Smallest Jet Airplane
In mid 1970s “Bede Aircraft Corporation” a small company owned by Jim Bede a US plane designer. Jim designed and manufactured a small kit for aircraft. The Kit was just weighing around 350 pounds and he managed to sold over 5,000 units.
Out of five thousands unit only few of them were completed as the company got bankrupt and disconnects the supply.
The BD-5J consist on 20 ft wingspan and can fly at a speed of 483 kph. The maximum crushing altitude is 7,010 meters. This type of jet planes were popular back than in 1980. This plane was and remain smallest power jet in the world.