During World War II, aviation firmly established itself as a critical component of modern warfare from the Battle of Britain in the early stages to the great aircraft carrier battles between American and Japanese Pacific fleets and the final delivery of nuclear weapons. The detailed illustrations in our art gallery accurately portray the critical role aviation played in WWII.
Military fixed-wing aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft. The key performance features of a fighter include not only its firepower but also its high speed and maneuverability relative to the target aircraft. Check out our Fighter Collection art gallery by clicking below.
Transport aircraft are crucial to maintaining supply lines to forward bases that are difficult to reach by ground or waterborne access, and can be used for both strategic and tactical missions. An aviation gallery would not be complete without detailed illustrations of the world's greatest Military Transport aircraft.
A reconnaissance aircraft (colloquially, a spy plane) is a military aircraft designed or adapted to perform aerial reconnaissance with roles including collection of imagery intelligence (including using photography), signals intelligence, as well as measurement and signature intelligence.
While military aircraft get most the glamour, did you know that general aviation aircraft such as those built by Cessna make up 80% of registered aircraft in the United States? Our civil aircraft art gallery is sure to please the aviation hobbyist.
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