Sponsor Message:
Travel Polls & Prefs Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Your First Flight...what Airplane And Airline?  
User currently offlinevio From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1400 posts, RR: 10
Posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 10587 times:

Hi,

I always wanted to ask people. When was the first time you've ever flown? What airline? What Airplane?

I'll start:

Date: April 10 1993
Route: Budapest - Prague
Airline: CSA
Aircraft: Tupolev 154

I remember the flight like it was yesterday, even though I was only a child. Whe we acceleated down the runway, I could not believe how fast we were going. Once we lifted up, I felt my stomach "raise in my head"... Loved the feeling. When we landed in Prague, I remember seeing a guy "plane spotting" and I was thinking "Wow! That must be really cool to do".


Superior decisions reduce the need for superior skills.
134 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineaerdingus From Ireland, joined Dec 2006, 2814 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10586 times:

Good thread.

February 1998

Dublin - Frankfurt

Aer Lingus

Boeing 737

I screamed when we took off, haha! Such a great feeling, and like you Vio, my head being squashed into me seat! Such a smooth flight it was.

 



Cabin crew blog http://dolefuldolegirl.blogspot.ie/
User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined Dec 2001, 2590 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10588 times:

Mine was in 1983, NCL-GER, Orion Airways B737-200. I was only 3 so can't remember a lot of it, but do remember disembarking in GER and flying back to NCL at night time.


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Simon Lowe



User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11611 posts, RR: 60
Reply 3, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10581 times:

Mine was in 1987, flying LHR-MLA with Air Malta on a Boeing 720. I don't remember a thing as I wasn't even a year old, but someone travelling with me got a picture which confirms the type to me, all my family could recall was the Air Malta part.


Dan  



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineplaneguy727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1239 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10577 times:

1973

JAL DC-10

I was 8 months old (thanks to Dad for keeping records)



I want to live in an old and converted 727...
User currently offlineYYZRWY23 From Canada, joined Aug 2009, 561 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10576 times:

My first flight was in 1996 on a US Boeing 733 from YYZ-PHL. I remember it was my brothers birthday (he was turning 2) and they upgraded us to first class for the flight. I remember the F/A bringing me tons of cookies during the flight, and visiting the flight deck also.

According to my parent's, I asked the Captain "Where is the turbulence button?". I was a funny infant.......

Great idea for a thread, I look forward to reading more of these.

YYZRWY23



If you don't stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them.
User currently offlineajd1992 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10567 times:

May 1997, Airtours B757 (G-RJGR) from Manchester to Menorca. Remember it well.

User currently offlineinitious From Singapore, joined Dec 2008, 1053 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 10560 times:

As far as I remember, it was SIN-HKG in Nov 1999 on SQ's Boeing 747-400. It had PTVs so I guess it should be a 744 and not 743 which SQ still had at that time. However, dating back years ago I have some vague memories about going to Indonesia (probably on GA)...


One way I will fly around the world!
User currently offlinePI4EVER From United States of America, joined May 2009, 644 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 10556 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Geez fellas! This will really make me feel old. I was just a VERY, VERY young boy.....
Capital Airlines. DC-3. ORF-ECG-RMT-RDU. Summer 1954. Accompanied my uncle and he paid $5.95 for my "child's" ticket. Loved every minute of it including the airsickness and volumes of vomit he reported to my mother I produced. I got off the plane begging my parents to let me fly again....airsickness and all. My uncle refused to fly with me ever again!
My next ride was just a year later and it was a doozy......California to Guam on a USNavy C-118. Twenty-three hours of flying with an overnight in HNL/Barbers Point NAS and a fuelstop and lunch on Kwajalein. I was hooked thanks to the great guys at Squadron VR-21 that entertained me for most of that flight.
Now where's my walker........
Thomas



watch what you want. you may get it.
User currently offlineMCO2BRS From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 539 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 10549 times:

Very good topic idea!

