aircraft performance and weight investigation info

WEIGHT and PERFORMANCE calculations and info for aircraft for comparison and evaluation added with photographs


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manufacturer model year click on the image importance
Wright Flyer I 1903 *****
Wright Flyer II 1904 *****
Wright Flyer III 1905 *****
Santos Dumont 14-bis 1906 *****
Voisin Farman I 1907 *****
Cody Army Aeroplane nr.I 1908 ****
Bleriot XI 1909 *****
Curtiss Model D 1910 ***
Etrich Taube 1911 *****
Zeppelin LZ11 Victoria Luise 1912 ****
Sikorsky Russkye Vittyaz 1913 ****
RAF B.E.2a 1914 *****
Fokker E.I 1915 *****
Zeppelin LZ61 L21 1916 ***
SPAD S.VII 1916 *****
Caproni Ca.33 / Ca.3 1917 ****
Liberty L-12 1918 12-cil V-engine 400 hp WWI aero engine
RAF SE-5a (Viper) 1918 ***** WWI fighter plane
Vickers Vimy IV 1919 *** WWI bomber
Junkers F13a 1920 pax 4 production **** speed 168 range 222 economy ** airtaxi
Vickers FB28 Vimy Commercial 1920 pax 10 production ** speed 135 range 1108 economy * medium pax
Fokker F.III 1921 pax 5 production **** speed 161 range 749 economy * light pax
Bleriot SPAD S.46 1922 pax 4 production *** speed 203 range 1038 economy *** airtaxi
Fokker F.VII 1924 pax 8 production * speed 152 range 1037 economy ** light pax
Fokker F.VIIa 1925 pax 8 production **** speed 180 range 1537 economy *** light pax
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-motor 1926 pax 10 production *** speed 201 range 679 economy **** medium pax
Boeing 40A 1927 pax 2 production *** speed 196 range 2428 economy *** airtaxi / mail
Fokker F.VIIb/3m 1928 pax 10 production *** speed 195 range 1430 economy **** medium pax
Lockheed Vega 5B 1929 pax 6 production *** speed 283 range 1131 economy **** light pax
Fokker F.32 1930 pax 32 production ** speed 214 range 417 economy ** commuter prop 30
Handley Page H.P.42W 1931 pax 38 production * speed 194 range 774 economy * commuter prop 30
Junkers Ju 52/3mce 1932 pax 17 production **** speed 263 range 1719 economy ***** medium pax
Boeing 247 1933 pax 10 production *** speed 290 range 1695 economy *** medium pax
Douglas DC-2 1934 pax 14 production **** speed 323 range 1634 economy **** medium pax
Savoia-Marchetti S.M.73 1935 pax 18 production *** speed 314 range 1803 economy ***** medium pax
Douglas DC-3 1936 pax 21 production ***** speed 297 range 1474 economy **** regional prop
Tupolev ANT-35 1937 pax 10 production ** speed 372 range 812 economy ** medium pax
Douglas DC-4E 1938 pax 42 production * speed 374 range 3213 economy ** regional prop
Armstrong Whitworth A.W.27 Ensign Mk.I 1939 pax 40 production ** speed 312 range 1639 economy ** commuter prop 30
Boeing 307 1940 pax 33 production ** speed 368 range 1983 economy *** regional prop
Avro 685 York 1944 pax 42 production *** speed 430 range 4516 economy **** commuter prop
Douglas DC-4-1009 1945 pax 44 production *** speed 382 range 4944 economy **** commuter prop 50
Lockheed L-049 Constellation 1946 pax 60 production *** speed 504 range 5713 economy **** transatlantic airliner
Douglas DC-6 1947 pax 60 production **** speed 501 range 5605 economy *** transatlantic airliner
Convair CV-240 1948 pax 40 production **** speed 432 range 1330 economy **** commuter prop
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 1949 pax 75 production *** speed 574 range 6049 economy ** heavy prop 80
Handley Page H.P.81 Hermes IV 1950 pax 63 production ** speed 441 range 3610 economy **** commuter prop airliner
Douglas DC-6B 1951 pax 70 production **** speed 507 range 5921 economy *** transatlantic airliner
De Havilland Comet 1 1952 pax 36 production ** speed 725 range 3155 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Lockheed L-1049C Super Constellation 1953 pax 85 production ** speed 526 range 9572 economy ** Trans-Atlantic airliner
Douglas DC-7 1954 pax 74 production *** speed 587 range 9824 economy ** non-stop transcontinental airliner
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation 1955 pax 85 production *** speed 533 range 10521 economy ** non-stop transcontinental airliner
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas 1956 pax 76 production *** speed 591 range 11757 economy *** non-stop trans-atlantic airliner
Lockheed L-1649A Starliner 1957 pax 92 production ** speed 563 range 9275 economy ** non-stop trans-Atlantic airliner
Boeing 707-120 1958 pax 142 production *** speed 919 range 4341 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-11 1959 pax 129 production *** speed 873 range 4523 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Douglas DC-8-33 1960 pax 129 production ** speed 925 range 6835 economy *** long range jet airliner
Boeing 707-120B 1961 pax 137 production *** speed 865 range 4876 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Convair CV990A Coronada 1962 pax 121 production ** speed 897 range 6877 economy *** medium-long range jet airliner
Boeing 707-320C 1963 pax 151 production **** speed 973 range 9452 economy **** long range jet airliner
Boeing 727-100 1964 pax 100 production **** speed 960 range 4310 economy *** short-medium range jet airliner
BAC One-Eleven srs.200 1965 pax 79 production *** speed 830 range 2161 economy **** medium-range jet airliner
Tupolev Tu-134 1966 pax 72 production ** speed 870 range 2600 economy *** medium range jet airliner
Ilyushin Il-62 1967 pax 150 production *** speed 870 range 9142 economy *** long range jet airliner
Boeing 737-200 1968 pax 120 production **** speed 890 range 4184 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Fokker F28 Mk.1000 1969 pax 65 production *** speed 817 range 2602 economy **** regional jet airliner
Lockheed L1011-1 Tristar 1972 pax 265 production *** speed 907 range 8560 economy **** wide-body jet airliner
Ilyushin Il-62M 1974 pax 168 production *** speed 850 range 9840 economy **** long range jet airliner
Yakolew Yak-42 1977 pax 100 production *** speed 820 range 3706 economy **** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 757-200 RR535C 1983 pax 186 production *** speed 885 range 5183 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
Boeing 757-200 RR535E4 1984 pax 186 production *** speed 885 range 6846 economy ***** medium range jet airliner
AI(R) RJ85 Avroliner 1993 pax 85 production ** speed 747 range 4166 economy **** regional jet airliner
Airbus A321-100 1994 pax 186 production ** speed 904 range 4333 economy ***** short-medium range jet airliner
Airbus A318 2003 pax 107 production ** speed 852 range 6240 economy **** medium-long range jet airliner
Boeing 787-8 2011 pax 242 production **** speed 903 range 13226 economy ***** wide body jet airliner