Smallest aircraft (jet)
Juan Jimenez
162/3.7/5.7 metre(s)
United States San Juan
The smallest jet aircraft is the home-built Bede BD-5J Microjet owned by Juan Jimenez of San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, which weighs 162 kg (358 lb), is 3.7 m (12 ft) long, has a 5.7 m (17 ft) wingspan, and can fly at 483 km/h (300 mph). There are actually several hundred BD-5 aircraft flying, produced and sold in kit form by the Bede aircraft company. However, this is the smallest (by weight) jet engined example.