Royal Aircraft Factory SE 5

This model represents one of the early British fighter planes of World War I. The Scout Experimental 5 (SE5), a single-seat biplane with dihedral wings, was designed by Henry Folland, […]

da Vinci Ornithopter

During his 30’s, Leonardo took a great interest in flight, and by about 1505 had collected around 20 years of theory on the flight. In his sketches, he illustrates what […]

Addems Seaplane

Walter J. Addems & His Original Seaplane Model This model airplane appears to us at the Wings of History to be an original design by Walter Addems. Because we have […]

Sopwith Camel

DAYTON, Ohio — Sopwith F-1 Camel at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)The Sopwith Camel was a British World War I single-seat biplane […]

Packard-Le Pere LUSAC-11

This is a scale model of an early two-seat fighter airplane. It was a French design, commissioned and built in the United States during World War I and ordered in […]

Nieuport Triplane

Gustave Delage, the main Nieuport designer, produced at least two triplane designs. The first appeared in 1915 and was a fairly unusual aircraft, but the more famous triplane, of 1916, […]

Nieuport 12

This model represents the Nieuport 12 which was designed in 1915 and probably flew in that year for the first time. It was a sesquiplane, meaning its lower wing was […]

Fokker E.III Eindecker

The Fokker E.III Eindecker (Eindecker meaning “one wing” ), was a single-seat monoplane fighter. It was designed by Anthony Fokker at the beginning of 1915. It used wing warping for […]

Fokker D.VII

When the aircraft appeared on the fighting front in April of 1918, Allied pilots at first underestimated the new fighter because of its squarish, ungainly appearance, but quickly revised their […]

Flying Flea

Mignet Pou-du-Ciel Model (Literally “The Flying Flea ”or “Louse of the Sky”) The Mignet Pou-du-Ciel model in the museum is a representation of a family of aircraft designed by Frenchman Henri […]