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Junkers F13

This four-passenger plane was introduced in 1919 and was the first civilian plane with a metal frame and skin (up till then planes had a skeleton of wood). Over 300 of these planes were built and stayed in use for almost 20 years.
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Boeing 314 Clipper

A very large flying boat that was presented in 1939 and introduced the luxury of first class accommodation, till then only to be experienced on luxury liners and trains. The plane had lounges, a dining area, dressing rooms and a fully equipped five-star kitchen.
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Cessna 172 Skyhawk

The single-engined Cessna 172 debuted in 1955 and is still in production. Over 45,000 Skyhawks were produced and the little Cessna played a major role in making flying popular. The importance in providing medical care in remote areas can hardly be overrated.
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Douglas DC3 Dakota

The famous and beloved Dakota first flew in 1935 and stayed in production till 1950. Almost 11,000 of the civil and even more important military variants were produced. Dakota’s are still flying all over the world, a testimony to its sturdiness and practicality.
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Supermarine Spitfire

The icon of the Second World War was a single engine, single seat fighter plane that was produced throughout the war in great numbers. Over 20,000 Spitfires played an important role in the victory of the Allied Forces over Germany.
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