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SHOWN BELOW ARE THE IMAGES OF FOURTEEN PLANES (OR AT LEAST THE WING) ALL AT 1:72 SCALE. THE PAPER SCALE WITH EACH IS FROM 0 TO 25 CM. WINGSPAN IS LISTED AND IS MEASURED FROM TIP TO TIP.

Boeing 747 WingBoeing 747
Wingspan = 59.6 meters


B17Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress"
Wingspan=31.6 meters

B-24 WingConsolidated B-24--Liberator
Wingspan = 33.5 meters

YB-49 WingNorthrop YB-49 "Flying Wing"
Wingspan = 52.4 meters

B-52 Wing B-52 "Stratofortress"
Wingspan = 56.4 meters

F-18 Wing F/A-18 "Hornet" McDonnell Douglas
Wingspan = 12.3 meters

F-104 Wing F-104 Lockheed "Starfighter"
Wingspan = 6.7meters

F-16 XL Wing F-16XL
Ford Trimotor Wing Ford TriMotor "Tin Goose"
Wingspan = 22.6 meters

Wright Flyer Wing Wright Brothers-The Kitty Hawk
Wingspan = 12.3 meters

P-51 Wing North American P-51 "Mustang"
Wingspan = 11.3 meters

Space Shuttle Wing OV-101 Space Shuttle "Enterprise"
Wingspan = 24.0 meters

Spirit of St. Louis Wing Ryan--Spirit of St. Louis
Wingspan = 14.0 meters

Bell X-1 Wing Bell X-1
Wingspan = 8.5 m

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