Flying Readers Create Their Own Top 10 Aircraft Lists

Flying readers share their thoughts on which aircraft top their best-of-all-time list.

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In the wake of our publication of the Top 100 Airplanes of all time, a number of Flying readers have shared their thoughts on which aircraft top their best-of-all-time list. Take a look at the overall most popular Top 10 aircraft reader picks, and check out some of the interesting lists we recently received below.

Submitted by anonymous:

1. Embraer Phenom 300
2. Diamond DA-42 Twinstar
3. Rockwell Commander 112/114
4. Boeing 777
5. F18
6. F14
7. F15
8. Embraer Legacy 650
9. Embraer ERJ 195
10. F4

Submitted by anonymous:

1. Wright Flyer
2. Spitfire
3. Mustang
4. B-29
5. Boeing 727
6. B-17
7. B-747
8. Lear 23
9. P.180
10. Aerostar

_ Submitted by Mike McNamara_:

1. Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
2. O-1 Bird Dog
3. Beech A36 Bonanza
4. Beech B60 Duke
5. Cessna 421C
6. Cessna Conquest 1
7. B25 Mitchell Bomber
8. P-40 Flying Tiger
9. F-86 Sabre
10. King Air 350

Submitted by G.A.:

1. Cessna 172
2. Cessna 150/152
3. Piper J3 Cub
4. Lockheed U2
5. Lockheed SR71 Blackbird
6. Cirrus SR22
7. Flight Design CTLS
8. Boeing 747
9. Airbus 310
10. King Air

Submitted by: Francisco Salas Roche

1. Cessna 206 Stationair
2. Commander AC690
3. IAI Westwind
4. Aerostar
5. Hansa Jet
6. DC 3
7. B707
8. B767
9. B777
10. A340

Submitted by Victor Griffin:

1. Boeing 747
2. Supermarine Spitfire
3. North American P-51 Mustang
4. Wright Flyer
5. Concorde
6. Douglas DC-3
7. Boeing 737
8. Airbus A320
9. Cessna 172
10. Grumman F-14 Tomcat

Submitted by Stephen Ellis:

1. F-15 strike eagle
2. A-10 warthog
3. F-104
4. B-58
5. Mig 15
6. Mig 29
7. C-5A
8. SR-71
9. U-2
10. FA-18 super hornet

Submitted by Aaron Young:

1. P-80
2. Wright Flyer
3. Ju-87 Stuka
4. Me-262
5.: Boeing 707
6. Cessna 172
7. Tu-95
8. Mig-15
9. Sukhoi SU-27
10. RAF S.E.5

Submitted by Matt Miller:

1. Cessna 172
2. B-52 Stratofortress
3. DeHavilland Beaver
4. Piper J-3 Cub
5. F/A-18 Hornet/Super Hornet
6. Boeing 737
7. Douglas DC-3
8. P-51 Mustang
9. F-15 Eagle
10. AV-8B Harrier

_ Submitted by Christopher Lawrence:_

1.: Piper Cub
2.: P-51 Mustang
3.: Dc-3
4.: Spitfire
5.: 172
6.: Stearman
7.: F-16
8.: B-17
9.: Bonanza
10.: B-1

_ Submitted by Tom Eccles:_

1. Beechcraft D18
2. Ryan Navion A
3. Convair 340
4. Curtis P40
5. Republic P47
6. Cosolidated Catalina PBY
7. Convair B 36
8. Beechcraft Duke
9. Cessna 421
10. Cessna 340

_ Submitted by Daniel Heald:_

1. Wright Flyer - Genesis
2. Piper Cub - The first taste of flight for so many.
3. Douglas DC-3 - Reshaped air travel
4. Cessna 172 - The most prolific trainer for a reason. (And I'm a Piper guy)
5. Spirit of St. Louis - Made the world rethink what an airplane could do.
6. Boeing 737 - The most succesfull airliner... In the world.
7. North American P-51 Mustang - It won a war and then came home and won races, a true throughbred.
8. Messerschmitt ME-262 - Turned the flying world on it's ear.
9. Curtis JN-4 Jenny - The original barnstormer.
10. Boeing 367-80 - Spawned the dominant family of jetliners that are still going strong.

