List of large aircraft

This is a list of large aircraft.

The US Federal Aviation Administration defines a large aircraft as any aircraft with a certificated maximum takeoff weight of more than 12,500 lb (5,700 kg) [1]

The European Aviation Safety Agency (

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The US Federal Aviation Administration defines a large aircraft as any aircraft with a certificated maximum takeoff weight of more than 12,500 lb (5,700 kg) [1]

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) defines a large aircraft as either "an aeroplane with a maximum take-off mass of more than 5,700 kilograms (12,600 pounds) or a multi-engined helicopter."[2]

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In ServiceAircraftFirst flightNoteAntonov An-225 Mriya21 December 1988Generally acknowledged as the largest airplane in the world, the single Antonov An-225 is the world's heaviest aircraft ever (maximum takeoff weight greater than 640tons) and the largest heavier-than-air aircraft(in length) ever entering operational service.Airbus A300-600ST "Beluga"13 September 1994A version of the standard A300-600wide-body airliner modified to carry aircraft parts and oversized cargo.Airbus A330-743L "Beluga XL"19 July 2018A version of the standard A330 wide-body airliner modified to carry aircraft parts and oversized cargo.Airbus A380-800 [3]27 April 2005The largest passenger aircraft ever made. Capable of carrying 850 passengersAirbus A340-60023 April 2001The A340-600, at 75.30 m, was the longest commercial aircraft from 2001 until 2010 when it was surpassed by the Boeing 747-8.Antonov An-12426 December 1982Was the largest mass-produced aircraft in the world until the Airbus A380 was produced. Remains the world's largest military aircraft currently in service.Antonov An-2227 February 1965World's largest turboprop-powered airplaneBoeing 747-88 February 2010 (F variant)Lengthened version of 747 with increased wingspan. World's longest passenger aircraft at 76.4 m (0.9 m / 3 ft longer than Airbus A340).[4]Capacity of 650 passengers.Boeing 747[5]9 February 1969Highest-capacity passenger aircraft until surpassed by Airbus A380Boeing 747 "Dreamlifter"9 September 2006747 with enlarged fuselage for transporting Boeing 787 Dreamliner sub-assemblies (1,800 cubic metres (65,000 cu ft))Tupolev Maksim Gorki19 May 1934Physically the largest aircraft, and heaviest land-based aircraft of the 1930s era (63 meter/206.7 ft wingspan, 53 tonne MTOW), required eight 900 hp Mikulin V12 engines for flight.Dornier Do X12 July 1929Largest successful flying boat and heaviest aircraft in the world from 1929 until 1942 when the Boeing B-29 Superfortress first flew.Antonov An-231 August 1947Largest mass-produced single-engine biplane.



Antonov An-225, Largest [6] airplane to date

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AircraftFirst flightNoteBlohm & Voss BV 23811 March 1944Very large flying boat. The largest aircraft in the world 1944 to 1945 when the single one was destroyed. The even heavier Convair B-36first flew in 1946. Heaviest aircraft built during World War II, and largest aircraft produced by any of the Axis powers in World War IIDouglas XB-19[7]27 June 1941This experimental aircraft was the largest US bomber until 1946 when the Northrop YB-35 flew.Boeing B-29 Superfortress[8]21 September 1942Largest aircraft in the world from 1942 to 1943 when the even heavier Junkers Ju-390 first flew. It was one of the largest bombers used during World War IIConvair B-36 Peacemaker[9]8 August 1946Largest aircraft in the world 1946 to 1947 when the even heavier Hughes H-4 Hercules first flew. First intercontinental strategic bomber, longest wingspan for a combat aircraftConvair XC-9923 November 1947Developed from B-36, single prototype was the largest piston-engined land-based transport aircraft ever builtKawanishi H8KJanuary 1941Largest World War II aircraft produced by Japan in any quantity (167 built)Linke-Hofmann R.II1919Largest aircraft ever to fly with only one propeller, used largest airplane propeller ever used.Lockheed C-5 Galaxy30 June 1968Largest USAF strategic airlifter and among the largest military aircraft in the worldMartin JRM Mars1941Largest flying boat to enter production (7 built)Messerschmitt Me 323 "Gigant"1941Biggest land-based cargo airplane during World War IIMyasishchev VM-T1981Derivative of the M-4as outsized cargo aircraftTupolev Tu-16018 December 1981Heaviest combat aircraft, largest supersonic aircraft and largest swept-wing aircraft ever built.Zeppelin-Staaken R.VICirca 1916Largest aircraft to see regular squadron service (in 1917) in World War I

Experimentals and prototypesEdit

AircraftFirst flightNoteBristol Brabazon[10]4 September 1949A giant luxurious airliner in which each passenger was given the space of the interior of a small car. There was no commercial interest and only the prototype flew.Dassault Balzac18 October 1962Experimental VTOL jet. MTOW 29,630 lb.Douglas X-3 Stiletto15 October 1952Supersonic research aircraft. Gross weight 22,100 lb.[11]Ekranoplan KM16 October 1966The ekranoplan had wingspan of 37.6 m, length - 92 m, maximum takeoff weight - 544 tons. Until An-225 it was the largest aircraft in the world. Unit KM was tested at the Caspian Sea for 15 years until 1980. In 1980, pilot error caused a crash without human casualties. The vehicle was too heavy to be recovered from its watery wrecksite.Hughes H-4 Hercules2 November 1947Heaviest aircraft in the world 1947 to 1952, when the even heavier Boeing B-52 Stratofortress first flew. World's largest flying boat, and largest wingspan of any aircraft until April 2019, when the Stratolaunchtook its first flight. Only one was ever built and it performed only one short test flight. Commonly known as the "Spruce Goose".Junkers Ju 39020 October 1943Largest aircraft in the world 1943 to 1944, when the even-heavier Blohm & Voss BV 238first flew. Selected and further developed as the Junkers firm's entry for the Amerika Bomberdesign contract.Kalinin K-711 August 1933Prototype seven-engined transport for civil or military use.North American XB-70 Valkyrie21 September 1964Prototype Mach 3 strategic bomber. Maximum takeoff weight 542,000 lb (246 tonnes).Stratolaunch[12]13 April 2019[13]Stratolaunch is an aircraft currently in development in Mojave, CA, first shown on 1 June 2017. With a wingspan of 385 ft (117 m), it is the world’s largest aircraft by wingspan and the largest all-composite aircraft ever built. It is designed as an aerial launch platform, capable of lifting orbital launch vehiclesweighing up to 550,000 lb (250 t) to an altitude of 45,000 ft (14,000 m) with a maximum takeoff weight of 1,300,000 lb (590 t)[14].

Projects and designsEdit

AircraftDesign or ConceptionNoteAirbus A380-9002006 developmentAnnounced in 2006 as a derivative of the Airbus A380-800. World's highest-capacity passenger aircraft in history. In May 2010, Airbus announced that A380-900 development was postponed, until production of the A380-800 has stabilised.[15]Beriev Be-25001980s proposal
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