I don't have any details about my first flight, I was only 3 months old at the time in September 1986 (my parents were one of "those people" - I cried the whole way) it was apparently BRS-DUS, no idea what type of plane, airline or anything like that unfortunately  

The next flight, that I have been able to get *some* info on was the summer of 1987 a 727 from BRS-FAO from what I've managed to get from my aviation-illiterate family it very well could have been this airline/aircraft:


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Bill Sheridan



Cheers

MCO 2 BRS


User currently offlineL410Turbolet From Czech Republic, joined May 2004, 5670 posts, RR: 20
Reply 10, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 10550 times:

June 1980 (I was 3,5 years old at that time)

PRG-BOJ

CSA Czechoslovak Airlines

Most likely a Tu-134 (?) My dad claims it was a Yak-40, but given its small seating capacity it seems unlikely to me they would send it for a holiday charter

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 3):
all my family could recall was the Air Malta part.

Unfortunately I am in the same situation and they didn't even took a picture...   Although I have one standing in front of BOJ terminal.
The next flight I have a positive recollection of was a PRG-SXF-PRG in summer of 1984. CSA Czechoslovak Airlines, Tu-134A, at that time I was already addicted to the magic smell of burnt jet fuel and the NOISE!!!

[Edited 2010-08-21 10:02:05]

User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2092 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 10545 times:

July 1995 (I was four months old at the time)

Midwest Express flight 58, OMA-DCA

Douglas DC-9-30

I guess it helps to get started early!  Wink
View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Frank Schaefer



[Edited 2010-08-21 09:57:47]


Midwest Airlines- 1984-2010
User currently offlinecitation501sp From United States of America, joined May 2000, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 10537 times:

July 1987

Piedmont Airlines
SYR-DCA
Fokker F-28



Smoke and Thunder! Stage 2 FOREVER!!!
User currently offline330lover From Belgium, joined Jul 2008, 576 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 10514 times:

Mine was Alitalia, BRU-LIN, DC-9. 1st of July 1995. Continuing on 310 to Athens.


Britten Norman Islander VP-FBR on Falkland Islands. THAT'S FLYING!
User currently offlineyenne09 From Canada, joined Jun 2010, 186 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 10508 times:

My first flight was a small flight offered by Air Canada over Montreal.

Fall 1969
Air Canada
Vickers Viscount


User currently offlinestaralliance38 From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1445 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 10495 times:

Great thread idea!

March 1998 - 3yo

Northwest Airlines 1714
ORF-DTW - DC-9



Roar, lion, roar
User currently offlineLarshjort From Denmark, joined Dec 2007, 1429 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 10485 times:

December 1995, 7 years old

Maersk Air
ODE-CPH
Fokker 50
Besides my mom, dad, little sister and me there were 2 standby stewardesses.

View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Laurent Herjean



/Lars



139, 306, 319, 320, 321, 332, 34A, AN2, AT4, AT5, AT7, 733, 735, 73G, 738, 739, 146, AR1, BH2, CN1, CR2, DH1, DH3, DH4,
User currently offlineflyerboy1990 From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 177 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 10481 times:

My first flight was in '97 or '98 on a UA DC-10 from CLE-ORD in First.


Flown in: 712, 722, 73G, 738, 752, DC10, CR2, CR9, A319, A320 Want to fly in: A330, 767, 777, MD80, E170 series
User currently offlineMCO2BRS From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 539 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 10472 times:

Quoting staralliance38 (Reply 15):
Great thread idea!

March 1998 - 3yo

Northwest Airlines 1714
ORF-DTW - DC-9

Ok now that makes even ME feel old! lol The last time I flew NW was in 1998

MCO 2 BRS


User currently offlinemusang From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 861 posts, RR: 7
Reply 19, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 10467 times:

Easter 1970, aged 9, Luton to Girona, Britannia 737.

This and the return flight a week later are the only two entries in my passenger flying log book (which I maintain to this day) without a registration. If anyone knows how to get them, I can supply the dates!

Memories - watching the flaps and thrust reversers (wasn't expecting the latter!) from my seat behind the left wing. A visit to the cockpit. Spanish farmhouses and their arched verandas on short finals. Writing about it at school later, with a brilliant sketch of the flight deck. We have a black and white photo of my sister and I at the tiny terminal at Girona with the homebound aircraft in the distance.

I next went to Girona 25 years later. That original terminal building was still there!

