Welcome to this collection of sites documenting the early history of aviation based upon original research material.

Royal Flying Corps


The Royal Flying Corps site concerns the men and machines of the RFC and early Royal Air Force.

It includes the history of all RFC/RAF aircraft from 1912 to 1919 and provides access to transcripts of many of the documents in the National Archives

Golden Years of Aviation

Tiger Moth

Golden Years of Aviation presents the civil aircraft registers of each country of the world between 1919 and 1939.

De Havilland Aircraft


The De Havilland site comprises a production list of all De Havilland aircraft from 1919 onwards.

Supermarine Spitfire


The Spitfire has become an icon. This is a production list of every Spitfire and Seafire produced.

Hawker Hurricane


The Hurricane has always lived in the shadow of the Spitfire. This is an attempt to show the significant contribution made by the Hurricane and is a production list of every Hurricane produced.