What is the best looking aircraft currently in production? Have your say

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What is the best looking aircraft currently in production?

Have your say.
Categories (must currently be in production)
1. Fighter
2. Frontline military (non-fighter)
3. Military transport
4. Military other
5. Military STOVL
6. Military helicopters
7. Military trainers/LIFT
8. Airliners (larger)
9. Airliners (smaller)
10. Business jet
11. Amphibious/seaplanes/flying boats
12.  Light aircraft (non homebuilds)
13. Homebuilds
14. Aerobatic
15. Gliders
16. Civil helicopters
17. Emergency service helicopters
18. Other

I look forward to seeing your choices!

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15 comments

  1. Zinovev

    Fighter: Su-35s (especially in the dark grey colour scheme…jeez)
    Frontline military: Su 34
    Military Stovl: F-35 (any alternatives?)
    Military transport: probably the C-130 J
    Military Helicopters: Kamov Ka 50 (mean as hell)
    Large Airliner: 747-800
    Smaller Airliner: 787

    Not enough of an expert on the other categories, would need some thinking

  2. pickledwings

    Fighter: Dassault Rafale (That’s not just a plane, that’s ART!)
    Military Transport: CASA 295
    Military Helicopter: Mil Mi-24/35 “Hind” (Classic icon of the Cold War and still a sight to behold)
    Large Airliner: Illyushin Il-96
    Small Airliner: Embraer E-190
    Business Jet: Embraer Legacy 600
    Civil Helicopter: Augusta A109
    Other: Let L-410 Turbolet

  3. Clemens Vasters (@clemensv)

    1. Fighter: Dassault Rafale
    2. Frontline military (non-fighter): Tupolev Tu-160
    3. Military transport: Boeing C-17
    4. Military other: BAE Taranis
    6. Military helicopters: Kamov Ka-50
    8. Airliners (larger): Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental
    9. Airliners (smaller): Boeing 737-900
    16. Civil helicopters: Airbus EC135

  4. ths

    1. Fighter : Dassault Rafale
    3. Military transport : A400M
    4. Military other : Dassault nEUROn
    5. Military STOVL : V22
    6. Military helicopters : Black Hawk
    8. Airliners (larger) : A380
    10. Business jet : Falcon 5x
    16. Civil helicopters : EC175

  5. Onama

    1. Fighter:JAS 39 Gripen
    2. Frontline military (non-fighter):B-1
    3. Military transport:C-27J Spartan
    4. Military other:TRDI/Kawasaki P-1
    5. Military STOVL:Yak-141
    6. Military helicopters:Kawasaki OH-1
    7. Military trainers/LIFT:Pilatus PC-21
    8. Airliners (larger):B-737NG
    9. Airliners (smaller):Q400
    10. Business jet:Dassault Falcon2000
    11. Amphibious/seaplanes/flying boats:ShinMaywa US-2
    18. Other:Piaggio P.180 Avanti

  6. Corvid72

    1. Fighter SU-35S Flanker E
    2. Frontline military (non-fighter) F-18G Growler
    3. Military transport C-130J (I love the Hercules)
    4. Military other AC-130U Spectre
    5. Military STOVL MV-22 Osprey (Becuase tilt-rotor)
    6. Military helicopters MH-60K (SOAR)
    8. Airliners (larger) Boeing 747-800 series
    9. Airliners (smaller) Boeing 757 (I know that it is not in production, I just love it)
    16. Civil helicopters S-76 C++
    17. Emergency service helicopters EH101 (CAF Cormorant SAR Helicopter)
    18. For other I chose a fictional aircraft: The FFR-31MR D Super Sylph from the OVA Yukikaze. It’s just damn beautiful

  7. Gray Stanback

    Let’s see. . .
    1.Fighter– F-22 Raptor
    2. Frontline Military– B-2 Spirit
    3. Military Transport– C-17 Globemaster
    4. Military Other– SR-71 Blackbird
    5. Military STOVL–V-22 Osprey
    6. Military helicopter– Kamov Ka-50 “Hokum”
    7. Military trainer– Yak-130
    8. Large airliner– Boeing 777
    9. Small airliner– Bombardier C-series
    10. Business jet– Dassault Falcon 2000
    11. Amphibious/Seaplane– ICON A5 if prototypes count, Bombardier 415 if they don’t.
    12. Light Aircraft– Cessna 162
    13. Homebuilt– Rutan Long-EZ
    14. Aerobatic– Extra 300
    15. Glider–DG Fleugzeugbau DG-1000
    16. Civil Helicopter–EuroCopter Ecureuil/A-Star
    17. Emegency Helicopter–Eurocopter Dauphin
    18. Other– White Knight Two/ SpaceShipTwo

      • Gray Stanback

        Ah yes, I see. Then it’ll be
        Fighter– Eurofighter Typhoon
        Frontline Military– Tu-160 (not really any other choice, since the last B-2 was build in 2000)
        Military Other– RQ-4 Global Hawk

  8. Ron Gleichner

    Learjet Model 25F – It’s for business, but shape is beautiful like a little fighter, and Lear was an aeronautic genius

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