Regards - musang


User currently offlineBNAOWB From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 396 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 10450 times:

January, 1976 - Age 15 months
Air Kentucky from Nashville to Owensboro, Kentucky (BNA-OWB - hence my name on this forum)
Beechcraft 99
My mom says I was quite happy during the flight. However, upon landing in OWB, she was horrified to discover that my diaper had leaked and my seat was completely drenched!! So, if you flew OWB-BNA in January, 1976 on Air Kentucky and sat in a very wet seat, I apologize immensely. How can I make it up to you?


User currently offlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1003 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 10443 times:

I didn't get to fly for the first time until I was 23 years old, in October 2003. The plane was a BAe-146, operated by Air Wisconsin as United Express. I was flying from RDU to ORD. At ORD I boarded my second flight (with a pretty tight connection in retrospect), a United B757 going to SEA.

User currently offlineBOACCunard From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 10435 times:

Date: February 1989
Route: LGA-PBI
Airline: TWA
Aircraft: L-1011


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Howard Chaloner
View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Gerard Helmer



I couldn't have asked for a better airline or airplane -- I take pleasure in knowing that there are doubtless people these days who would kill to have the chance to fly the L-1011, let alone with TWA.

Unfortunately I do not remember this flight as I was not quite a year old at the time! Fortunately I had the opportunity to fly TWA's L-1011 on other occasions as well and I do remember some of them, especially my last L-1011 flight, JFK-SJU in February 1996.

I miss TWA, the L-1011, and in general, plentiful widebodies at LGA and PBI (let alone flying between the two).



Getting There is Half the Fun!
User currently offlineAndaman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 10420 times:

  Mini me in 1975, just before my very first flifgt, AY domestic HEL-JYV DC-9-14

Mini me


User currently onlinesbworcs From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 836 posts, RR: 5
Reply 24, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 10399 times:

MIne was October 1986 at the age of 13.

Flight was Luton to Tangiers and I think it was Monarch on a 737 but not sure definitely!



