Playlist - Forgotten Aircraft

The Floatplane Spitfires

The Floatplane Spitfires

The Spitfire was the British “Go To” aircraft whenever a requirement came up, including several attempts to convert it into a floatplane.

Blackburn F.3; Didn’t Even Get Off the Ground

Blackburn F.3; Didn’t Even Get Off the Ground

When the British wanted a new fighter in 1931 that was superior to anything flying, Blackburn came up with something rather unusual…and which ultimately never got off the ground!

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The Martin Baker MB.5? Westland Wendover? Some of the aircraft here have just faded into history. Some were good planes that just came at the wrong time and so are now barely remembered. And some are just so utterly weird it boggles the mind as to what the designers were thinking!

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