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Money No Object..Which Plane Do You Buy  
User currently offlineCougarAviator From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 349 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4608 times:

to ferry you around?

I'd be torn between the 757, L1011 and DC10. Why?

757 is the prettiest bird in the sky.

L1011 and DC10 because I grew up worshiping those aircraft. Thank God I got to ride in a DC10 to and from Caracas, and an L1011 to and from Hawaii.

Failure is not an option.....
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User currently offlineRoberta From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4593 times:

A345, mmmm lots of range and a real looker too.

User currently offline727200er From Canada, joined Mar 2004, 318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 1 week 2 days ago) and read 4589 times:

Money no object? Hands down An updated 747SP. Or a 744  Big thumbs up

"they who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only at night" - Edgar Allen Poe
User currently offlineA380900 From France, joined Dec 2003, 1125 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4575 times:

Something I can fly alone, TBM700, Pilatus PC12, some citations or Raytheon Premier.

User currently offlineWidgetBoi From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1432 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4570 times:

I'd buy a 727-200 because it's the greatest plane EVER!


User currently offlineINNflight From Switzerland, joined Apr 2004, 3783 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 4570 times:

A340-600 because:

-lots of room
-lots of range
-4 engines 4 long haul  Wink/being sarcastic


BBJ2 because:

-the best looking narrowbody aircraft
-stunning blended winglets

regards, Florian

Jet Visuals
User currently offlineTubbyboeing From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 days ago) and read 4540 times:

The BBJ!

It just looks cool with those winglets and the interior doesn't look too bad either!

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Photo © Tim Feise - APO Photos

I'll take one thanks! Big grin


User currently offlineAccess-Air From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1943 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4522 times:

All the Airworthy Fokker F.27s, HS-748s, Convair 580s, Nord 262s, Fairchild F-27s, FH-227s, Beech 99s Metro IIs, Shorts 330s and 360s and hushkittable BAC 111s available and all of the remaining airworthy DC9s and 727s and L1011s that carry passengers and start myself one humdinger of an airline in the US.....tee-hee....


Remember, Wherever you go, there you are!!!!
User currently offlineCXA330300 From South Africa, joined May 2004, 1595 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (12 years 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4517 times:

Two A330-200s and three A321s to start a niche airline from Europe to the Mideast, Malta, Turkey, India and the CIS.

User currently offlineA330Fan1 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 856 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (12 years 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4511 times:

the name says it all baby

A330 ...I would reconfigure it to be like a house-in-the-sky

twould be pretty awesome...too bad it wont ever happen haha


User currently offlineMD11LuxuryLinr From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1385 posts, RR: 12
Reply 10, posted (12 years 20 hours ago) and read 4495 times:

A custom 772. It would be as light as possible. It would also have a pair of the 773/ER's GE90-115B engines. The aircraft wouldn't just takeoff, it would launch. It would be painted bright red with orange and yellow flames flowing down the length of the fuselage...

An MD11 would be second, but the fact that it handles like a 25,000 gallon swimming pool is a real bummer.  Smile

Caution wake turbulence, you are following a heavy jet.
User currently offline767-332ER From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2030 posts, RR: 9
Reply 11, posted (12 years 12 hours ago) and read 4490 times:

Give me a 767-300ER a 777-200LR and a 747-400 pleaseeeeeeeeee

Twinjets...if one fails, work the other one twice as hard!!!
User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4803 posts, RR: 46
Reply 12, posted (12 years 7 hours ago) and read 4480 times:

Give me a 727-200, 747-400, and a 777-200LR please. Oh, I'll take an ERJ 135 for kicks!

Some see lines, others see between the lines.
User currently offlineSprxflyswa From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 597 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (12 years 7 hours ago) and read 4477 times:

Turbo Cessna 206, and for fun, an old Electra.

User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 12 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4468 times:

Money no object, eh? Hmmm... That means I get more than just one!!

