Evolution of the Airplane

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Evolution of the Airplane

1960

1938

X-15First aircraft to reach mach 6, more than 4500 mph.

1949

1917

Bleriot IXLouis Bleriot completed a 22.7 mile flight in the first monoplane from France to the United Kingdom in 1909

1947

1939

1909

Wright FlyerThe Wright Brothers defied gravity in 1903 and traveled 37 meters.

1903

Boeing 747The Boeing 747 conducts its first flight. It is a widebodied commercial airliner. It was the most successful airliner ever made.

2006

2009

ConcordeFirst supersonic airliner and reached cruising speeds of more than 1300 mph. Could fly from NY to Paris in 3.5 hours instead of the traditional 8.

1969

1969

Bell X-1Broke the sound barrier on Oct. 14, 1947 and was piloted by Captain 'Chuck' Yeager

De Havilland DH 106 CometThe first production commercial jetliner

Heinkel HE 178The world's first aircraft to fly under turbojet power and the first practical jet aircraft

LearjetFirst small jet to be mass produced

1963

Evolution of the Airplane

Boeing 787 DreamlinerA long-range, mid-size, wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Its variants seat 210-290 passengers.

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Airbus 350Airbus 350 is a double decker plane. It is the largest passenger plane built and has enough seats for 555 people.

Boeing 307The Boeing 307 was the first fully pressurized plane.

Junker J4The first metal plane created by Hugo Junkers


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