Toward helping you focus on your area of interest, our site is
divided into 7 main areas:
PLANES - contains
four sub-sections: (1) The Milestones of Flight Collection - airplanes
on display at the
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Includes the
Wright Brothers Flyer, Charles Lindberg's Spirit of St. Louis,
Douglas World Cruiser, Bell-X1 and more (2) The Famous
Racers of the 1920's and 1930. (3) Experimental aircraft
such as the X-2, X-4, X-5, XB-49 Flying Wing and the X-15.
Plus Howard Hughes Spruce Goose and more. And (4), of course
the world's most famous modern airplanes - Air Force One - The
planes of the President of the United States.
707 and 747 versions and support aircraft.
you can follow the development of modern air
transportation. Start with the biplanes of the early
years, discover the daring innovations of the 1920s and 1930s,
enjoy the prop-driven planes of the 1940's and 1950's and all
the modern jet airliners. Airplanes are organized by
manufacturer. Extensive selection of Boeing Aircraft,
McDonald Douglas, Lockheed, Martin and more. Biplanes,
clippers and modern jets including Boeing 757, Boeing 767
and Boeing 777.
An enormous section, organized by time period, then
country. Here you
will find: the colorful American, British, and German classics of World War I, the transitional
planes of the "tween-war" period; and the legendary
fighters, bombers and other planes of World
War II. Modern warbirds include everything from the early
jets to the latest hi-tech marvels. Big
selection of Navy and Marine Corps planes.
- All the
whirly birds - both military and civilian. The classics
of the Korean, Vietnam and the Persian Gulf Wars. Many
specialized copters including those used the American President,
and the U.S. Coast Guard.
Everything from the reliable Pipers, Cessna and Beech Craft to the
modern corporate jets.
& SPACE - The
German V-1 and V-2 rockets, classic American missiles, and Space
Shuttles galore. Plus special section for NASA aircraft,
including experimental planes now under development..
The great aircraft now
undergoing development. See the planes in competition for
the new Joint Strike Fighter. Who will get the huge contract
to equip American Armed Forces?
case you want to see the real airplane, we've listed museums
where they are on display.