What Were The Main Aircraft Before The Jet Age?

Before the turbine-ruled status quo, the skies were populated by piston-powered planes. By no means selling in the numbers of their successors, there were still models that fared better than others. While the DC-3 was the supreme success of the era, other makers and models also played their part in shaping pre-jet age aviation.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://simpleflying.com/pre-jet-age-main-aircraft/

while not technically aviation news and coming from our typical aviation news source for anyone who is interested in the history of aviation this appears to be pretty good read.

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