History of Flight

This beautifully illustrated poster features information on all forms of flight technology, from hot air balloon flights in the 1700s to the B-2 Stealth Bomber. Each aircraft included has an accompanying image and information about its history, design and significant flights. The information is organised into the topics: balloons; gliders; airships; blimps and dirigibles; lift and flight; aircraft control; Flyer; Bleriot XI; Vickers Vimy; World War I; passenger airlines; flying boats; helicopters; Spirit of St. Louis; the jet engine; VTOL; World War II; early jets; Boeings; Blackbird; Concorde; Airbus; man-powered flight; supersonic flight; round the world; B-2 Stealth bomber.