The Lockheed Vega is an American six-passenger monoplane airliner built by the Lockheed Corporation beginning in 1927. It became famous for its use by a number of record-breaking pilots who were attracted to the rugged, ultra-long-range design. Amelia Earhart has become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in a single trip. Wiley Post used his Vega to prove the existence of the jet stream after flying around the world twice.
The ERCO Ercoupe is an American low-wing monoplane aircraft that first flew in 1937. It was originally manufactured by the Engineering and Research Corporation (ERCO) shortly before World War II. Several other manufacturers continued its production after the war.
The Heinkel He 51 was a German single-seat biplane which was produced in a number of different versions. It was initially developed as a fighter, and a seaplane variant and a ground-attack version were also developed. It was a development of the earlier He 49.
The Zippy Sport is a single-seat, high-wing monoplane powered by a 50 hp (37 kW) Rotax 503 piston engine. Of mixed construction (metal, wood, and fabric), it has a fixed tail dragging landing gear.
The Dornier Do28 is a twin-engine STOL utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier Flugzeugbau GmbH. This model includes land and seaplane variants. Includes a detailed PDF manual. The Do 28 series consists of the fundamentally different Do 28 A/B (1959) and Do 28 D Skyservant (1966).
The Corby Starlet is a semi-aerobatic sport aircraft consisting of an all-wood construction. The Starlet was designed by Australian aero engineer John Corby of Sydney, NSW, Australia, for a competition organized by the English company Rollason Aircraft Ltd in 1964. The design was placed eighth, despite becoming the first in the competition to be built. The prototype (VH-CBS) first flew on August 9, 1967.
The Lohner L was a reconnaissance seaplane produced in Austria-Hungary during World War I. It was a two-bay biplane of typical seaplane configuration of the day, with its pusher motor mounted on struts in the interplane space. The pilot and observer sat side by side in an open cockpit, and the upper and lower wing sets featured a swept sweep.
The Ford Trimotor (also called "Tri-Motor", and nicknamed the "Tin Goose") is an American trimotor transport aircraft. Production began in 1925 by Henry Ford's companies and ended on June 7, 1933. A total of 199 Ford Trimotors were made. It was designed for the civil aviation market, but also saw service with military units.
The Spirit of St. Louis (Registration: NX-211) is a custom-built, single-engine, single-seat monoplane. Piloted solo by Charles Lindbergh on the first nonstop transatlantic flight from New York to Paris on May 21 and May 22, 1927, for which Lindbergh won the $25,000 Orteig Prize, as well as the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight.