Modern Commercial Aircraft of the World
It is the development of the first Airbus aircraft A300. Airbus A310 has been in use for medium and long range routes since 1983.
Airbus A320 Family
The most successful program of Airbus includes a number of middle range airplanes A318, A319, A320 and A321. Since 1988 more than 3 000 aircraft of this family have been delivered to airlines all over the world.
A two engine variant of a long range A340 designed for 12 000 km flights. It has been produced in some modifications since 1994.
A number of modifications of a long range aircraft which are able to carry passengers for 16 000 km.
The newest commercial aircraft of Airbus – a giant A380 is made for transcontinental routes between the largest airports of the world.
The aircraft was renamed into Boeing 717 when McDonnell Douglas were purchased by Boeing in 1997. It became the last model of short and middle range airplanes DC-9 and MD-80/90 produced since 1960s.
The most numerous passenger aircraft in the world. The first airplanes went into sky in 1967. The aircraft has passed through some serious modifications and is still the most popular and modern.
It performed the first flight in 1969. It is the main airplane for transcontinental routes. Boeing Corporation continues to improve it and launches modern models.
It is made for distances of 4 000 – 6 000 km. It has been produced since 1983 and is successfully operated in the USA, Europe and Asia.
It is a long range aircraft for thin passenger traffic routes. The most of 767 aircraft operate services between Europe and America.
It is a long range aircraft entering production in 1995. It is made for high density routes and flies to the largest international airports.
It is an improved long range version of the first Russian aerobus Il-86. It has been produced since the 1990s and is operated by a number of airlines in Russia and Cuba.
Tupolev Tu-204 Family
This family includes a basic model Tu-204-100, a longer range variant Tu-214 and a shortened long range model Tu-204-300.
A turboprop aircraft An-140 has been used by airlines in Russia, Ukraine and Iran since 2003. It is developed for flights up to 2 000 km range.
The most popular family of turboprops. More than 700 airplanes ATR-42/72 of different series have been built since 1989.
BAe Avro RJ
Family Avro RJ-70/85/100 were produced from 1992 till 2003 and were the development of BAe-146, which was operated by regional airlines in the 1980s.
Bombardier Dash 8
Turboprop aircraft Bombardier Dash 8/100/200/300/400 have been in production since 1983 and are the basis of the fleet of many regional airlines all over the world.
The most numerous jet airplanes CRJ played the leading part in creating hubs of major airlines of Europe and America. There are about 1 000 aircraft of this type in services now.
It is a small turboprop for thin short haul routes. It was produced in the 1980-1990s. It is now exploited in many regional airlines in the world.
Jet aircraft of ERJ family is a development of turboprop EMB-120. Thank to this model Embraer became one of the leaders in aircraft building industry.
It is a new generation of regional jet for 70-100 seats. New Embraer aircraft have been a great success and got a lot of orders from regional and major airlines.
Turboprop airplanes Fokker 50 have been operating regional services in Europe and Asia since 1987.
Jet aircraft Fokker 100 is designed for routes of 1 500 - 2 500 km long. It has been produced in the 1980-1990s. There is also a shortened model Fokker 70.
This high-speed turboprop aircraft was in production from 1983 till 1998. There are two models Saab-340 and Saab-2000. They are successfully used in American and European airlines.
A modern turboprop made by China's AVIC I. It was developed from the popular Soviet regional aircraft Antonov An-24.