Wright biplane

Aeroplane

Wright biplane

Wright's biplane

Aeroplane

Wright's biplane

This is an early design of a future airplane, the landing apparatus features two sets of wheels.

Early Design Aeroplane

This is an early design of a future airplane, the landing apparatus features two sets of wheels.

An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

Fixed Wing Aeroplane

An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due…

A fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water. Seaplanes which can also take-off and land on airfields are a small subclass called Amphibian aircraft.

Hydro Aeroplane

A fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water. Seaplanes which can also…

An illustration of an airplane model with an automatic rudder. "a a, Elastic [airplane]; b b, Automatic rudder; c c, Aerial screw [centered] at f; d, Frame supporting [airplane] rudder and screw; e, India-rubber, in a state of torsion, attached to hook or crank at f. By holding the [airplane] ( a) and turning the screw (c c) the necessary power is obtained by torsion." -Britannica, 1910

Airplane Model with Automatic Rudder

An illustration of an airplane model with an automatic rudder. "a a, Elastic [airplane]; b b, Automatic…

Any of various winged vehicles capable of flight, generally heavier than air and driven by jet engines or propellers.

Early Airplane

Any of various winged vehicles capable of flight, generally heavier than air and driven by jet engines…

An aircraft capable of flight using forward motion that generates lift as the wing moves through the air.

Larger Scale Airplane

An aircraft capable of flight using forward motion that generates lift as the wing moves through the…

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

Airport, Black and White

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

Airport, Color

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

Airport, Color

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

Airport, Outline

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

Airport, Silhouette

This sign is used to indicate that an airport is located nearby.

An illustration of Chanute's biplane gliding machine.

Biplane Gliding Machine

An illustration of Chanute's biplane gliding machine.

This illustration shows three different views of the 1915 Caproni Type C A-4 Triplane.

Caproni Type C A-4 Triplane, 1915

This illustration shows three different views of the 1915 Caproni Type C A-4 Triplane.

This illustration shows three different views of the Curtis Model 18-I Triplane. It has a 400 horsepower K-12 engine.

Curtis Model 18-I Triplane

This illustration shows three different views of the Curtis Model 18-I Triplane. It has a 400 horsepower…

This illustration shows three different views of the Curtis Model J N 4-B Military Tractor.

Curtis Model J N 4-B Military Tractor

This illustration shows three different views of the Curtis Model J N 4-B Military Tractor.

This illustration shows three different views of the De Haviland 4 Reconnaissance Plane. This plane has a 400 horsepower Liberty Engine.

De Haviland 4 Reconnaissance Plane

This illustration shows three different views of the De Haviland 4 Reconnaissance Plane. This plane…

This illustration shows three different views of the Farman Type F-60 Tourist Aerobus. This plane held 20 passengers and had a 520 horsepower engine.

Farman Type F-60 Tourist Aerobus

This illustration shows three different views of the Farman Type F-60 Tourist Aerobus. This plane held…

This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a flying boat.

Flying Boat

This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a flying boat.

An illustration of Langley's flying machine. A, Large airplane; b, small airplane; c, propelling screws.

Langley's Flying Machine

An illustration of Langley's flying machine. A, Large airplane; b, small airplane; c, propelling screws.

An illustration of Sir H. Maxim's Flying Machine.

Sir H. Maxim's Flying Machine

An illustration of Sir H. Maxim's Flying Machine.

Captain Roy N. Francis, one of the best-known American pilots, flying over New York.

Francis

Captain Roy N. Francis, one of the best-known American pilots, flying over New York.

This illustration shows three different views of a Handley-Page Twin Liberty Motored Type O 400 Bomber.

Handley-Page Twin Liberty Motored Type O 400 Bomber

This illustration shows three different views of a Handley-Page Twin Liberty Motored Type O 400 Bomber.

This illustration shows three different views of the Lawson Type C-1 Twin Liberty Motored Aerial Transport.

Lawson Type C-1 Twin Liberty Motored Aerial Transport

This illustration shows three different views of the Lawson Type C-1 Twin Liberty Motored Aerial Transport.

An airplane with a single wing

Early Design Monoplane

An airplane with a single wing

A flying machine invented by George Cayley. It is an early model of the helicopter.

Cayley's Aerial Screw

A flying machine invented by George Cayley. It is an early model of the helicopter.

An early invention of the airplane, created by John Stringfellow in the mid-19th century.

Stringfellow's Flying Machine

An early invention of the airplane, created by John Stringfellow in the mid-19th century.

This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a typical biplane.

Typical Biplane

This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a typical biplane.

This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a typical monoplane.

Typical Monoplane

This illustration shows the basic parts and construction of a typical monoplane.