_ Submitted by Frank Hollis:_

1. P51 Mustang
2. P38
3. P40
4. Piper PA24-250 Comanche
5. Bonanza A36
6. Cessna 150
7. Cessna 172
8. SR71 Blackbird
9. Concorde
10. Piper Cub

_ Submitted by Кевин Новоа:_

1. Anntonov AN-225
2. Boeing 747-400
3. B-2
4. F-16
5. Concorde
6. Gulfstream G650
7. TU-144
8. F-117 Nighthawk
9. B-1 Lancer
10. Airbus A380

Submitted by Bergil Beregondson:

1. Boeing 747 Jumbo
2. F-14 Tomcat
3. Phantom F-4
4. Junkers Ju-87 Stuka
5. Mig-35
6. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
7. Messerschmitt Bf 109
8. Focke-Wulf Fw 190
9. Fokker Dr.I
10. U-2

_ Submitted by Ed Noeh:_

1. Beechcraft Duke B60
2. IAI Lavi
3. Lockheed FB 111
4. Lake Amphibian 270T
5. IAI KFIR
6. Pressurized Skymaster
7. F4 Phantom II
8. Cessns 421 Golden Eagle
9. Piper Cheyenne 400 LS
10. IAI Westwind

_ Submitted by Ariel Abarca:_

1. Wright Flyer
2. DC-3
3. Concorde
4. Cessna 172
5. Boeing 777
6. Boeing 747
7. NAA P-51 Mustang
8. Airbus A320
9. Lear 23
10. Boeing 727

_ Submitted by Glen Towler:_

1. Hawker Hurricane
2. DH Mosquito
3. BAE Concorde
4. Boeing 747
5. BAE Buccaner
6. Boeing 737
7. SR 71 Blackbird
8. F16 Fight Falcon
9. Boeing F15
10. Boeing C17

_ Submitted by Charlee Smith:_

1. Douglas DC-3/C-47
2. Boeing 707/Dash 80
3. Lockheed C-130
4. Lockheed SR-71
5. Bleriot XI
6. North American P-51
7. Airbus A320
8. General Dynamics F-16
9. North American X-15
10. Learjet

_ Submitted by Roger Wilson:_

1. UH-1 Huey (Iroquois)
2. F-4 Phantom
3. DC-4, 6, or 7
4. Bell 47
5. Convair B-36 Peacemaker
6. F/A-18 Hornet
7. Airbus A380
8. FW-190
9. F6F Hellcat
10: A-10

Submitted by Juan Infante:

1. DC-3
2. B747
3. P-51
4. Concorde
5. F-15
6. DC-7
7. B737
8. Electra
9. AV-8 Harrier
10. C172

_ Submitted by Michael Diaz:_

1. B52
2. SR-71
3. DC3
4. 747
5. C150
6. BEACHCRAFT BARON
7. J3
8. P51
9. SPITFIRE
10. ZERO

_ Submitted by Randy Michel:_

1. P-51 Mustang
2. Cessna 172
3. Piper J-3 Cub
4. Boeing Stearman
5. Grumman F-14 Tomcat
6. Concorde
7. SR-71 Blackbird
8. Citation X
9. Boeing 707
10. Boeing 747

Submitted by Keith Emerson:

1. Boeing 747 series
2. Concorde
3. P-51 Mustang
4. Boeing 737 series
5. F-15 Eagle
6. Gulfstream G series
7. SR-71 Blackbird
8. DC-3
9. F-4 Phantom
10. Boeing B-52

Submitted by Gunner Ingle:

1. B-727
2. DC-10
3. DC-3
4. DC-6
5. CV-440
6. B-25
7. DC-8
8. V-77
9. B-24
10. B-17

_ Submitted by Brian Latham:_

1. Avro Shackleton
2. Avro Lancaster
3. DH Tiger Moth
4. Boeing B17
5. Consolidator B24 Liberator
6. Boeing PT 17 Stearman
7. Lockheed Neptune
8. DH Mosquito
9. NA Harvard
10. Vickers Wellington

Submitted by Damian P.:

1. Boeing 707
2. Airbus A300
3. Boeing 767
4. Boeing 777
5. DH 106 Comet
6. Boeing 727
7. DC-10/MD-11
8. de Havilland Dash-8
9. Airbus A380
10. C-17 Globemaster

_ Submitted by Roy Ryland:_

1. F-14 Tomcat
2. F4 Phantom II
3. Beechcraft D-18 (C-45/SNB/JRB)
4. A-4 Skyhawk
5. SNJ (T-5) Texan
6. F-80 Shooting Star..(P-80/T-33) This one put us into the jet age militarily!!
7. DC6
8. DC7
9. MD-80
10. HOK Helicopter

Submitted by Guillem Nadal:

1. Douglas DC-3
2. Cessna 172
3. Lockheed C-130
4. Boeing 737
5. Boeing 707
6. Boeing 747
7. Airbus A320
8. DeHavilland Tiger Moth
9. Fokker F27
10. Concorde

Submitted by Marc Delarche:

