Guide to Large Airplanes

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The page is about four large airplanes that take their place in history.

Large Airplanes

This page is about four large aircraft that have their place in history and technological advancement. These planes are the Spruce Goose, the Boeing 747, the Airbus A380 and the An-225 Mriya. The image in this section shows the difference in these four planes in terms of dimensions and shape.

H-4 Hercules "Spruce Goose"

The Hughes H-4 Hercules was known as the Spruce Goose because it was mostly made out of wood. Contrary to popular belief, the place is made out of birch and not spruce as it is commonly believed. The aircraft was made by the Hughes Aircraft company owned by the famed millionaire Howard Hughes. The plane made one flight and never flew again and is now displayed at Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in Oregon.

Boeing 747-400

The next aircraft is the Boeing 747-400. Its first flight was in April 29, 1988 and is significant in airline history. This is because this is the most popular model of all the 747 models that Boeing has ever produced. The plane is not longer in production but still in use. The 747-400 is not being used in a wide variety of operations such as commercial and military purposes. It is no longer being produced but is still being used commercially all over the world.

Airbus A380-800

The airbus A380 is a similar model to the Boeing 747. The Airbus A380 is still in production and still in use today. It is used by major airlines such as Singapore Airlines and Qantas. The Airbus A380 is made out of composite materials which gives it an advantage over other aircraft in its class. A new A380-400 will be revealed in 2013 with a strengthened structure and other features.

Antonov An-225 Mriya

This is a plane that is designed to carry large payloads. It was originally used to carry space rockets and other heavy payloads. It holds the World Record for carrying the largest single payload of any aircraft. Its workhorse capabilities have made it very popular in the space program during the Soviet era and is now used today to ship heavy freight around the world. It is not being operated by Antonov Airlines in the Ukraine and deals with with freight and cargo.

Guide Series

Please read my other pages the are part of the guide series.

Guide to Large Airplanes
Guide to Cars
Guide to Ducks
Guide to Ducks II
Guide to Lighters in Emergency Situations
Guide to Shopping Carts
Guide to Forex Trading
Guide to Chess


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