Top 10 the world's largest aircraft
Top 10 the world's largest aircraft

Top 10 the world's largest aircraft

Today in the world there are several thousand different aircraft models, which differ not only for its optional appointment, but also the size. Along with light single-engine aircraft, designed for only one pilot, and there are real giants, champions, and we are pleased to present you 10 the world's largest aircraft.

10. Airliner Airbus A330-300 opens a list of 10 biggest aircraft. The main purpose of its creation was the qualitative replacement of the already morally obsolete Airbus A300, which had high fuel consumption and could not carry so many passengers. As for this model of aircraft, it is designed to take on your 295 board passengers. The length of the airliner is slightly less than 59 meters, and the width is more than 63 meters, for which the aircraft was included in the class of wide-body aircraft.


9. Aircraft 777-200ER 9 takes place throughout the justice of 10 the world's largest aircraft. Compared to the base model Boeing 777, in this modification increased aircraft takeoff weight useful, as well as the amount of fuel in the tanks of aircraft. The length of the aircraft 63.7 meters and width almost 61 meter.


8. Airliner Boeing 747 It is one of the most recognizable and beautiful giants of civil aircraft, and for almost 40 years held the record for the number of transported passengers on its board. The length of the aircraft occupying the place of 8 10 the world's largest aircraftIt is 70.6 meters and width - 64.4 meters. Moreover, it is worth noting that the aircraft giant owns another very interesting record - the distance from London to Sydney airliner crossed in just 20 9 hours and minutes, and it's almost 18 thousand kilometers.

Boeing 747

7. Passenger airliner Airbus A340-600 rightly takes 7 place in the list of the largest aircraft in the world. With a range of its flight at a distance of 14 600 kilometers, the airliner can take on its 380 passengers. The dimensions of the Airbus A340-600 airliner are also quite impressive, because its length is more than 75 meters, and its width is about 63.5 meters.

Airbus A340-600

6. Another very large passenger airliner within the 10 the world's largest aircraftIt is plane Boeing 777-300ER which can take on its board up to 550 passengers. The length of the aircraft Boeing 777-300ER is almost the 74 meter, and the width of the 64.8 meter, and the range of its flight without additional refueling is more than 21.6 thousands of kilometers.

Boeing 777-300ER

5. In the middle of the best and largest aircraft of the world is an American military transport aircraft Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, The size of which can really impress almost anyone: the length of the plane to the tip of the tail is more than 75.5 meters, while its width has a little less than 68 meters. The aircraft can carry up to 270 soldiers, or about 75 passengers, if the appropriate places on board the transport.

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

4. An-124Called among the pilots it as "Ruslan" - one of the few giants of aircraft used in Russia. Its main objective was the creation of transportation of heavy loads, in particular, was seen version of transport of ballistic missiles. Wingspan military transport aircraft is more than 73 meters, length - more than 69 meters.


3. Airliner Airbus A380 worthy of honor to be called the largest passenger plane in the world. Due to its gigantic size - its length is 73 meters, and its wingspan is slightly less than 80 meters, it can carry on its board up to 525 passengers. However, the range of the air vehicle is limited to only 15.4 thousands of kilometers.

Airbus A380

2. One of the largest aircraft of the world, is Hughes H-4 Hercules , whose wingspan is equal to 98 meters, which makes it the most wide-body aircraft. It is interesting that it was built back in the 1947 year, and only wood was used as a material, more precisely spruce, for which the aircraft was nicknamed the “Fir Goose”. In total, only 2 models of this hydroplane were produced in the world, but to date only one has survived.

Hughes H-4 Hercules

1. Finally, the biggest aircraft in the world, is officially recognized by the Russian-Ukrainian project An-225, called "Mriya". The wingspan of this giant is more than 88 meters, while the length of the transport exceeds the 73 meter. To date, there is only one Mriya plane in the whole world, and it is undoubtedly the most majestic and enters 10 biggest aircraft.

Mriya aircraft

Maintenant l A350-1000 est plus grand que l A340-600

IL-96 forgotten. 9-10 should be.