This website is a tribute to the great military planes and commercial airplanes, and to the people who design, build, fly, and service these aircraft.
We provide first-hand commentary, specifications, history and original photographs of great World War II planes such as the B-24 Liberator and the B-17 Flying Fortress, and modern-era military aircraft such as the SR-71 Blackbird as well.
Enjoy your flight today!
We'll be adding new features to the website in 2024, including additional stories, reviews and original photographs.
Some recent additions and updates:
Continued Evolution of This Aviation Website Series
We launched Planes of the Past in 2012, which over time grew into a large site covering a variety of aviation-related topics. In 2015, we split the website into more focused topics based on our viewers' interests. Now we offer the following websites: