The World's Biggest Planes, The World's Largest Planes

Although Boeing and Airbus have produced big and large aircrafts in both passenger and cargo transport sections, the Soviet Union-origin, today's Ukrainian Antonov has produced big and large aircraft only in cargo transport section.  We listed The world's six biggest and largest aircrafts in cargo and passenger transport sections. Anyone find those questions answers in this article The world's largest planes?, The world's biggest planes?, The world's biggest cargo planes?, The world's biggest passengers planes?, Here are the answers:

1.)Antonov AN-225 MRIYA

cargo plane

Made in Ukraine, Antonov-225 or the AN-225 Mriya is the biggest aircraft currently in service. Origin of the Soviet Union.  There is only one of the aircraft used in cargo transportation. Strategic aircraft designed by Antonov engineers,  Antonov-225 holds the world record with a total cargo carrying capacity of 253,820 kg.

2.)Airbus A380-800

passenger plane

Airbus, one of the three largest aircraft manufacturers in the world,  The first passenger aircraft, the A380, is also the world's biggest passenger aircraft. The first test flight began in 2005, and the commercial flight began in 2007 in the Singapore Airlines fleet. Airbus A380-800 with 4 jet engines; Airbus A380-800 has a capacity of 525 passengers in three classes and can fly to 15,400 km range.  


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3.)Boeing 747-8

passenger plane, cargo plane

The legendary aircraft of Boeing, the largest aircraft manufacturer in the United States and the world, was developed by extending the jumbo jet 747 by 5 meters and 60 cm. Boeing 747-8 is the largest passenger plane in the American continent and the second largest in the world.  Boeing 747-8 is the world's longest passenger aircraft. The aircraft, which has a capacity of 467 passengers in three classes, Boeing 747-8 also has a cargo model.  

Cargo vERSİON

4.)Boeing 747-400

passenger plane, cargo plane

 Boeing began to fly the first double-deck legendary jumbo jet 747 in 1970. The Boeing 747-400, which started production in September 1987 at the Everet factory in Seattle, was also the most preferred model. This aircraft, which marked the world aviation industry, entered the fleet of airlines with new technologies developed for wing length, interior design, cockpit and engine sections. Starting from this model, various models were also produced. With a capacity of 416 passengers in three classes, the aircraft is still the most striking model with its hull design.  

Cargo vERSİON

5.)Airbus A340-600

passenger plane

European Airbus has been flying since 1991 and is a 4-engine, double-aisle aircraft carrying three classes of passengers. The largest capacity of the A340 family, the Airbus A340-600, which is the longest of all Airbus planes with 75.36 meters, can accommodate 350 passengers in three classes and 475 passengers in one class.

6.)Antonov An-124 Russian

cargo plane

 In 1965, during the Soviet Union, Antonov made his name with the world's largest aircraft with the Antonov 22 model.  Antonov, which achieved a significant military success with the AN-22, brought the world's largest jet AN-124 to the industry after this model.  With the signature of Oleg Antonov, the AN-124 is designed to land on any runway. The first prototype flew in 1982 and started production in 1984. In the same year, the father of the Antonov designer Oleg Antonov passed away. In the following years, Antonov engineers developed the An-225 by utilizing the AN-124 design. For the magnificent story of Antonov Airplanes