World's Most Iconic Aircraft
The aviation industry has come a long way since the Wright brothers built the first plane out of wood in 1903. Recent news that the Boeing 747, one of the best known passenger jets of all time, is being phased out has sparked a mood of nostalgia. Air Charter Service take a look back at some of the most iconic airplanes in aviation history, from retired aircraft greats like Concorde and the Learjet 23, the first mass-produced business jet, to the Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest cargo plane to date. These are the world’s most iconic aircraft.
All of these aircraft were groundbreaking for their time and shaped the aviation industry into what it is today. With big players such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A340 set to be phased out, a space has opened up for new, highly advanced passenger and cargo aircraft to take the lead. The future of the aviation industry is big news right now, with digital advancements and increased automation at the forefront and Boeing recently announcing that it is currently undertaking a study on pilotless planes. Watch this space for news on future developments.