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User currently offlinetransaeroyyz From Canada, joined Dec 2010, 150 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 7 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 4790 times:

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Armav...Sukhoi-Superjet-100-95B/1921069/L/

I think the Sukhoi has the most handsome design ever, overall its amazing to look at, my top list:
1. Sukhoi
2. DC 10/MD11
3. A350
4. 777, 767, 757, 747
4. 787, C-sires,
5. A320, A330

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User currently offlineSirThomas From UK - England, joined Jul 2009, 193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4778 times:

The Ilyushin 62 - No contest!  

It's like a miniature greenhouse 
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User currently offlineunited319 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 541 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4777 times:
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Lookin sharp!



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User currently offlinePGNCS From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 2858 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4773 times:

Certainly the best view out is from the trusty and beautiful L-1011.

User currently onlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3976 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 7 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4597 times:

How about this for utter weirdness?!

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User currently offlinec5load From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 917 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 7 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 4554 times:

Quoting transaeroyyz (Thread starter):
I think the Sukhoi has the most handsome design ever

That thing looks like a mad hornet that got up on the wrong side of the bed! But I think if you want mean looking, the C-17 takes the cake.


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User currently offlineYVRLTN From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 2548 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 7 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4547 times:

DC8/DC9/MD80/90 no questions!


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User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1213 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (3 years 7 months 19 hours ago) and read 4475 times:
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Here is a link to a great album showing a lot of nice cockpit windows.

Unfortunately, my personal favourites are not covered too well, namely these:

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Kind of similar, or am I the only one feeling that way?

The Il-62shown earlier in reply#1 looks like it evolved from this one:

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and the C-17 looks somehow related to the DC-10...

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User currently offlineisitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (3 years 7 months 17 hours ago) and read 4461 times:

Quoting Vasu (Reply 4):

Oh my, I like that one!
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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25989 posts, RR: 22
Reply 9, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4387 times:

Quoting Scooter01 (Reply 7):
Unfortunately, my personal favourites are not covered too well, namely these:

Kind of similar, or am I th>e only one feeling that way?

The Canadair CL-44 was based on the Bristol Britannia but for some reason the FAA wouldn't certify it with the original Britannia cockpit windows. So Canadair, which was then owned by General Dynamics which also owned Convair, adapted the Convair 880/990 cockpit windows to fit the CL-44. The version of the CL-44 built for the Canadian Air Force (which didn't require FAA certification) retained the original Britannia cockpit windows..

The modified Convair 880/990 windows and the original Britannia windows on the civil and military CL-44 models below.


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User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1213 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4379 times:
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Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 9):
The Canadair CL-44 was based on the Bristol Britannia

As was the CL-28 (CP-107) Argus
http://www.airic.ca/html/canadairargus.html


Scooter 01



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User currently offlinetsugambler From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 302 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 4348 times:

Definitely the DC-10/MD-11 (and by extension, the C-17, which has the same cockpit windows in a meaner package)!

User currently offlinetsugambler From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 302 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 4338 times:

For example...


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User currently offline747438 From UK - England, joined Jan 2007, 838 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4324 times:

No competition, has to be the L-1011.


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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4319 times:

Quoting 747438 (Reply 13):
No competition, has to be the L-1011.


I agree 100%. I don't know why all wide bodies didn't have curved windows like the TriStar, makes for much a smoother translation to the fuselage.


User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1213 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4316 times:
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Quoting tsugambler (Reply 11):
and by extension, the C-17, which has the same cockpit windows in a meaner package)!

Don't forget this one....

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Scooter01

PS. I'd also like to add the McDonnel 220, Lockheed Jetstar and the Dassault Falcon to the list.....



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User currently offlineMCO2BRS From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 547 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4251 times:

Surprised nobody has mentioned this beauty yet...


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User currently offlinecvg2lga From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 635 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4245 times:

I have to say quite a few

DC9/MD80/90

L1011

727

747, the triangular window on the side, just really does something for me.

Also, the 757 looks pretty tee'd off when you get a good head on look at it  

But I have to say, I like the windows the most of any aircraft I'm aboard!!

Tchau

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User currently offlineCXB77L From Australia, joined Feb 2009, 2693 posts, RR: 5
Reply 18, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4225 times:
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Boeing 767. What can I say, it just looks cute and adorable from front on   I remember overhearing someone commenting on how the 767 looks like a dolphin from that angle ... and I guess to an extent, it does!


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User currently offlineweb500sjc From United States of America, joined Sep 2009, 749 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4200 times:
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personally i think that is a bit better of concorde



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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2169 posts, RR: 6
Reply 20, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4196 times:

Gotta be these:


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