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What Are You A Fanboy Of?  
User currently onlineIAHflyer97 From United States of America, joined Jun 2013, 319 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 957 times:

Me personally, my aviation loves come down to the following

-IAH (as my home and favorite airport to start)
-ATL (as my favorite connecting airport)
-DL (favorite to fly)
-752 (favorite aircraft to fly)

What are your favorite things when flying (and my list doesn't have to limit your ideas)


Next flight: IAH-CVG-IAH. UH @Cincinnati Go Coogs!!!
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User currently offlineTWA772LR From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 2040 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 916 times:

IAH-home airport
MEM-birth airport
SNA-home away from home airport
777- favorite aircraft
787- favorite aircraft to operate
747/A380- most memorable flights
UA/CO- airline I grew up with, my parents work for, and who I want to fly for
Corvettes
Houston Texans
Anaheim Ducks
University of Houston
And of course Boeing and chicks!   



Go coogs! \n//
User currently onlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1030 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 911 times:

Douglas / McDonnell-Douglas airliners
CLT, my hometown airport when I was a kid


User currently offlineBurchfiel From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 369 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 879 times:

UA (Battleship grey livery especially, it's what I grew up with)
IAD (hometown airport), DEN (good memories from family trips), and NRT
744
Nintendo


User currently onlineMesaFlyGuy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 3125 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 872 times:
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ISP-original home airport
MYR/CHS-frequently used new home airports
B6-favorite airline
US Airways-second favorite and second-most frequently flown. Plus they take a lot of crap even though I've had far worse experiences on other airlines.
E-190- favorite aircraft
CLT-Favorite place to connect.

[Edited 2014-06-25 20:45:08]


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User currently offlinejetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2797 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 845 times:
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BDL-Home airport

MSP-Something like 60% of my flights either start or end at MSP.

BOS-Actually hate the airport itself. But that's where the bug bit me. Smile every time I see it.

DL-Folks are Diamond and Gold. Overwhelming majority of my flying is on DL. Usually around 90% in any given year. I was a NW fanboy, but have gotten over the merger and DL is king.

777-Just a stunner of an aircraft in my opinion. No flights thus far, but hope to in the near future.

Cessna 172-Strange as it is so common. But I just love that airplane. Got my license in it, getting my instrument in it now. Just a great aircraft to fly IMO. How much do I love it? I named my dog Cessna.
Pat



You push down on that yoke, the houses get bigger, you pull back on the yoke, the houses get bigger- Ken Foltz
User currently offlineCoal From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2046 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 818 times:

77W
SIN
SQ

Cheers
Coal



Nxt Flts: VA SYD-CBR-SYD | QF SYD-DFW | AA DFW-TLH-MIA-DFW | QF DFW-SYD
User currently offlinen729pa From UK - England, joined Jan 2011, 413 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 784 times:

LHR (home airport)
LHR or SYD (favourite airport)
QF (favourite airline to fly)
A380 (favourite aircraft to fly)

Never happier when flying LHR-SYD on a Qantas A380 you could say!
....probably not to far from the truth either!


User currently offlineMcLarenF1 From Canada, joined Jun 2014, 21 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 772 times:

Im a huge fan of boeing due to their (McDonnell Douglas) involvement in military aviation. Of course now I'm more interested in civil aviation but a while back, all the aircraft I knew were military aircraft.

User currently offlinedfwjim1 From United States of America, joined Sep 2011, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 758 times:
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SFO

DFW

MIA

FLL

AUS


User currently offlineairlinespotter From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 162 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 719 times:

CLT- My favorite airport.
USAirways- My favorite airline, love everything about it.
Southwest- Second favorite.
A330 and 757 are the best.

[Edited 2014-06-27 06:24:41]

User currently offlineAirstud From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2667 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 664 times:

maniacally complicated rail systems


Pancakes are delicious.
User currently offlineaerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7188 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 662 times:

- Genuine Premium Economy. Not Space plus. Esp TK,CX
- 4 abreast J Class. Doesn't matter the SQ or NZ or CX or BA style. 2-3-2 doesn't cut it any more
- NH longhaul 787. The first but still the best version. NH in general is the best airline in the world for Y class that I have experienced.
- Any airline that isn't QR/EK/EY affiliated.
- Star Alliance. Too many carriers probably - but I have flown many of the airlines in the Alliance and I do like the accessibility of perks around the world.. Still need SK/TP/A3/TG/LO/OZ to complete the set.
- MDD/Douglas. I just go mad for them when I see them.


User currently offlineRyanairGuru From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 5574 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 648 times:

Qantas
Emirates
US Airways
Continental Airlines



Worked Hard, Flew Right
User currently offlinedeltaguy767 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 663 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 630 times:

Airline: DL
Airport: BDL: hometown airport growing up, living in NYC it's impossible to be a JFK/LGA 'fanboy'
Airframe OEM: Boeing/McDonnell Douglas
Commercial A/C Long-Haul: B767-400ER: know this a/c has gotten a bad rap on the site, but B777 like experience with 2-3-2 config in Y, tough to beat
Commercial A/C Medium-Haul: B757-200: true workhorse, love the t/o when she's lightly loaded in the winter
Commercial A/C Short-Haul: MD-88/MD-90: 3-2 seating, rear mounted engines, solid Y experience
Personal A/C: Pilatus PC-12: My dream personal a/c, would settle for a Mooney or Cirrus   



A Good Landing is one you walk away from!
User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19698 posts, RR: 58
Reply 15, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 614 times:

I don't do fanboyism and I don't do loyalty to commercial enterprises other than my own employer. Although the 744 is my favorite plane just because it's so darned gorgeous.

