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The 5 Smallest Aircraft in the World (and the Stories Behind Them)
Aircraft designers love to stretch the perceived limits of flight to the extreme, creating aircraft no one even knew were possible. You won’t be checking any bags on these flights, and you may even be too tall to ride.
The 21 Most Produced Aircraft of All Time (Take a Guess)
Calling all aircraft trivia buffs – what are the most produced aircraft of all time? Consider about both fixed wing and rotor craft from both the civil and military sectors worldwide. Then gather your pilot pals around, make your guesses and then read on to discover how many of the top twenty-two aircraft you named.
B-29 Bomber Superfortress: The WWII Game Changer
The aircraft that was chosen to run two of the most pivotal missions of World War II flew higher, faster, and further while carrying a heavier payload than any other bomber. These planes were designed to be just what the U.S. military needed to succeed in the Pacific Theater. Meet the WWII game changer – the B-29 bomber otherwise known as the Superfortress.