The final few letters of a look at aviation through the alphabet.


A model of the original Flettner 282 Helicopter


Flettner helicopters have the unfortunate potential to decapitate the unwary!


A cutaway of the Spitfire with it’s remarkable Rolls Royce Merlin V12 engine.


The Allison V-1710 V12 engine


The Daimler-Benz DB600 V12.


The X Planes


The Napkin ring


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