Difference between fighter aircraft and passenger aircraft ?

17 Answers

  • 4 months ago

    weapons      .

  • 4 months ago

    Passenger airplanes carry more people for the same cost as a fighter.

  • Zack
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    Fighter aircraft:

    -Power/weight ratios of 1+

    -Armed with missiles, guns, and other weapons

    -Room for 1 or 2 people

    -Low bypass turbofans

    -Ejection seats

    -No inflight entertainment

    -No bathrooms

    -Cabin is pressurized, but to a very high altitude

    -May have stealth technology (special paint, stealthy shape, etc.)

    -Engines concealed in plane

    -Glass canopy

    -Can refuel in the air

    -If it's a naval fighter aircraft, it has a tail hook and stronger landing gear to land on the aircraft carrier

    -Much smaller

    -Engines have afterburners

    Passenger aircraft:

    -Power/weight ratio of 0.20 - 0.33

    -No weapons

    -Room for 50 - 600+ people

    -High bypass turbofans

    -No ejection seats

    -May have inflight entertainment


    -Cabin usually pressurized to 8,000 feet

    -No stealth technology

    -Engine hanging outside plane

    -Ceiling isn't glass

    -Can't refuel in midair

    -No tail hook for landing on carriers

    -Much larger fuselage, wings, landing gear, etc.

    -No afterburners (except for the Concorde, which isn't in service anymore)

  • JOHN B
    Lv 6
    4 months ago

    Fighter can fly upside down.

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  • F
    Lv 6
    4 months ago

    No idea, perhaps the name might give us a clue?

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    The Peking Boulevard is both. 

  • CB
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    Fighter aircraft only have one stewardess. 

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    If you look very closely the answer is in the name.

  • Joseph
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    The quality of in-flight food and entertainment.

  • 4 months ago

    Fighters don't have room for more than two people aboard.


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