Top Ten Aircraft That Changed Aviation History

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The Top Ten

1 The Wright Flyer

The first plane begins it all. Maybe it should stay at the top.

Orville and Wilbur's flyer is amazing!

2 Concorde

It was way before its time and brought us together faster than anyone could ever imagian. It was a marvel a beauty to see and a luxury to travel in. This is the boss!

IT BROKE THE SOUND BARRIER AND DID AN 8 HOUR FLIGHT IN 2 HOURS 59 MINUTES... IT SERIOUSLY SHOULD BE TOP

It open the way for super sonic comercial jet thoug it has not yet be followed

3 Boeing 707

Without the 707, Boeing would not have become the aerospace giant it is today.

4 Boeing 747

Carried more than half the world's population. Voted best plane in 2008.

I'm not a kid. Still awesome!

It is awesome! I'm a kid

5 Boeing 737

Here is a fact, there are on average 1,250 airborne 737s at any given time - squire

6 Douglas DC-3
7 Submarine Spitfire

Held back operation sealion... brits sure do know how to remain flawless

8 Airbus A380
9 DH 106 Comet
10 Lockheed L-1011 TriStar

State of the art in its time.

The Newcomers

? Piper PA28

The Contenders

11 Boeing 727
12 Messerschmitt Me 262

It was the world's first fully operational jet fighter.

13 Cessna 172SP
14 SR-71 Blackbird
15 Airbus A300

First wide body twin.. what more can I say?

16 North-American P-51 Mustang

It changed the course of war into victory for allies - P-51IsDaBest

17 Grumman F6F Hellcat
18 Mitsubishi A6M Zero
19 Douglas DC-8

Best looking airplane in the world with deltas widget

20 Boeing 777
21 Douglas DC-10
22 Boeing 247

The first modern airliner in history has to be on this list

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