The best way forwards is upwards!
25 HOOB747 : I was adopted at age 2 from South Korea. My first flight was a Northwest Orient 747 Flight # 22, April 6, 1971, Seoul to Tokyo. And then Northwest Ori
26 falstaff : July 1976. TWA DTW-STL and Ozark STL-SGF. It was a 727 on TW and a DC-9 on OZ
27 AmricanShamrok : 15th December, 1991 (I was 11 months old). Airline: Aer Lingus Flight: EI123 Aircraft: Boeing 747-148 Origin: Shannon, Ireland (SNN) Destination: Bost
28 02hilliert : Mine was 16th October 1986, aged 6 months; 16/10/1986 ... LHR-EDI ... British Airways ... B757-236 ... G-BIKG Don't remember it at all - nor the retur
29 Fabo : Well. I certainly dont measure up to some of you guys, but still, nothing to be ashamed of, I believe. YU-AKD, 727-200 of Aviogenex (or JAT, either wa
30 DesertAir : August 1971 TWA 747 SFO-JFK I knew from the first moment on the plane I loved to fly.
31 ElBandGeek : October 1992 at age 3 Chicago-Orlando (during one of UA's triumphant returns to MDW every few years) United 737 I believe it was a 300, but I'm honest
32 777fan : (So I've been told; I was barely two at the time) November 1975 ORD-MIA-MCO Eastern Airlines 727-200 First flight I actually remember (I was terrified
33 CXB77L : 1 December 1990, HKG-SIN-PER on Singapore Airlines. Leg 1, HKG-SIN on a 747-300; Leg 2, SIN-PER on a 747-200. I loved every minute of the flight and d
34 airportboy : I was in 10th grade flying from ATL - DCA on Delta. It was an MD-88. I got stuck on a "windowless" window seat beside the engine. It was not my best e
35 Post contains images flyguy89 : My first flight is the coolest flight I've taken yet.....but I can't remember it It was around 1991 when I was about 2, me and my mom went to go visit
36 MidEx216 : My First flight was when I was approximately three months old, so about July 1988, in an unknown type, with my dad as pilot. My first commercial fligh
37 boeing6594 : Well I think it was in '98 (I wouldve been 4) if this was my first flight it was ASA embraer 120 brasilia that we took from Louisville to Atlanta. The
38 gemuser : My first flight was in Sept 1954 during the Olympic Games in Melbourne. I was 4 yo. It was from SYD-MEB (Melbourne - Essendon) & return on an ANA
39 Hywel : My first flight was on a Shorts 330 of Manx Airlines, flying LGW-IOM. I was only 2 months old so can't remember anything!
40 Goldenshield : My first flight was when I was still in the womb, a couple weeks before I was born. I can't say where it went, but it was from Seoul, Korea, and ended
41 Post contains images GrinddalCPH : My First flight was in November of 1987, I was 3 months old, and my grandmother took me to visit family, My Grandmother is the type of person who logs
42 330lover : Someone on this site for which his day of birth was his first flight? Someone born on an airborne plane?
43 isitsafenow : Sometime in 1948...Eastern DC 4 from RIC to LGA and 2,090 plane rides later........... Aug 22 2010 Canadair RJ MSP-GRR safe
44 ClassicLover : May 1985. East-West Airlines Fokker F28-4000 VH-EWD, SYD-MCY-SYD
45 Post contains links and images Delta777Jet : My first flight (I was 7 years old) 23/07/1984 LTU International Airways LT 222 06:55 - 10:55h L-1011-1 Seat 33A (my mom was 33B my sister 33C) View L
46 WesternA318 : My first trip was SLC-DEN-JFK-ATH on TWA's L-1011 from SLC to DEN and onto JFK, then a 747SP, (yes, the short squat 747) to ATH.
47 PHLBOS : December 1971 (I was 6 at the time). My family was visitng my grandparents who lived in Deltona, FL at the time. EA DC-9 BOS-LGA LGA-EWR EWR-DAB
48 superman24 : First flight that I could remember was Summer of '88 and it was YUL-ATH with Olympic in a 747. What a horrible airline!!!!
49 runner13 : I don't remember too much about my first flight, I know it was BNA-SAT either on a 727 or MD-80 I was 4, I kept telling my parents "make it go faster,
50 reddevl442 : Mine was in maybe 1977 or 78, on an American 727 TUS-ORD. TUS didn't have jetways then, so I'm sure we boarded by stairs. I think we may have used the
51 carbon787 : Mine was on a KLM DC-7C October 1960, I believe Frankfurt to Haneda Tokyo via Anchorage....I was only 2.5 years old, but I do have some old b&w ph
52 flynlr : either 1969 or 1970 CO 707 or 720 LAX to the old Kansas City Airport. I remember being dressed up in horrible tight fitting clothes and the bright sid
53 Post contains links and images ocean773 : My first flight was in December 1991 at the age of 12 with Air Pacfic 767-200 (Nadi-Brisbane) View Large View MediumPhoto © Brian Wilkes
