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Long Haul Plane Tournament:1/4 Finals  
User currently offlineRootsAir From Costa Rica, joined Feb 2005, 4186 posts, RR: 40
Posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3506 times:

The first round of the long haul plane tournament is finally over. Thanks for the many people who participated. We have a winner for each fixture except for the 767-300 - L1011 . Since there was a perfect draw 10-10 I drew one of the names out of a hat ! The one that was first drawn out 3 times won it. Too bad...my beloved 767-300 was only drawn once. Thus the L1011 wins by draw. Lets hope it wins more loyally next time

Here are all the results of the fixtures
a)A346 beats A345 12-8
b)MD11 beats A300 22-0 !!!!!!!!
c)Concorde beats TU144 21-1!
d)A330 beats DC-10 12-7
e)744 beats 742 21-1!
f)772beats773 12-10!
g)763-L1011 10-10 L1011 wins by draw
h)343beats707 12-10

AFTER A SECOND DRAW HERE GO THE FIXTURES FOR THE QUARTER FINALS

L1011 vs A330

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747-400 vs A340-300

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777-200 vs Concorde

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A340-600 vs MD11


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voting goes till Sunday 10pm CET

[Edited 2005-05-10 21:06:11]


A man without the knowledge of his past history,culture and origins is like a tree without roots
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User currently offlineRootsAir From Costa Rica, joined Feb 2005, 4186 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3499 times:

My votes

a)A330 all the way

b)747-400...... nothing to say there !

c)777-200 .....more accessible and successful plane

d)MD 11 ......esthetically the most beautiful plane around



A man without the knowledge of his past history,culture and origins is like a tree without roots
User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7642 posts, RR: 35
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3494 times:

Oh, boy this is gonna get tough!

-L1011
-A343
-Concorde
-MD11



A Grumpy German Is A Sauerkraut
User currently offlineWestjet_8 From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 451 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3494 times:

a) A330
b) 747-400
c) Concorde (how could you choose anything else?)
d)MD11



Canadian. RIP 1999
User currently offlineExFATboy From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2974 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3490 times:

L-1011
747-400
Concorde
A340-600


User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3484 times:

My votes

A - L1011 Tristar

B - 747-400

C - Concorde

D - MD 11

Rob!


User currently offlineTockeyhockey From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 950 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3474 times:

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
L1011 vs A330
747-400 vs A340-300
777-200 vs Concorde
A340-600 vs MD11

A330 -- never liked three holers
747 -- this is a no contest
Concorde -- toughest match up. love the 777, but the concorde is the most amazing technical acheivement other than the moon shot
A340 -- never thought it would be a bigger success than the MD11, but it has been.


User currently offlineIADBGO From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 206 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3468 times:

My votes

a)A330
b)747-400
c)777-200
d)MD 11


User currently offlineMischadee From Sweden, joined Apr 2004, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3466 times:

And now the votes from Sweden  Wink Well one swede anyway.

a)A330
b)747-400
c)777-200
d)A340-600

Mischa.



ARNiboy
User currently offlineBritPilot777 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1075 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3464 times:

Here's my votes!

A) L1011
B) 747-400
C) Concorde
D) MD-11

Moheet  hyper 

[Edited 2005-05-11 00:02:15]


Forever Flight
User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7642 posts, RR: 35
Reply 10, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3461 times:

Looks like I'm the only one who's gonna be voting for the A343 over the B744...  cry 


A Grumpy German Is A Sauerkraut
User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3460 times:

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
L1011 vs A330

A330

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
747-400 vs A340-300

A340-300

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
777-200 vs Concorde

Concorde

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
A340-600 vs MD11

A340-600

Patrick


User currently offlineAeroVodochody From Czech Republic, joined Feb 2005, 540 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 3447 times:

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
c)Concorde beats TU144 21-1!

 cry   cry   cry 
A330
747
777
A346



Try not to be jealous, we can't all be Czech.
User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3438 times:

1) - L-1011
2) - 747-400, no question
3) - (damn this one is hard....................) I'll have to reluctantly go with the 777 because it's more long haul than the Concorde.
4) - MD-11


User currently offlineJetBlueAtJFK From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 1687 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3437 times:

I wasn't in the original posts but if I can join in now my votes would be:
-A330
-747-400
-Concorde
-A346

 airplane jetBlueAtJFK airplane 



When You Know jetBlue, You Know Better
User currently offlineFlyMIA From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7149 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3434 times:

A330
747-400
777!!!
MD-11
Cant belive Concorde might win. 777 is a real long haul jet. Concorde is in its own league.



"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlinePDXtriple7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 695 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3429 times:

L1011
744
772
MD11


User currently offlineLHB727230Adv From Germany, joined Mar 2005, 255 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3426 times:

Oh no, the 767 didn't make it  cry  . Too bad.

