Tag: wingspan

  • Cirrus SR-22

    Referred to by some as the “Parachute Plane,” the SR22 is widely considered to be the world’s best selling single engine four-seat airplane. Manufactured by Cirrus, the SR22 is a low-wing aircraft with non-retractable landing gear and a glass cockpit. It’s design is based on the SR20, an aircraft with a smaller engine and fewer […]

  • Piper Tri-Pacer

    The first Piper Tri-Pacer was the PA-22 model. Piper manufactured 7,668 of these airplanes from 1952 through 1960. The name Tri-Pacer is based on its tricycle landing gear configuration, though a number of owners have converted the plane to a taildragger, with the third wheel being located beneath the tail. One of the unique features […]

  • Boeing 737

    The Boeing 737 jets are the most popular commercial airplanes in the world. Boeing’s “Original” 737 models are the 737-100 and the 737-200 variations. The “Classic” 737 models are the 737-300, 737-400, and the 737-500. Boeing‘s most recent line of 737 jets is the 737-600, 737-700, 737-800, and the 737-900, all known as “Next Generation” […]

  • Boeing 787

    As the Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the air from the Boeing Field in southern Seattle for its maiden flight on December 15, 2009, no doubt there was a collective sigh of relief from all those who have been involved in the development of this mid-size, twin-engine jet airliner, which is anticipated to be the […]

  • Hawker Siddeley 748

    The Hawker Siddeley HS-748 was originally manufactured by Avro in the 1950’s, as the successor to the popular Douglas DC-3. The maiden flight of the Hawker Siddeley HS-748 was conducted on June 24, 1960, and the plane went into production at the end of August a year later. By the time production ended in 1988, […]