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Top 10 largest aircrafts in the world

They can soar into the sky to carry hundreds of passengers, tons of cargo or … the space shuttle. Here is the biggest aircraft in the world.Although there is no shortage of doubts about the economic meaning of many of the largest design, it neither manufacturers nor supports them, air carriers do not seem to have this doubt. Although some of the enclosed statement of aircraft already count a decade, still remain an important part of the airline industry.

Ilyushin Il-96

The enlarged version of the Ilyushin Il 96-300 załapała on last place among najdłuzszych. Structurally comparable with the Airbus A330-300, however, is from the much cheaper in production and operation.

Length: 64.7m
Wingspan: 60 m

Ilyushin Il-96


An-124 Ruslan

During the presentation of the Soviet transport in 1985, it was the largest transport aircraft in the world. Today in this classification for third place and in the list of the longest aircraft the world is now on the site of the ninth.

Duration: 69 m
Wingspan: 73.3 m

Ruslan


Boeing 747 large cargo freighter LCF SCA

747 model in different versions appear in the statement of the ten largest aircraft in the world three times. It is not far from cosmetic differences, what you will see after these two, extremely specialized models: 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to transport the space shuttle spacecraft and 747 Large Cargo Freighter, stoworzonym for production process Boeing itself, or simply to carry large parts of hulls between their factories.

Boeing 747 SCA
Length: 70.5 m
Wingspan: 59.7 m
Boeing 747 large cargo freighter LCF
Length: 71.7 m
Wingspan: 64.4 m

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An-124 Ruslan

During the presentation of the Soviet transport in 1985, it was the largest transport aircraft in the world. Today in this classification for third place and in the list of the longest aircraft the world is now on the site of the ninth.

Duration: 69 m
Wingspan: 73.3 m

An-124 Ruslan


Boeing 747 large cargo freighter LCF and SCA

747 model in different versions appear in the statement of the ten largest aircraft in the world three times. It is not far from cosmetic differences, what you will see after these two, extremely specialized models: 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to transport the space shuttle spacecraft and 747 Large Cargo Freighter, stoworzonym for production process Boeing itself, or simply to carry large parts of hulls between their factories.

Boeing 747 SCA
Length: 70.5 m
Wingspan: 59.7 m
Boeing 747 large cargo freighter LCF
Length: 71.7 m
Wingspan: 64.4 m

Boeing 747 SCA i LCF Dreamlifter


The Airbus A380

The A380, which is the number of orders has already exceeded 300 copies, has provided Airbus for market dominance of the largest passenger aircraft. On its two levels can accommodate even 853 passengers.

Length: 72.7 m
Wingspan: 80 m

Airbus A380


The Boeing 777-300ER

The Boeing 777 is the largest twin-engine airliner of the world and on the occasion of the first machine of the Boeing uses fly-by-wire control system.

Length: 73.9 m
Wingspan: 64.8 m

Boeing 777-300ER


Airbus A340-600

The longest model from Airbus defeats his brother A380 only 3 meters. In against to the A380, A340 has a much smaller wingspan, a narrower fuselage and thus may take on your deck much less passengers, leading to his poor popularity.

Length: 75.3 m
Wingspan: 63 m

Airbus A340-600


Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

The podium could not miss the military machine. The largest American cargo plane was created for the U.S. Army.

Length: 75.3 m
Wingspan: 67.9 m

C5galaxy