I’m not exactly sure if planespotting is a term. But if it is, I would imagine that planespotters are equally as enthusiastic about their trade as their trainspotting counterparts.
We’ve always had a fascination with mass transportation, from trains and now to airplanes. To the common eye, they just look like simple machines. But then you really start to think about it. You start to awe at the idea that these machines manage to pull us around the world with very little incident. It amazes me to see the fabrication of an airplane that can travel at over 700km/h and seemingly over earth. It really is impressive, isn’t it?
For planespotters, there is always the conversation of what is the best passenger carrier. Of course, the two main competitors are Boeing and Airbus. The people at NetFlights put together this cool infographic comparing two of the most used passenger airplanes in the world the Airbus A-380 and the Boeing 747-8.
Check it out: