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 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 Douglas DC-10
18 Grumman F6F Hellcat
19 Mitsubishi A6M Zero
20 Douglas DC-8

Best looking airplane in the world with deltas widget

21 Boeing 777
22 Boeing 247

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

23 Piper PA28
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