A step out of the norm for the Bellanca Aircraft Corporation, the Cruisair Junior was a small fully-cantilevered low-wing design, built by a company that was known for its large strut-braced high-wing airplanes.
With its elliptical wing and handcrank-operated gear, the Culver Cadet was an interesting little airplane.
One of the most enduring of the early speedsters, the Howard 'Pete' raced continually from 1930 to 1935.
The Luscombe Model 8 was one of those classics in aviation that was recognized for its nice lines, good performance, and excellent flying characteristics from its inception.
In the mid-1950’s, a very unusual modification of the De Havilland Tiger Moth began to appear over the English countryside.
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.