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Aircraft 1900 Now

Aircraft 1900 Now



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Aircraft 1900 Now


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Aircraft from 1900-1909
The era of heavier-than-air manned flight officially begins1Bleriot XI
The Bleriot XI was one of the first notable monoplanes to achieve any level of fame. Primitive bytoday's standards, the system became a standard all its own in the early 1900s. The type served ina limited capacity during th...
2Wright Flyer (Series)
Though the prospect of manned flight had been around for hundreds, maybe even thousands of years, it would be the Wright Brothers - Orville and Wilbur - that would put theory to practice andproduce the first in a series of h...
Aircraft from 1910-1919
Covering the War to End All Wars and flying for the love of it.1AEG C.IV
The C.IV was a twin-seat biplane aircraft produced by the German firm of Allgemeine Elektrizitats-Gesellschaft (or simply "AEG"). The type was primarily fielded as reconnaissance platform from1916 onwards though it also serv...
The AEG G.IV was another successful product of the Allgemeine Elektritzitats Gesellschaft aircraftcorporation and was an amalgam of what made the G.I, G.II and G.III successful aircraft in theirown right. The system was pro...
3Aeromarine 39
The Aeromarine 39 was a two-seat plane for land-based or seaplane training ordered by the USNavy in 1917. The versatile aircraft was built by the Aeromarine Plane and Motor Company of Keyport, New Jersey. The design was a s...
4Aeromarine 40
The Aeromarine Model 40 (or simply "Aeromarine 40") was a two-seat floatplane trainer aircraftserving the United States Navy. The aircraft was produced by the Aeromarine Plane and MotorCompany of Keyport, New Jersey, and ha...
5Aerowerke Gustav Otto AGO C.II
The C.II was the product of the Aerowerke Gustav Otto aircraft firm, abbreviated as AGO in thedesignation, and is often regarded as one of the best reconnaissance aircraft of the First WorldWar. Serving just a short span, t...
6Airco / de Havilland DH.4
With production numbering over 6,000 total units, the Airco / de Havilland DH.4 was another oneof Geoffrey de Havilland's successful aircraft designs of the First World War (his legacy would laterbe solidified with the deve...
7Airco DH.2
Though not much to look at by today's fighter aircraft standards - let alone World War One-eraaircraft standards, the Airco-produced DH.2 would prove to be a rugged and reliable platform. TheDH.2 was the product of one Geof...
8Airco DH.5
With the view afforded the pilots of the DH.2, famed aircraft designer Geoffrey de Havilland set outto create a similar, yet more than capable in terms of performance, off-shoot in the form of theDH.5. The end result would ...
9Airco DH.9
The AirCo / de Havilland DH.9 was a further revision of the DH.4 bomber. Design wasaccomplished by the de Havilland company with production handled by the Aircraft ManufacturingCompany ("AirCo" or "Airco"). The series was f...
10Albatros B.II
The Albatros B.II was a reconnaissance biplane used in the early years of the First World War,particularly on the German side. The product of design of one Ernst Heinkel, a name that wouldappear on a variety of aircraft typ...
11Albatros C.I
The Albatros C.I series of aircraft was the next evolution in the brand's reconnaissance aircraft line.Stemming from the development of the production Albatros B.II, the C.I shared many of thecommon characteristics in the i...
12Albatros C.III
Continuing in the long line of short-term reconnaissance biplane designs, the German Air Forcefielded the Albatros C.III in an effort to improve upon the successes of the C.I design. Appearingoutwardly nearly identical to t...
13Albatros C.V
The Albatros C.V can, in some ways, be approached as a step backwards in the progression of theC-series as a whole. Though the intent to produce a top-notch reconnaissance biplane aircraft, thesystem fell short of expectati...
14Albatros C.X
The Albatros production of the C.X model continued the firm's commitment to producing capablereconnaissance biplane aircraft. Supplanting the earlier C-series types before it, the C.X modellooked to improved upon an already...
15Albatros D.I
The Albatros series of aircraft is a good study in how aircraft design evolved throughout World WarOne. The "D" series saw no fewer than five in the D.I, D.II, D.III, D.V and ultimately the D.Va.Such was the newfound weapon...
16Albatros D.II
The Albatros D.II became a further development of the successful Albatros D.I series. The D.I wasinstrumental in winning back air superiority to the side of the Germans, with their powerful enginesand dual-synchronized mach...
17Albatros D.III
Having already found successes in the Albatros D.I and D.II models, designer Robert Thelen soughtfor more in the way of maneuverability when tackling the new Albatros D.III. This wasaccomplished by a new unstaggered wing la...
18Albatros D.V
The Albatros D.V series is often regarded as the best of th bunch in regards to the preceding D.I,D.II and the D.III models. By the latter years of 1917, the improved D.III was already showingsigns that it had become outcla...
19Albatros D.Va
The Albatros D.Va was a further development in the “D” series and a continuation of the successfulD.V series. As with all of the preceding Albatros D models, the D.Va featured only minorimprovements in the hopes that the ai...
20Ansaldo A 1 Balilla (Hunter)
The Ansaldo A 1 Balilla ("Hunter") was the first aircraft fighter design of Italian origins. Italianforces consistently used French-designed aircraft in the early years of the war, leading the AnsaldoItalian firm to create ...
21Armstrong Whitworth FK.8
The Armstrong Whitworth FK.8 model series was an aircraft conceived of by aircraft designerFrederick Koolhoven of Dutch origins. The system turned out to be a most versatile platform usedthroughout the First World War and p...

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