Lately, I've been happy with:
-Airbus
-DL
-DTW

As in all of these things have been doing well (Airbus has been doing well with their A350 program as far as running it [mostly] on schedule, DL has been doing a great job at being an airline, and DTW went from an armpit to a world-class airport).

When they all start to go pear-shaped, I'll no longer be a fan.


User currently offlinealoges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8707 posts, RR: 42
Reply 16, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 604 times:

Nothing except good service, because

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 15):
I don't do fanboyism

either. I simply love to travel, make it pleasant for me and I'll become a fan - but not a "fanboy".

Quoting Airstud (Reply 11):
maniacally complicated rail systems

You should visit Germany some time. The "fun" starts right when you try to find the right ticket.



Walk together, talk together all ye peoples of the earth. Then, and only then, shall ye have peace.
User currently offlineskiaplg From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2012, 76 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (2 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 594 times:

Although I don't have favorites in particular, there are some places/airlines where I get a warm feeling.

BOS - the airport of the city I grew up in
EDI - where I live (for another month).
AA - the airline that I traveled most with in my childhood.


User currently offlineFallap From Denmark, joined Jan 2009, 323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (2 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 526 times:

KLM
CPH airport (A lot of childhood memories from that place)
BAe146 / Avro RJ
HEL airport
Pasta serves onboard


User currently offlineSUPER63DL From United States of America, joined Apr 2013, 19 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (2 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 413 times:

LAX, considered home airport, Love it on departures, Hate it on arrivals.
HNL,Love Hawaii
LIH,LOVE Kauai
ORD
TLV/LLBG
  


User currently offlinehoons90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 3015 posts, RR: 52
Reply 20, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 387 times:
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American Airlines
ICN
A330



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User currently offlinebunumuring From Australia, joined Jan 2014, 827 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 384 times:
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My hometown airport: Sydney
fav airport for photography|: Christchurch and Narita (and Leuchars for military)
Fav airline - existing: Qantas, with a special mention to Emirates
Fav airline - nonexistent: Ansett
Fav planes: VC-10, Concorde, 757, 146, 737
fav military planes: BAE Hawk, YF-23
fav airport hotel: Rydges Melbourne Airport plus the one at Gatwick I can never the name of..

Yeah, I'm a fanboy of all the above. What am I MOST fanatical about from the above list? The mighty VC-10!

Other things I am a fanboy about ... .? Don't get me started... Lol.

Cheers,
Bunumuring.



I just wanna live while I'm alive!
User currently onlineLPDAL From United States of America, joined Mar 2012, 678 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 384 times:
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I'm a fanboy of aviation, and anything to do with aircraft.   If I was a fanboy to any one airport, airline, alliance, or cabin I would be mighty bored.

I will say, however, that I make any effort possible to fly up front. Even if "upfront" is something like Big Front Seat on NK, or Even More Space on B6. Even F class prices on US Legacies seem to be dropping, for example, FLL-ATL-BOS-ATL-FLL on the same day can be had for as little as $483 in Delta First Class on certain Tuesdays.



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User currently offlineYVRLTN From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 2461 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 371 times:

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 15):
I don't do fanboyism

Not when it comes to aviation, I love all aspects of it.

I do however have a strong interest and support growth at my local airport and home for the last 9 years YVR. Also my old hometown airport LTN.

I am a big fan of bizjets, especially exotically registered ones and ones with Spey's or turbojets!

No favorite airline or aircraft manufacturer, though as a resident Canadian I wish to see Bombardier do well.

When it comes to sport however, absolutely - West Ham United and Vancouver Canucks. And I will always support the England football team for some reason... and of course Canada when we play hockey.

Ford trucks.... dont argue about GM or Dodge. Had some guy on about the merits of a Nissan Titan the other day!!

Then of course there are The Beatles. And Katy Perry (ok, jks... as long as she doesnt sing or talk). I would also say I am a fan of Jennifer Aniston and Shania Twain.



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User currently offlinebunumuring From Australia, joined Jan 2014, 827 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 364 times:
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When bleed, I bleed maroon blood...



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User currently offlinemacc From Austria, joined Nov 2004, 1042 posts, RR: 3
Reply 25, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 359 times:

Planes in general.

i do have my favs to fly of course, which are 747s, 330s, CRJ7/9s, DC -3s, and oh well, all the other cool stuff in the air,...



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User currently offlineCXB77L From Australia, joined Feb 2009, 2613 posts, RR: 5
Reply 26, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 327 times:
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Quoting IAHflyer97 (Thread starter):
What are your favorite things when flying (and my list doesn't have to limit your ideas)

HKG - favourite airport.
YVR - favourite city
Boeing 777 - favourite aircraft
Cathay Pacific - favourite airline

These are a few of my favourite things ...



Boeing 777 fanboy
User currently offlinectnyc12 From United States of America, joined Jun 2014, 18 posts, RR: 0
Reply 27, posted (2 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 307 times:

Favorite Airline: United/British Airways
Favorite Airport: DEN
Widebody: Boeing 747
Narrowbody: Boeing 757/Embraer 175


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