- The Siebel Si204 was a twin engined light transport and trainer aircraft built by Siebel for the Luftwaffe in World War II. It was the last German aircraft shot down on the Western Front of WWII. Production of the plane was continued post-war in France. The aircraft also saw use as a passenger plane.Read more
- The Ju 322 “Mammut” was a prototype wooden glider developed by Junkers in 1940 in anticipation of the Invasion of Britain. The design was riddled with flaws and eventually scrapped in 1941 after two prototype models were made. The German Ministry of Aviation would instead select the Me 321 as their main heavy glider. No ...Read more
World War 1 saw the introduction of the aero plane in a reconaissance role. However the capability of combat roles for aircraft was quickly realized leading to period of rapid development and exploration for active fighting roles.
World War 2 ushered in technological advances that were nothing short of revolutionary. The undeniable significance of air superiority was decisive at numerous points during this period.
The Cold War’s nuclear arms race paralleled the rapid development of the jet engine. New speed and altitute records were constantly set and broken in a golden age of engineering and space exploration.
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