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Short Haul Plane Tournament Final: 727 Vs. A319  
User currently offlineRootsAir From Costa Rica, joined Feb 2005, 4186 posts, RR: 40
Posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3574 times:

The results for the semi finals were as follows

727 beats DC9 6-3

A319 beats E170 9-0 !!!


So here goes the final

Boeing 727 vs the A 319...this is NOT to turn into an A vs B thread

my vote goes to the

727

[Edited 2005-04-06 12:11:16]


A man without the knowledge of his past history,culture and origins is like a tree without roots
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User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3568 times:

319. Wider cabin. Quiteer.


cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7642 posts, RR: 35
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3566 times:

A319 for me.

cheers,
Patrick



A Grumpy German Is A Sauerkraut
User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3561 times:
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B727, good old classic jet  Smile

User currently offlineSDLSimme From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3558 times:

727

Nothing beats a tri-jet...



A319, A320, A321, A332, A333, RJ85, B733, B734, B735, B736, B73G, B738, B743, B744, B752, B762, B763, B764, B772, CRJ200
User currently offlineCumulonimbus From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3544 times:

B727- Who needs to be efficent when you have SPEEEEEEEEEEEEEED!!!!

 Smile)

Mike


User currently offlineAT502B From South Africa, joined Dec 2004, 347 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3543 times:

B727-fast and good looking Big grin


I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning.
User currently offlineDan2002 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 2055 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3531 times:

727-More rugged than A319, IMO.

http://www.airdisaster.com/user-uploads/727Jatotakeoff.jpg


-Dan



A guy asks 'What's Punk?'. I kick over a trash can and its punk. He knocks over a trash can and its trendy.
User currently offlineAeroVodochody From Czech Republic, joined Feb 2005, 540 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3524 times:

the A319 is good, but the 727 is so much better Big grin

727



Try not to be jealous, we can't all be Czech.
User currently offlineFutureUALpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2602 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3517 times:

I have to say 727 as well. I enjoyed my A319 flights but the 727 will always hold a special place in my heart. I think the 727 did more for short-medium haul aircraft as well.


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User currently offlineLeskova From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 6075 posts, RR: 70
Reply 10, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3511 times:

Clearly the A319 - the B727 is too uncomfortable, too loud, burns too much fuel and pollutes the air far too much: it's going the way of the dodo.

Regards,
Frank



Smile - it confuses people!
User currently offlineVS74741R From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 272 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3466 times:

As much as I love Boeing, Im going to have to say the A319.


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I think it looks cute in U2 colours. smile 



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User currently offlineElcableguy77 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 523 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 3459 times:

My vote goes to the good ol' 727.

-Gavin



Former ZW F/A | "Wisconsin 72A, contact departure, see ya."
User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 3456 times:

Well, I'm not going to 'officially vote'

I love the 727 for the memories, but I just wouldn't feel right putting the wife and kids on a commercial version in this day and age.

I like the 319 because of all the 'right' reasons (Efficency, noise, comfort) plus it hasn't had the wear and tear that most 72's have had.


User currently offline9V-SVC From Singapore, joined Oct 2001, 1797 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3451 times:

I love the 727 but 319 gets my vote mainly because she is a new aircraft, wider and quieter cabin and more reliable then 727.


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User currently offlinePDXtriple7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 695 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3450 times:

727 for me. Looks much more unique.

User currently offlineKaran69 From India, joined Oct 2004, 2887 posts, RR: 18
Reply 16, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3438 times:

A319 for me, i just like the winglets on it

User currently offlineRootsAir From Costa Rica, joined Feb 2005, 4186 posts, RR: 40
Reply 17, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3437 times:

The vote ends on Monday April 11th at 9pm CET

so far


727 is ahead with 10 votes against 5 for the A 319



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User currently offlineLHB727230Adv From Germany, joined Mar 2005, 255 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 3433 times:

727-perfect combination of fuselage, wings and engines, looks especially good with winglets!!


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Cheers,
Alex  bigthumbsup 


User currently offlineLindy Field From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 3116 posts, RR: 14
Reply 19, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3434 times:
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Any aircraft would beat the A319, the most obnoxiously dull plane flying. Add another vote to the 727!

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