Happy Wednesday, FighterSweep Fans! Our friends over at Business Insider came up with a list of eleven aircraft that are the most “game-changing” thus far in the 21st century. Many of these aircraft will come as no big surprise to die-hard aviation fans, but admittedly, there are a couple entries which surprised me! Go check it out and see for yourself!

In a few years, drones that can fit in the palm of a person’s hand and 117-foot-wingspan behemoths capable of launching satellites into space could both be a reality.

At the same time, drone and advanced fighter technologies will spread beyond the US and Europe, and countries including China, Russia, and Iran may have highly advanced aerial capabilities.

Here’s our look at the most game-changing aircraft of the past few years — and the next few to come.

The original article can be viewed in its entirety at Business Insider right here.

(Featured photo by Scott Wolff)