Anyway, my votes:

1. A330 (second most beautiful plane only to the 727-200)

2. 747-400 (Tough one but I like the 744 flap system, overall the wing looks better)

3. 777-200 (Why is the Concorde here?? Concorde is not really a long-haul plane, she should be in the supersonic jet tournament!!)

4. Really tough one, but my vote goes to the MD-11.

Cheers,
Alex  bigthumbsup 


User currently offlineMD11junkie From Argentina, joined May 2005, 3148 posts, RR: 57
Reply 18, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3423 times:

A) A330. Though the L-1011 comes in real close.
B) 747-400
C) Concorde.
D) MD-11 ALL THE WAY!!! Big grin


Cheers wave 
Gastón - The MD-11 Junkie



There is no such thing as Boeing vs Airbus as the queen of the skies has three engines, winglets and the sweetest nose!
User currently offlineLehovec From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 296 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3421 times:

1) Tristar
2) 744
3) Concorde of course
4) A346


User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12114 posts, RR: 18
Reply 20, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3421 times:
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Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
L1011 vs A330

L1011, nothing like a classic three holder

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
747-400 vs A340-300

B744, the real queen of the skys

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
777-200 vs Concorde

Concorde

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
A340-600 vs MD11

MD11, nothing like a classic three holder


User currently offlineRootsAir From Costa Rica, joined Feb 2005, 4186 posts, RR: 40
Reply 21, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3414 times:

Quoting JetBlueAtJFK (Reply 14):
I wasn't in the original posts but if I can join in now my votes would be:

anyone is welcome to join whenever they want

As to the votes, here's the situation

L1011 - A330 >> 8-11

744-A343 >> 17-2 !!!!!

Concorde-772 >> 11-8

A346-MD11 >> 7-12

The 747-400 has largely confirmed its superiority to the A343-300. I would have never thought the fight would be as easy for the 744 who has two wheels into the semi finals.

For the rest, the fight is still pretty tough but not as tight as the preceding round. Anyone who hasn't voted yet is welcome to do so. Voting ends on sunday 9pm CET

Regards

BM

[Edited 2005-05-11 10:31:20]


A man without the knowledge of his past history,culture and origins is like a tree without roots
User currently offlineAndie007 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 867 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3402 times:

a) A330
b) 747
c) 772
d) 346
 Smile


User currently offlineL410Turbolet From Czech Republic, joined May 2004, 5697 posts, RR: 18
Reply 23, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3400 times:


330

747

Concorde

MD-11


User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 24, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3394 times:

L1011

744

772

346



cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
25 Cornish : 330 747 Concorde MD-11
26 Thaigold : My votes: L1011 747-400 777-200 MD11 (simply the best.....)
27 9V-SVC : My votes : A330 hands down 747-400 B777-200 MD-11
28 Amy : 1. A330 2. ARRRRRRRGH how can u make me choose between these two? 747-400 i suppose. 3. 777-200 4. A340-600
29 Post contains images DABZF : Count these as you want From appearance point of view: L1011 B744 Concorde MD11 From comfort of travel point of view: A330 A344 B772 A346 Kind of coun
30 Aviationmaster : A330 B744 Concorde MD-11
31 Lan_Fanatic : A330 747-400 777-200 MD-11
32 UA772IAD : L1011 (though the 330 does have nice wings, it's just not as original and classy as the L1011) 747-400 777-200 A340-600
33 Intothinair : Here are mine: A330 747-400 777-200 A346 Cheers, Konstantin G.
34 Doona : Let's see... a) A330 b) 747-400 c) Concorde d) A340-600 Cheers Mats
35 Gman94 : My picks are: A330 747 Concorde A340-600
36 Planetsurf : a) A330 b) 747-400 c) Concorde d) A340-600
37 Doona : Looks pretty even across the board...
38 Post contains images RootsAir : Here are the intermediate results: L1011-A330 >> 11-22 744-343 >>31-2 !!!!!!! Concorde-772>> 16-17 A346-MD11 >> 15-19 The A330 and especially the 747-
39 WorldXplorer : A330 - I dont know why, I just lobe A330's 744 - The 343's hairdryer engines lost my vote. 772 - Tough call though MD11 - 346 is too long for my taste
40 Crox1 : a) A330 b) 744 c) Concorde d) A346 Andy
41 VS747SPUR : a330 747-400 Concorde MD-11 VS747SPUR
42 Muddydwagon : L1011 747-400 777-200 MD-11
43 Doona : My clock reads 10:01 CET right now... where are U Roots? Cheers Mats
44 JMJAirways : A330 A340-300 777-200 A340-600
45 Visionfusion : L1011 - fond childhood memories on beewee that are now sadly scary when repeated decades later... A340-300 - feels better on take off, even though I k
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