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Whats The Best Part Of Aviation?  
User currently offlinePlanespotterx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3374 times:

So what aspect of aviation do you like the most?, is it the big heavies departing from LHR or any international airport, the fact that you can be so close and be a part of history witnessing these machines come and go, or is it just the sheer thrill of seeing something new you havent seen before.
For me the best part of aviation is going somewhere new and seeing something, wether its a airline or aircraft or even a airport that ive never seen before, also meeting up with a few A.net members is cool too, although I rarely know if someone is from this site or not.

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User currently offlineJkw777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3364 times:

The best part of aviation is when people post in the correct forums...  Smile

In all seriousness... For me it is the actual stepping on the aircraft and flying to a different part of the world. Preferably long-haul over to the US.

Cheers,
Justin  Smile


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3351 times:

Well, dunno about the best part about aviation, but the best part about flying is being able to leave the planet for a while...

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3345 times:

Flying solo in the middle of nowhere;

It's the ultimate in personal accountability, and it's great for just 'thinking' without much distraction.


User currently offlineNYCFlyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 1387 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3333 times:

the feeling of excitement and knowing you're going somewhere else. the excitement of seeing planes going to destinations all over the country/world

User currently offlineSaintsman From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 2065 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3324 times:

The best part of aviation is working on an aircraft and then watching it take off knowing that you were responsible for it. Even better on helicopters as it just hovers a few feet in front of you. Then you realise that all the weight in front of you is just held up by air. Amazing.

I've flow airliners, helicopters and little Cessnas, but the best thrill of all was when I used to fly hang gliders. The feeling I got when I used to land on the exact spot I chose (down to the inch) after a long flight was fantastic, there's nothing like it.


User currently offlineArmitageShanks From UK - England, joined Dec 2003, 3625 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3306 times:

Probably the flying part.

User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3303 times:

Whats The Best Part Of Aviation?

When sick heads don't turn up at airports. That or a free onboard bar service.



One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineCougaraviator From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 349 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3285 times:

Best part of aviation:

The journey from Kitty Hawk to the A380/777/747 etc.

The thrill of takeoffs and landings

The thrill kids get when they see airplanes....



Failure is not an option.....
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 9, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3266 times:

Everything.
Everyday something Happens.
Interesting.
regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 10, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3252 times:

the welcome feeling to board an airplane!


Airliners.net of the Future
User currently offlineLHB727230Adv From Germany, joined Mar 2005, 255 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3245 times:

The sound of revving up engines on takeoff!  hyper 

Cheers,
Alex  bigthumbsup 


User currently offlineSunking737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2045 posts, RR: 8
Reply 12, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 3239 times:

Just being around the airports and the airplanes.

The smell of jet exhaust

All the people you can meet from around the world.



Just an MSPAVGEEK
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