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Fastest Looking Sub Sonic Jetliners  
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3862 posts, RR: 2
Posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1905 times:

People say that the Boeing 707 look like it a fast jet. This got me to thinking, what are some of the fastest looking sub sonic jetliners in the world?

My vote


PS: This is my first post in Europe Big grin

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User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1892 times:


The fastest subsonic airliner was the CV990!!! It was called by Cap. Rudolfo "Rudy" Bay from Spantax, a huge CV990 operator, "The Maserati of the Skies"!!!
That bird could fly the maximum speed of 990 Kph at 22.000 ft. I think the next one was the Boeing 720 that could fly at 972 Kph.

User currently offlineLASOctoberB6 From Japan, joined Nov 2006, 2380 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1884 times:

The 757. Seeing how I was on one yesterday, I forgot how overpowering the engines were for that plane....  bigthumbsup 

User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1871 times:

Don't forget the little hot rod of the 60's...the Convair 880.

If two people agree on EVERYTHING, then one isn't necessary.
User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1222 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1853 times:
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I vote for this one:
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If you have ever seen one in the pattern, you will know what I mean...  biggrin 


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User currently offlineJamesJimlb From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1023 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1845 times:

looks supersonic!


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