First-generation ‘modern’ monoplane fighters – The Soviet Polikarpov I-16

A history of the Soviet Polikarpov I-16, the monoplane fighter that featured strongly in WW2, the Sino-Japanese War, the Battle of Khalkhin Gol and the Spanish Civil War.

First-generation ‘modern’ monoplane fighters – The French Dewoitine D.500 series

A history of the French Dewoitine D.500 monoplane fighter series which was designed in the 1930s to be a replacement for the Nieuport-Delage Ni-D.62 series, including specifications.