1. Spitfire
2. Bleriot that crossed the channel
3. Caravelle airliner
4. Cassutt Special pylon racer
5. Boeing B17
6. Bell X1
7. Piper J3
8. Pitts Special S1
9. F104 Starfighter
10. Mudry CAP10

Submitted by David Keith:

1. Beechcraft Staggerwing
2. SNJ/T-6
3. Hawker Hurricane
4. Boeing 707
5. Hughes H-1
6. Spruce Goose
7. Ford Trimotor
8. Boeing B-17
9. Bell X-1
10. Lockheed F104

Submitted by Gerald Milburn:

1. Beech Bonanza 35
2. Piper J-3
3. Aeronca Champion 7AC
4. Piper Aztec
5. Convair 580
6. DC-9
7. B-737
8. B-727
9. B-767
10. Beech Baron 55

Submitted by Ivan Torres:

1. Douglas DC 9 All series!
2. Embraer 190
3. DC 3
4. DC 8
5. MD 11
6. Airbus 380
7. DC 10
8. Cessna 152
9. Piper Seneca
10. Challenger 601

Submitted by Michael Wu:

1. P-51 Mustang
2. Lockheed Vega
3. Airbus A380
4. Wright Flyer
5. Wright Model B
6. Su-27 and variants
7. F-15 Eagle
8. UH-1 Iroquois
9. F-14 Tomcat
10. Bell 47

Submitted by Thomas Ferreira:

1. Concorde
2. SR 71 Blackbird
3. Boeing 727
4. Boeing 747
5. Constellation
6. Caravelle
7. Airbus A320
8. Boeing 737
9. DC 3
10. Falcon 7X

Submitted by John Dent:

1. Wright Flyer
2. Ford Tri-Motor
3. DC-3
4. Boeing 707
5. Boeing 747
6. Lear 23
7. J-3
8. Cessna 172
9. Concorde
10. Space Shuttle

Submitted by Fred Ford:

1. DeHavilland Mosquitoe
2. Hurricane
3. Panther
4. Vulcan
5. Swordfish
6. Jenny
7. Convair 580
8. Viscount
9. Vanguard
10. Convair 880

Submitted by Brian Kitchen:

1. Wright Flyer
2. Boeing 707
3. Bell X-1
4. Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
5. Cessna 150/152
6. Boeing 747
7. Learjet (series)
8. Grumman F-14 Tomcat
9. Boeing Stearman
10. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

Submitted by Gary Paulin:

1. Schweizer SGS 1-26
2. Schweizer SGS 2-33
3. Libelle H 301
4. Boeing 247
5. Caporoni Ca.20
6. SPAD
7. Flight Design CT
8. Boeing 80
9. Republic P-47
10. Stearman PT-17

Submitted by Anton Perlov:

1. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15
2. McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
3. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29
4. McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
5. Antonov An-2
6. Yakovlev Yak-52
7. Messerschmitt Bf.109
8. Tupolev Tu-160
9. Ilyushin Il-2
10. Sukhoy Su-27

Submitted by Chris Donawho:

1. J3
2. C172
3. A330
4. B737
5. B747
6. PC12
7. TBM700/850
8. F-15 Strike Eagle
9. F-22 Raptor
10. An-124-100 Ruslan

Submitted by Robert Heckendorf:

1. Douglas A1 Skyraider
2. Dehavilland Twin Otter
3. Cessna T/A 37
4. Cessna 305A (L-19)
5. Gulfstream G550
6. Naval Aircraft factory N3N (the ORIGINAL "YELLOW PERIL")
7. Brantly B2 Helicopter
8. Bell Helicopter 47 series
9. Lockheed L1329 (JetStar) "the FIRST corporate jet"
10. Grumman OV-1 Mohawk

Submitted by Michael Brazelton:

1. F-105 Thunderchief
2. F-5E Freedom Fighter
3. F-104 Star Fighter
4. F-4 Phantom
5. Boeing 727
6. X-15
7. MiG-17
8. C-130 Hercules
9. X-37B
10. T-38 Talon

_** Submitted by Ken Jones**:_

1. Cessna T-37 Trainer/A-37 Attack aircraft
2. McDonnell Douglas F4 Phantom
3. North American F-100 Super Sabre
4. North American T-38 Trainer/F5 Attack aircraft
5. Mitchell B-25 Bomber
6. Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
7. Curtis P-40 Warhawk
8. Boeing KC-135 Tanker
9. Boeing B-47 Bomber
10. Rockwell B-1B

Submitted by William Barrett:

1. SR-71 Blackbird
2. Cessna 172
3. Space Shuttle
4. Beechcraft Bonanza
5. Boeing 747
6. Cessena Citation 1
7. Beechcraft King Air 200
8. North American P-51 Mustang
9. Boeing B-52
10. Concorde

