A free online aircraft recognition guide for everyone!

Aircraft features - The nose


Airbus nose

Boeing nose


Hopefully you can see the clear difference in nose shape between these two manufacturers. But of course you can't just rely on the shape of the nose to help you recognise an aircraft. There are other factors as well!


Some aircrafts noses can be very distinctive, other not. Here I hope you can tell the difference between the A380 nose (on the left) and the 747 nose (on the right).

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