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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11725 posts, RR: 60
Posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3944 times:

Borrowing an idea from Airstud's threads on compulsive lists (http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...s/aviation_polls/read.main/181406/) I thought I'd see how far through the alphabet people have got with aircraft manufacturers?

I'm thinking this will favour those who fly light aircraft, as there's a whole lot more companies in this field than there are in the commercial aviation field:


Mine:

A - Agusta
B - Boeing
C - Cessna
D - Douglas
E - Embraer
F - Fokker
G -
H -
I - Ilyushin
J -
K -
L - Lockheed
M - McDonald Douglas
N - NAMC
O -
P -
Q -
R -
S - SAAB
T - Tupolev
U -
V -
W -
X -
Y - Yakovlev
Z -

I'm half way there so far Big grin


Dan  Smile


...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
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User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 3018 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3934 times:

Another for M: Mig.

Another for B: BAe

Another for C: CASA

H: : Hineckle?? Not sure how to spell it, a German company that made a/c during world war 2.

All I can think of now, i'm having a blank.. ton of em during the 2 world war, though.



The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineAlaska737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1063 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3926 times:

Aeritalia
Aermacchi
Aero
Aero Boero
Aeronca
Aeromere
Aero Progress
Aero Spacelines
Aerospatial
Aerotec
Agusta
Aichi
AIDC
Air Tractor
Airbus
Airspeed
Alenia
Alliant
Alon
AMX International
Antonov
Arado
Arctic
Armstrong Witworth
Atlas
Auster
Aviat
Aviation Traders
Avioane
Avro
Avro-Canada
ATR
Ayers


That about does it for the A's haha


User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21882 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3913 times:

This is going to be tough:

A - Airbus
B - Beechcraft
C - Cessna
D - Diamond
E - Embraer
F - Fokker
G -
H -
I -
J -
K -
L - Learjet
M - McDonnell Douglas
N -
O -
P - Piper
Q -
R -
S - Symphony
T -
U -
V -
W -
X -
Y -
Z -

-Mir



7 billion, one nation, imagination...it's a beautiful day
User currently offlineDAL7e7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 357 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3910 times:

Here's mine:

A-Airbus
B-Boeing
C-Cessna
D-Douglas
E-Embraer
F-
G-Glastar
H-
I-
J-
K-
L-Lockheed
M-McDonnell-Douglas
N-North American
O-
P-Piper
Q-
R-Raytheon
S-Stearman
T-
U-
V-Vans
W-
X-
Y-
Z-


War Eagle!
Trey



DAL7e7 is wondering... Do pilots take crash courses?
User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3908 times:



Quoting PlymSpotter (Thread starter):
M - McDonald Douglas

Nice type. There ain't many 'burgers in that company's name Big grin
Make that McDonnell Douglas.

Quoting Braniff747SP (Reply 1):
H: : Hineckle?? Not sure how to spell it, a German company that made a/c during world war 2.

Heinkel
_________________________________________________________

I have flown on the following manufacturer's a/c : 13/26:

A - Airbus, Antonow
B - Boeing, BAe, Bombardier
C - Cessna, Convair
D - Douglas Commercial, deHavilland (UK), Dornier, deHavilland Canada
E - Embraer
F - Fokker, Fairchild
G -
H -
I - Ilyushin
J -
K -
L - Lockheed
M - McDonald Douglas
N -
O -
P - Piper
Q -
R - Raytheon
S - Saab, SudEst
T - Tupolev
U -
V -
W -
X -
Y -
Z -

-HT



Carpe diem ! Life is too short to waste your time ! Keep in mind, that today is the first day of the rest of your life !
User currently offlineRussianJet From Belgium, joined Jul 2007, 7719 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3905 times:

A - Antonov
B - Beriev
C -
D -
E -
F -
G -
H -
I - Ilyushin
J -
K - Kamov
L -
M - MiG
N -
O -
P -
Q -
R -
S - Sukhoi
T - Tupolev
U -
V -
W -
X -
Y - Yakovlev
Z -

Hmm, I just can't think of any more!



✈ Every strike of the hammer is a blow against the enemy. ✈
User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 3018 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 4 days ago) and read 3893 times:

One more: Junkers, another German company.

B: Beechcraft

N: Northrop Grumman



The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3886 times:

My understanding was that this thread was about aircraft manufacturers whose products one actually has used ... ?!
-HT



Carpe diem ! Life is too short to waste your time ! Keep in mind, that today is the first day of the rest of your life !
User currently offlineVhqpa From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 1499 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3885 times:

A - Airbus, (ATR next month)
B - Boeing, Bombardier (Beechcraft next month)
C - Cessna
D - De Havilland Canada
E - Embraer, Eurocopter
F - Fokker
G -
H -
I -
J - (Jetstream next month)
L -
M -
N -
O -
P -
Q -
R -
S - Saab
T -
U -
V -
W -
X -
Y -
Z -




Vhq. (who is counting how long it takes until "Alphabet of Airlines" comes up)



"There you go ladies and gentleman we're through Mach 1 the speed of sound no bumps no bangs... CONCORDE"
User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11725 posts, RR: 60
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3881 times:



Quoting HT (Reply 5):
Nice type. There ain't many 'burgers in that company's name Big grin
Make that McDonnell Douglas.