Submitted by Brandon Taylor:

1. Boeing 747
2. Concorde
3. Wright Brother Flyer
4. Boeing 737
5. Douglas DC-3
6. McDonald Douglas DC-10
7. Airbus A380
8. Antinov 255
9. F-16
10. B-52 Bomber

Submitted by Dylan Bembrick:

1. P-51
2. Spitfire
3. P-38
4. P-180
5. F-4
6. VC10
7. Harrier
8. Vulcan
9. Victor
10. Boeing 787

Submitted by Brandon Taylor:

1. Boeing 747
2. Concorde
3. Wright Brother Flyer
4. Boeing 737
5. Douglas DC-3
6. McDonald Douglas DC-10
7. Airbus A380
8. Antinov 255
9. F-16
10. B-52 Bomber

Submitted by Franklin Saunders:

1. A-1 Skyraider
2. A-4 Skyhawk
3. A-7 Corsair II
4. F-4 Phantom
5. F-14 Tomcat
6. F4F Wildcat
7. F6F Hellcat
8. F*F Crusader
9. A-6 Intruder
10. F/A-18

Submitted by Arko Narits:

1. Airbus A380
2. Boeing 747
3. CitiationJet
4. Robinson R22
5. Boeing 737
6. Airbus A340
7. Airbus A320
8. Gulfstream G650
9. Boeing 787
10. Airbus A350

Submitted by William Narits:

1. MiG 21
2. Douglas DC3
3. Lockheed SR71
4. Lockheed C130
5. Piper Cub
6. English Electric Canberra
7. Supermarine Spitfire
8. De Havilland Tiger Moth
9. North American Harvard
10. Bell 47

Submitted by Leroy Jenkins:

1. Wright Flyer
2. North American P-51 Mustang
3. Boeing 747
4. Douglas DC-3
5. Piper Cub
6. Cessna 172
7. Supermarine Spitfire
8. Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
9. Concorde
10. Boeing B-29 Superfortress

Submitted by John Leach:

1. De Havilland Comet
2. Boeing 707
3. Boeing 737
4. Airbus A320
5. Concorde
6. Boeing 747
7. Airbus A380
8. Boeing 787
9. McDonnell Douglas DC-10
10. Vickers VC10

Submitted by Uzair Siddiq:

1. Douglas DC-3
2. Cessna 172
3. Boeing 707
4. Lockheed L-1011 Tristar
5. Boeing 747
6. Boeing 737
7. Lockheed Vega
8. Ford Trimotor
9. Lockheed Constellation
10. Antonov An-225

Submitted by Herbert Friesen:

1. P-47 "Thunderbolt"
2. F-105D, F & G
3. B-57B & E
4. F-4 "Phantom"
5. C-141 "Starlifter"
6. C-5
7. C-17
8. Douglas DC-4 (C-54) & DC-6 (C-118)
9. T-33 Lockheed
10. B-57D & F

Submitted by Thomas Eccles:

1. Model 18 Beechcraft
2. Ryan Navion
3. Stinson Reliant
4. Stinson Voyager
5. Gruman Goose
6. Gruman Mallard
7. Vickers Vicount
8. Boeing 247
9. Howard DGA 5
10. Douglas B26

Submitted by Andrew Redwood:

1. De Havilland Comet
2. Avro Lancaster
3. De Havilland Mosquito
4. BAC TSR2
5. English Electric Lightning
6. F-4 Phantom
7. Avro Vulcan
8. De Havilland Tiger Moth
9. Hawker Hurricane
10. Fairchild A-10 Warthog

Submitted by David McDonald:

1. Cessna 172
2. Piper J-3 Cub
3. Boeing 737
4. Boeing 727
5. McDonnell Douglas DC-10
6. Boeing 747
7. Boeing 707
8. Airbus A380
9. P-51 Mustang
10. F-4U Corsair

Submitted by G Mac Arthur:

1. Airbus A380
2. Boeing 747
3. Boeing 787
4. Airbus A350
5. Boeing 737
6. Boeing 777
7. Piper Cub
8. Concord
9. Harrier
10. Airbus A319

Submitted by Humberto Anchondo:

1. Douglas DC-3
2. Piper J-3 Cub
3. Boeing 247
4. Cessna 172
5. Beechcraft Bonanza V-35
6. Boeing 707
7. Douglas DC-9
8. Boeing 727
9. North Americana P-51
10. Vought O2U Corsair

Submitted by Ben Bun:

1. Concorde
2. Boeing 747
3. Airbus A380
4. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
5. B-29 Superfortress
6. Harrier
7. Wright Flyer
8. Spitfire
9. F-22
10. TSR-2