrial facilities in the city of Yawata in Japan. The raid could barely be called a success, but it was only the first of many air raids which would result in the destruction of dozens of Japanese cities.
Also known as 'The Flying Dutchman', Fokker gained fame for designing World War I era fighters, as well as various airliners.