54 agrflyer : fall 1983, ZRH-MUC on a SR A310-300 with my dad. I will never forget how excited I was. I was not able to sleep the night before the departues!
55 Post contains links and images BrusselsSouth : 1986 TEA Airbus A300B1 OO-TEF. Route BRU-PMI. By the way, it is the only A300 B1 version to have entered commercial service (and one of only two B1 bu
56 Post contains images AirbusA6 : June 1989 BA 737-200 LGW - ATN Memorable, as being by myself, and not knowing when to go through immigration etc, I nearly missed the flight! I also r
57 Post contains links and images BOACCunard : I feel old. OK, I feel younger again. Mmm, that brings up more "firsts." For me -- first transcontinental flight: Date: July 1992 Route: JFK-LAX Airl
58 Post contains images rsrik : I do indeed have fond memories of my first flight (SQ, in 1998, from MAA - SIN - LAX) on their 747, and I enjoy recalling it. However, haven't we had
59 Post contains links and images YVRLTN : I too first flew on an L1011, though Im not too sure what marque it was as they had several. I do vaguely remember it as a big navy blue plane, so mu
60 lxlgu : SA 223 19 JANUARY 1970 SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS BOEING 707-320 LONDON HEATHROW /PARIS ORLY/LAS PALMAS/SALISBURY/JOHANNESBURG
61 Post contains links and images FlySSC : First ever flight : AIR INTER VICKERS VISCOUNT (MRS-BIA - 1970) View Large View MediumPhoto © Rick Skoroszewski First Jet Liner : AIR FRANCE CARAVELL
62 Icarus75 : For me it was : April 1983 Airbus A330 Air Inter from PGF to ORY After that, I flew often ORY-PGF-ORY on Air Inter wit a mix of A300, Mercucure, Carav
63 WesternA318 : Thank you! Oh this thread brought up another recollection: My first ever flight in First Class: N3301 737-347 former Western Airlines 733 operated by
64 Post contains images FlySSC : Air Inter was the launch company for the A330 ... First flight was operated on January 17th 1994, ORY-MRS ...
65 Post contains links and images oly720man : August 1972, MAN-JFK in one of these View Large View MediumPhoto © Dave Jones Somewhere, I think, I still have the logbook they used to give kids to
66 474218 : My first flight was in 1954 "to and from" Grimes Field Urbana, Ohio, in my cousin's Luscombe Silvaire 8A . My cousin sold the Luscombe to my sister in
67 Post contains images JetBlue777 : Mine was on a 5J DC-9 (now retired) back when I was 5, so that was just 10 years ago Route: CEB-MNL Seat: 5E I used to remember 5J used to hand out a
68 hinckley : Yikes - I'm with the other old guy. First flight, February 1959, Boston - Halifax, Trans-Canada (!) Vickers Viscount.
69 Post contains images aluminumcity : Air Canada A321, back in July 2000. YYC-YYT, with an intermediate stop in YYZ.
70 Post contains images Icarus75 : Oooopss! My mistake!!! I meant to write A300!
71 ThirtyEcho : 1953. Pioneer Airlines DC-3 with the passenger door on the left . Magic that has never stopped.
72 goinv : Mine was Paris to Heathrow. British Airways B757. I knew you had to go fast down the runway - but was amazed at how fast you actually went - especiall
73 robbie86 : It was not to long ago I took my first flight. In February, 2005 I went with LH on GOT-FRA (A321) and FRA-MAA (B747).
74 gabrielchew : No idea what my first was (I think my Dad siad it was HND-HIJ??, back in 1983). The first I can "remember" was VS NRT-LHR in around 1991 - but only be
75 Post contains links and images A340313X : View Large View MediumPhoto © Frank C. Duarte Jr. Easter 1992, I know it was a United 747 classic with a big projector screen! LHR-LAX.
76 Post contains images fpetrutiu : Well my first flight ever was on an old Tarom AN-24, the engine looked like it was on recentrly on fire and black with smoke because of its side exhau
77 Viscount724 : I can beat that slightly. My first flight was in the summer of 1955 or 1956 (not sure which) at age 8 or 9, Edmonton - Calgary, Trans-Canada Air Line
78 Post contains links and images Lucky727 : View Large View MediumPhoto © John Kelley Air Canada DC-8 YYZ-YUL, February, 1970, as a 6-month old with my Mother. The 'stewardesses' made a fuss ov
79 BOACCunard : Nice. The L-1011 is an elegant airplane, but the VC-10 more so.
80 DIESEL1337 : July 17th 1994 Bucharest- Otopeni airport to Amsterdam Schipol airport on a Tupolov 154 OTP-AMS
81 Post contains images MSPNWA : My first flights were when I was less than a year old. So naturally I have no memory of them. But my parents of course remember, and it was in 1987, a
