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1903 Wright Flyer

The Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer was the first powered, heavier-than-air aircraft to achieve sustained, controlled flight. 1)

Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 is the largest passenger airplane in the world, with a wingspan of 80 meters (262 feet) and a length of 73 meters (239 feet). 2)

SR-71 Blackbird

The SR-71 Blackbird is a retired American spy plane that was capable of flying at speeds of over 2,000 miles per hour (3,200 km/h) and at altitudes of over 80,000 feet (24,000 m). 3)

F-22 Raptor

The F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation stealth fighter jet used by the United States Air Force. It can fly at supersonic speeds without using afterburners. 4)

Bell X-1

The Bell X-1 was the first aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight. 5)

Harrier Jump Jet

The Harrier Jump Jet is a British military aircraft that is capable of vertical take-off and landing. 6)

V-22 Osprey

The V-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that can take off and land like a helicopter but fly like a fixed-wing plane. 7)

B-2 Spirit

The B-2 Spirit is a stealth bomber used by the United States Air Force. Its radar-evading design allows it to evade detection by radar. 8)

F-117 Nighthawk

The F-117 Nighthawk was the first stealth aircraft used in combat by the United States. 9)


The Concorde was a supersonic passenger jet that could fly at speeds of up to 1,350 miles per hour (2,180 km/h). 10)

Mil Mi-26

The Mil Mi-26 is the largest helicopter ever built and it is capable of carrying up to 20 tons. 11)


The X-15 was an experimental rocket-powered aircraft that reached a top speed of 4,520 miles per hour (7,274 km/h) and an altitude of 67 miles (107 km). 12)

The Antonov An-225 Mriya

The Antonov An-225 Mriya is the largest airplane ever built with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 metric tons The F-35 Lightning II is a fifth-generation multirole fighter jet that can fly at supersonic speeds. 13)

Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner known as the “Queen of the Skies.” It was the first wide-body airplane produced, commonly referred to as Jumbo Jet. 14)

flying_machines.txt · Last modified: 2023/01/13 04:41 by aga