Developed for the Cirrus Derby cross country race (in which the type placed second behind the Command-Aire 'Little Rocket' Racer), the small single-place Sportsters went into production shortly thereafter with several engines to choose from.
The first of the long line of cabin biplanes produced by the Waco Company was the QDC.
One has to wonder why there were only four Chiltons completed before the airplane was put out of production.
Originally designed as a biplane, the Wildcat was converted on the drawing board to a mid-wing monoplane when it was found that the competitor's airplane was to be a monoplane.
Made famous by its success in the “Battle of Britain”, the Hurricane is still close to the hearts of many English aviation enthusiasts.
The last of the great WWI Fokker fighters, the D.VIII (Flying Razor, as it was called by the English) was built too late in the War to affect its outcome.
The Fokker Triplane will always be remembered by the general public as the flaming-red mount of Manfred von Richthofen ('The Red Baron').
The ultimate classic, a J-3 Cub, is what comes to mind when most people think of “a lightplane”.
A very unusual and expensive five-place airplane, the Sea Bird had many fascinating characteristics.
Designed as a WWI era five-place heavy bomber, the 68 foot span Vickers Vimy was produced too late to see combat service.