82 BAViscount : August 1979, LHR-GCI aboard a British Airways Vickers Viscount...which could probably be abbreviated to BAViscount, now there's a surprise!!
83 himmat01 : My first flight was in 1972 on IC Viscount on the BLR-DEL sector. I was only two at that time and have no recollection of the flight. The first flight
84 signol : It would have been a Fokker F27 Friendship of Air UK flying NWI - JER. signol
85 aivisavia : 5th November 2005 RIX-STN B737 Ryanair Remember that day in detail...since then I have wanted to be pilot!
86 Post contains links AirframeAS : Mine was on a CO 722 between SEA-LAX via SJC. It was in the old meatball livery similar to this.... http://www.airliners.net/photo/Conti...ines/Boeing
87 Post contains images warden145 : My first flight was on Continental between SJC and LAX...I THINK in either a 737-100 or -200, although I was only 4 or 5 at the time (would have been
88 1stfl94 : June 1994, Heathrow-Edinburgh and back on a BA 757. Shall be very sad when the last one is retired. My first international flight was Stansted-Dublin
89 vhqpa : My first flight was in December 1989 from Darwin - Adelaide and return on either Ansett or Australian Airlines. This would have normally been either a
90 laddb : Summer 1978 (9 years old). National Airlines DC-10. MSY - MCO with a stop in TPA. Trip to see Mickey Mouse. I would have been happy not even going to
91 KingFriday013 : I don't remember my first flight, which was in 1992 I believe. It really sucks, because it was NYC-SXM. The earliest flight I remember taking was EWR-
92 Post contains images WesternA318 : Ahh yeah,. the fun starts at the airport not at the destination, right?!
93 DeltaB757TUS : Wonderful Thread!!!! My first flight was in 1993 at the age of 12 on an HP B732 TUS-PHX-SFO. I remember begging my dad for the window seat for the fli
94 LuvTheFlying : I cant remember the exact date, but it was in 96 when i was 4 from LAX-ORD with UA on a 757 All i remember was seeing the dark united colors at the ga
95 Post contains images RobertNL070 : Oh my, I'm up with the men. Somewhere in the mid-1960s, either a BEA Vickers Viscount of Vickers Vanguard from LHR-AGP.
96 eicvd : My first flight was in 1994 on an Aer Lingus 737 (dont know which model) flying from DUB to LHR. Dont remember too much about it as I was only 7. Afte
97 Post contains links and images andz : July 1971, Newcastle-London on one of these.... View Large View MediumPhoto © Steve Williams Followed by London-Lusaka on one of these.... View Large
98 Post contains links and images yodobashi : During my first ever job, an apprentice airframe technician at RAE Bedford. We were taken on a familiarisation flight, I didn't know what aircraft it
99 AirEcosse : I don't recall the exact date, but it was June 1981, British Caledonian DC10 PIK-YYZ.
100 Schweigend : 1969. SYD-HNL. PA 707. I have a nice picture of the wing with the engines right there, taken by my parents. Unfortunately not digitized, unable to pos
101 Post contains images MH017 : 1968 - KLM DC-9-30 PH-DNL stretch AMS-BRU; airtime 23 minutes and max altitude 11000 feet
102 Woof : Date: March 1983 Route: London (Gatwick I think) > Atlanta Airline: Delta Aircraft: L1011 Tristar
103 daviation : 1970. DC-8-63 of Capitol Int'l Airlines from JFK-NAS. I loved it. It seems like a lifetime ago. Well, I guess 40 years is a long time!
104 727tiger : Braniff 727 MKC-DAL during the Summer of 1971. Fell in love with 727s on that flight, hence a portion of my user name.
105 luxair747SP : July 1998: SCN - PMI on a brand new Hapag-Lloyd 737-800
106 AzoresLover : My first flight, and trip routing: September 1966. Lake Central Airlines DC-3 Wheeling WV to DCA with a stop in Morgantown WV. Connected to: National
107 Post contains links and images RAFVC10 : My first flight: Date: September 1977 Route: Barcelona - Gran Canaria Airline: Aviaco Plane: Douglas DC8-52 View Large View MediumPhoto © Stefan Sjog
108 andz : First time I have seen "Airbus A300B4" on the side of an aircraft.
109 kmh1956 : Pam Am flight 133 to New York (then Idlewild) in August 1963 on a 707....and don't even THINK about asking me which model!! I was 6!!
110 WichitaFlyer : My first flight was supposed to have been on Braniff in June, 1982. However, since they went bankrupt, my first flight was: Airline: Texas Internation
111 Post contains images IBOAviator : Hmmmmm -- First Flight eh, - December 2, 1994 - Air Canada A320 - YWG -- YYZ This was back in the day when you could go up to the flight deck and see
