Throughout our web, we have many models of planes that are often classified as "historic"  However to facilitate your finding them, most are included under the appropriate topic.  For example, the famous B-17 Memphis Belle and the B-29 Enola Gay (dropped the first a-bomb) are listed with other World War II bombers.  This section is restricted to famous aircraft that were generally one-of-a-kind.    
wright flyer, spirit of saint louis, douglas world cruiser, lockheed vega, bell x-1 XB-49 fying wing, B-70 bomber, X-32 Joint Strke Fighte
Milestones of Flight Experimental Aircraft
   Here you will find the great classics.  All are in the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. - First airplane to fly: Wright Brothers Flyer; first to cross the Atlantic: Spirit of St. Louis; first woman to fly the Atlantic: Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega; first to fly around the world: the Douglas World Cruiser; first truly modern aircraft the Northrop Alpha and the first to break the sound barrier: The Bell X-1, flown by Chuck Yeager and more.    Unique planes that have broken technological barriers, but generally never went into production. Included are X-2, X-4, X-5, XF-92, XB-49 Flying Wing, XB-70 Valykrie.  Plus others such as Howard Hugh's famous Spruce Goose and Dornier's enormous seaplane.  The only non-U.S. aircraft to be featured in this section.  Contemporary experimental aircraft are in their own section. CLICK HERE

Granville Gee Bee, Laird Super Solution, Mr. Mulligan, Bulldog

president's airplane: air force one, presidential aircraft

Classic Racing Planes Air Force One

   During the 1920's and 1930's, airplane racing was the rage of the nations.  It led to many innovations that went into the warbirds of WW2 

    The most famous modern plane.  We have models for both the 707 and 747 versions, plus the new staff planes.

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