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The World’s Top 10 biggest Aircraft ever built. The plane indicated in the list are used as passenger airline, cargo, airlifter and transport aircraft.

 

Number 2: Airbus A340

World Biggest Commercial Airline


It seats up to 375 passengers in the standard variants and 440 in the stretched −600 series. Depending on the model, it has a range of between 6,700 to 9,000 nautical miles (12,400 to 17,000 km)

 

The Top 10 List Biggest Airplane - Dornier Do X

Top 10 Biggest Aircraft

The Dornier Do X was the largest, heaviest, and most powerful flying boat in the world when it was produced by the Dornier company of Germany in 1929.

 

Number 9: Tupolev ANT-20


Tupolev ANT20 Old Aircfraft



The aircraft was named after Maxim Gorky and dedicated to the 40th anniversary of his literary and public activities. The ANT-20 was the largest known aircraft to have used the Junkers design philosophy of corrugated sheet metal for many of the airframe's key components.

 

Number 8: Boeing 747 Large Cargo Freighter

Boeing 787 Transporter


It is used exclusively for transporting 787 aircraft parts to Boeing's assembly plants from suppliers around the world.

 

Number 7: Boeing 747-8

Largest Boeing 747 Commercial Aircraft

The 747-8 is the largest 747 version, the largest commercial aircraft built in the United States, and the longest passenger aircraft in the world.

 

Number 6: Boeing 747

747 Commercial Aircfraft


The original version of the 747 was two and a half times larger in capacity than the Boeing 707, one of the common large commercial aircraft of the 1960s.

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Top 5 Largest Aircraft - Antonov An-22

Top 5 Largest Aircraft - Antonov An-22

The Antonov An-22 is a heavy military transport aircraft designed by the Antonov Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It is Powered by four turboprop engines each driving a pair of contra-rotating propellers, the design was the first Soviet wide-body aircraft and remains the world's largest turboprop-powered aircraft to date.

Number 4: Antonov An-124

Top 4 Biggest Aircraft - Antonov An124


The Antonov An-124 is a strategic airlift jet aircraft. It was designed by the Antonov design bureau in the Ukrainian SSR, then part of the Soviet Union.


Antonov An-22 take off

The An-124 is the world's second highest gross weight production cargo airplane behind the Boeing 747-8F and world's third heaviest operating cargo aircraft.

 

Number 3: Airbus A380


Top 3 largest Airbus A380



The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner. It is the world's largest passenger airliner; many airports have upgraded their facilities to accommodate it because of its size. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and began commercial service in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines.

 

World Biggest Aircraft - The Antonov An-225 Mriya

World Biggest Aircraft - The Antonov An225


The Antonov An-225 Mriya  is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft, designed by the Soviet Union's Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s.


World Biggest Aircraft mriya engine


The An-225's name, Mriya (Мрiя) means "Dream" (Inspiration) in Ukrainian. It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the largest airplane in the world it is the heaviest aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes and the biggest heavier-than-air aircraft in terms of length and wingspan in operational service.


World Biggest Aircraft - Mriya Wheel

2 comments:

  1. Hughes H-4 Hercules a worthy mention!

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    1. I totally agree with sit on this one. And the hughes -4's wingspan is 300 feet. Which is 10 feet longer than the an-225.

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