112 mayor : Can't remember the exact date, but I think it was in the early 60s. AA ORD-LAX, B720 or 707. That was my first AIRLINE flight. My first actual flight
113 CairnterriAIR : My first flight took place on August 15th, 1978 from BDL to ORD aboard a TWA Boeing 707. It was the first leg on a trip to Denver. No jetways at BDL b
114 WesternA318 : Wow, the day before I was born, kudos!
115 isitsafenow : Best I can do right now is Dec 15 1978 OAG. It has an afternoon TW trip with a 727-100. I would guess your 707 in August of 1978 was a model 131B. Un
116 Post contains images BMIFlyer : LGW-EWR on VS in Y+ - year 2000
117 tfactor : In the 70's... New York to Florida... National Airlines and the plane was a 727.
118 Post contains images DutchBoeing : Wauw, this will be one loooooooooong threat! Mine: Fokker F-28 of NLM Cityhopper from AMS to HAM Must have been around 1989. Can look it up, but I'm t
119 TOMMY767 : May 1990 EWR-ATL-Panama City, FL on Delta. EWR-ATL was on a 757
120 The777Man : Daate : July 1969 I was about a three years old. Route: ARN-LLA Airline and aircraft: SAS DC-9-41 ? or perhaps DC-9-21 ? I don't rememver anything fro
121 TBloemink : The first flight I can remember was from Bremen to Treviso (Venice) with Ryanair and that was a Boeing 737-800. My parents say we have flown from Auck
122 Post contains images KingFriday013 : I bet there's a chance that your plane is still flying today (unless I'm thinking of different -40s... did NW/DL get their -40s form Swissair or SAS?
123 The777Man : I think DL/NW mostly go their D94s from SK with a few from JD (Japan Air System). Yes, it's possible that it's still flyingtoay. The777Man
124 Hirnie : April 1982 DC 10-30 Lufthansa FRA - MIA I was 6 years old and we got an upgrade into business class. I was very exited and was very lucky to get the c
125 DENplanenut : My first flight was on February 17, 1991. CONTINENTAL AIRLINES 737-300 SAN PEDRO SULA (SAP) - HOUSTON INT'L (IAH) with a connecting flight to Newark (
126 matt727 : February 1997 Spanair MD83 JKG - LPA (via Malaga)
127 Maxair : Mine was: 04 Apr 1982 LHR-YMX-YYZ BA 073 B747-136 G-BDPV
128 MadameConcorde : Air France Caravelle Year 1961 or 1962 can't remember exact date but one of those 2 years I was taken by family. I was about 10 or 11. Flying on an ai
129 Post contains links vandenheuvel : After a thorough investigation of the family photo album I'm nearly convinced it was one of these. http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Holland/Boeing-7
130 Mortyman : I'm afraid I don't remember date, airline or destination, but I think: Either: Brathens S.A.F.E Busy Bee SAS Fokker 27 Fokker 28 Boeing 737 200 Dc 9 L
131 Flightlover : My first flight was on August 31, 1999. I was 16 at the time and remember every minute of that memorable experience. The flight was on a YAK-40 operat
132 mal787 : My 1st was on 20th November 1973 Brittania Airwasys 737 Gatwick to Majorca, I was so excited I was sick. But I was hooked on flying after that my drea
133 BNE : The first flight for me was 1972 but I can't remember that one. The first flight I can remember was BNE-AKL on a Qantas 747-200 but it could have been
134 Post contains images vhtje : December 1981 TN 727 CNS to BNE, then onto the then brand new A300 BNE to MEL. I was 11 years old. I can still remember the mustard-yellow interior of
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
What Was Your First Flight? posted Fri Dec 26 2008 08:19:39 by RafflesKing
What Plane Served Your First Flight? posted Thu Jul 29 2004 04:30:50 by 777ER
787 First Flight Bets Part 3 (and 748 Also) posted Tue Oct 6 2009 08:46:42 by WestWing
Why Did You Take Your First Flight? posted Tue Sep 15 2009 12:50:01 by Yflyer
Your First Flight posted Tue Feb 20 2007 11:45:21 by CXfirst
Your First Flight? posted Thu Mar 23 2006 08:47:11 by AlexPorter
Your First Flight? posted Wed May 9 2001 09:16:18 by Pilot kaz
What Was Your Very First Flight? posted Sat Sep 6 2008 18:42:46 by Triebwerk
Your First, And Last Flight On A Boeing 707. posted Wed Nov 21 2007 14:32:55 by CV990
Your First, And Last Flight On A 727! posted Wed Nov 7 2007 01:49:46 by CV990
Why Did You Take Your First Flight? posted Tue Sep 15 2009 12:50:01 by Yflyer
Your First Flight posted Tue Feb 20 2007 11:45:21 by CXfirst
Your First Flight? posted Thu Mar 23 2006 08:47:11 by AlexPorter
Your First Flight? posted Wed May 9 2001 09:16:18 by Pilot kaz
What Was Your Very First Flight? posted Sat Sep 6 2008 18:42:46 by Triebwerk