Category: Aircraft

Focke-Wulf Triebflügel

During the final phase of World War II, a plane was desperately needed which could defend Germany against constant Allied bombing raids. The plane that was developed for this task …

Sea Dart

A unique fighter, a crazy idea maybe, but the supersonic Convair F2Y Sea Dart was designed to take a traditional seaplane design and into the jet age. It was the …

Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow

A Canadian built, supersonic delta-winged interceptor, the CF-105 Arrow was built by Avro Canada. It held the promise of near Mach 2 speeds at altitudes of 50,000 feet and it …

Convair B-36 Peacemaker

A strategic bomber, operated by the United States Air Force from 1949 to 1959. The largest mass-produced piston powered aircraft ever built, with a wingspan just over 230 feet. The …

Blohm & Voss BV 141

Heralded by the Germans as the first asymmetrical plane built for production, the BV 141, designed in 1937, was meant to be Third Reich’s scout plane of choice. Despite its …

Focke-Wulf TA 183 Huckebein

Dreamed up by Hans Multhopp, an aeronautical engineer and designer, the Ta 183 was supposed to win the war for Germany. The German leadership believed that this transonic aircraft would …