That's a gaf on my part, whoops! Ironically, I was actually eating a burger at the time  silly 

Quoting HT (Reply 8):
My understanding was that this thread was about aircraft manufacturers whose products one actually has used ... ?!
-HT

Yes it is indeed Holger. Maybe I didn't explain it fully, I thought the concept was familiar following the other thread.  Smile

Quoting Vhqpa (Reply 9):
Vhq. (who is counting how long it takes until "Alphabet of Airlines" comes up)

Followed by "Alphabet of Countries" maybe  Wink



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 3018 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3879 times:

Oops... I must have mis-read. My list, from the top of my head:

Airbus
Boeing
Cessna
Embraer
Fokker
McDonald Douglas



The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3875 times:



Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 10):
That's a gaf on my part, whoops! Ironically, I was actually eating a burger at the time   

&

Quoting HT (Reply 5):
M - McDonald Douglas

I can't believe it that I first mocked about the typo and then didn't correct it in my list after copying Dan's list  banghead .

Forgot "M - Mil" in my list, but this doesn't change the score.
Filling the voids will be challenging ...
-HT



Carpe diem ! Life is too short to waste your time ! Keep in mind, that today is the first day of the rest of your life !
User currently offlineDIJKKIJK From France, joined Jul 2003, 1823 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3873 times:

A: Airbus, Antonov, Alenia, Aerospatiale, Airspeed,
B: Boeing, Bombardier, Bristol-Siddley, BAC, BAe, Beechcraft, Bell
C: Consolidated, Convair, Cessna, CASA,
D: Douglas, Dornier, De Havilland, Dassault
E: Embraer,
F: Fokker, Fiat Aerospace, Fairchild
G: Gulfstream, General Dynamics, Grumman
H: HAL (India's Hindustan Aero), Hawker-Siddley, Handley Page, Heinkel
I: Ilyushin,
J:
K: Kamov,
L: Learjet
M: McDonnell Douglas, Myasischev, Messerchmitt, MiG
N: Northrop, Nihon
O:
P: Percival,
Q;
R: Raytheon,
S: Sikorsky
T: Tupolev
U:
V: Vickers, Vultee,
W:
X: Xiamen,
Y: Yakolev,
Z:

That is my list for now  

[Edited 2009-09-27 10:12:12]


Never argue with idiots. They will bring you down to their level, and beat you with experience.
User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 3018 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3867 times:

I have to think of these things thru the day!

New list:


A - Airbus
B - Boeing, Bombardier, Bell Helicopters (A Helo is an aircraft, right?)
C - Cessna, Canadair
D - Douglas
E - Embraer
F - Fokker
G -
H -
I -
J -
K -
L -
M - McDonnell-Douglas
N -
O -
P - Piper
Q -
R -
S -
T -
U -
V -
W -
X -
Y -
Z -

[Edited 2009-09-27 10:18:24]


The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineAlaska737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1063 posts, RR: 5
Reply 15, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3857 times:



Quoting HT (Reply 8):
My understanding was that this thread was about aircraft manufacturers whose products one actually has used ... ?!

oops

In that case

Airbus, ATR
Boeing, Beechcraft
Canadair, Cessna, Covair
Douglas, Dehavilland Canada
Embraer, Eurocopter
Fokker
Grumman
Lochkeed
Mcdonnel Douglas
Piper
Robinson
Saab
Waco


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 26029 posts, RR: 22
Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3841 times:

My alphabet list of manufacturers I've flown on:

A - Airbus, Aerospatiale
B - Boeing, Bombardier, British Aircraft Corp., British Aerospace, Beechcraft
C - Convair, Canadair
D - Douglas, De Havilland Canada
E - Embraer
F - Fokker, Fairchild
G -
H - Hawker-Siddeley
I -
J -
K -
L - Lockheed
M - McDonnell-Douglas
N - Nord Aviation (Nord 262 30-passenger turboprop)
O -
P -
Q -
R -
S - SAAB, Sud Aviation (Caravelle)
T -
U -
V - Vickers
W -
X -
Y -
Z -


User currently offlineVhqpa From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 1499 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (5 years 3 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3818 times:



Quoting Vhqpa (Reply 9):
J - (Jetstream next month)

Was half asleep when I posted and just realised Jetstream isn't a manufacturer

so make that

B - Boeing, Bombardier (BAe, Beechcraft next month)
J -



Vhq.



"There you go ladies and gentleman we're through Mach 1 the speed of sound no bumps no bangs... CONCORDE"
User currently offlineFlyboy36y From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3039 posts, RR: 7
Reply 18, posted (5 years 3 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3789 times:

A - Airbus
B - Boeing, Beech, Bombardier, Britten-Norman
C - Cessna
D - De Havilland Canada, Douglass
E - Embraer
F - Fokker
G -
H -
I -
J -
K -
L - Lockheed
M - McDonell
N -
O -
P - Piper
Q -
R -
S - SAAB, Shorts


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