#1 - A custom made "757BBJ" fitted with aux tanks to make a 7,500 nm range possible. Big enough in the inside. Yet, good runway performance to get you in just about any "commercial" airport in the world. And of course, winglets!  Laugh out loud

#2 - That's a thoughy. It would either be a Falcon 7X or a G450. Both excellent aircraft.

#3 - A Bell 427. Gotta have at least one whirly bird.  Laugh out loud

#4 - PC-12. Awesome.

#5 - Both a Fully restored Cessna 210 with a glass cockpit a la the new 172's and a Lancair IVP Propjet.

That'll do nicely.  Big thumbs up

User currently offlineScf158 From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 413 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (11 years 12 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 4437 times:

Im a huge 340-300 fan, or 777-200

User currently offlineXJRamper From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2511 posts, RR: 42
Reply 16, posted (11 years 12 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4420 times:

Three airplanes:

1. Global Express
2. Falcon 2000
3. B767-300ER (invite 100 of your closest friends)  Big thumbs up


Look ma' no hands!
User currently offlineL410Turbolet From Czech Republic, joined May 2004, 5923 posts, RR: 18
Reply 17, posted (11 years 12 months 23 hours ago) and read 4403 times:

A Constellation from the classics and Gulfstream V from the modern jets.

User currently offlineStearmanNut From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 352 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (11 years 12 months 20 hours ago) and read 4395 times:

A Shorts Skyvan.

No...just kidding.

An airbus A319.

If wishes were horses, a Tail Dragger I would fly...
User currently offlineArmitageShanks From Costa Rica, joined Dec 2003, 3926 posts, RR: 14
Reply 19, posted (11 years 12 months 16 hours ago) and read 4393 times:

Unrealistic: 777-200ER

Semi-Realistic: Cessna Grand Caravan

Very Realistic: Powered Parachute (way cool)

User currently offlineJHSfan From Denmark, joined Apr 2004, 469 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (11 years 12 months 14 hours ago) and read 4389 times:

A Concorde of course...
Am I really the only one wanting to go Mach 2 with a glass of champagne in my hand?

And a Sikorsky S-61N in the old GreenlandAir c/s - it's noisy and shaky Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Yours in realtime

Look at me, I´m riding high, I´m the airbornmaster of the sky...
User currently offlineCopper1 From Canada, joined Jun 2000, 439 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (11 years 12 months 6 hours ago) and read 4380 times:

As a patriotic Canadian I would go with the Bombardier Global Express for tooling around the world and for sport, a North American P-51 D Mustang.


User currently offlineTransIsland From Bahamas, joined Mar 2004, 2049 posts, RR: 8
Reply 22, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 4369 times:

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Photo © Colin T. Ebert

Boeing 314, allows me to land almost anywhere in The Bahamas, is simply beautiful, and is a wonderful tribute to the world's greatest airline.

I'm an aviation expert. I have Sky Juice for breakfast.
User currently offlineSonOfACaptain From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1747 posts, RR: 6
Reply 23, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4362 times:

No no no no, you guys got it all wrong. You buy Air Force One (the 747) duh.  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up

Non Illegitimi Carborundum
User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7233 posts, RR: 11
Reply 24, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4360 times:

Hands Down, a Boeing 744. No competition. The best plane around in my opinion.


25 Post contains links and images FLY2HMO : That all depends on my mood... If in a hurry.... View Large View MediumPhoto © Derek Ferguson In a hurry with style... If I'm gonna party inside.
26 Post contains images AGrayson514 : Either a 777-300ER in private configuration or a 747-400ER. Can't decide. Only problem would be that the number of aiports I could get into would be t
27 Post contains images JuniorSpotter : Is it okay if I bend the rules a bit and go for two planes? Then I'd start of with a 744, with the upper deck entirely for myself. To hell with the wi
28 Douglas7Seas : DC7 C in the latter KLM livery. So darn coooooool...
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