Stephan Wilkinson, Aviation History Magazine

  • The Caproni Stipa Flying Barrel consisted of a short, wide, hollow tube through which the propeller wash was directed. (Aeronautica Militare Italiana)
    The 13 all-time ugliest airplanes

    Aviation would be the poorer if it didn’t have aeronautical engineers willing to take risks.

  • (U.S. Air Force /MSgt. Val Gempis)
    The C-130 Hercules is the perfect airlifter

    Lockheed’s long-lived C-130 Hercules has enjoyed an incredible career, and continues to serve some 60 nations in a variety of roles.