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If You Could Take An Aircraft Part Home.  
User currently offlineJumboJim747 From Australia, joined Oct 2004, 2464 posts, RR: 45
Posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 4737 times:
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What part would you like to take home if airlines felt generous enough to let us help ourselves with retired aircraft.
I would like the the captains seat of a 777 but i may have a long wait ahead of me.
What is yours.?


On a wing and a prayer
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User currently offlinePipoA380 From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 1594 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 4736 times:
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The whole plane!

Well otherwise, just the cockpit, and I'll install Flight Sim on if so I can use a real cockpit. Should be a lot of fun  Wink



It's not about AIRBUS. it's not about BOEING. It's all about the beauty of FLYING.
User currently offlineN908AW From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 922 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 4726 times:

I'll take the Flight Attendant...  Smile


'Cause you're on ATA again, and on ATA, you're on vacation!
User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 30
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 4718 times:

The fan blade of a GE-90-115B.

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineKmh1956 From Bermuda, joined Jun 2005, 3324 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 4710 times:

Does the pilot count?


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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 30
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 4707 times:

Does the pilot count?

Why would you want some guy, when you could have any piece of the plane? Unless you want to... ugh, don't want to get into that.  crazy 

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 4678 times:

Quoting PipoA380 (Reply 1):
Well otherwise, just the pit, and I'll install Flight Sim on if so I can use a real pit. Should be a lot of fun

I have a friend that used to be a 738 capt that makes real size flightdecks of the plane you tell him, with real FMCs and sometimes even real aircraft parts.

Quoting Newark777 (Reply 5):
Unless you want to... ugh, don't want to get into that. crazy

LMAO Harry  silly 


User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8442 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 4674 times:
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Quoting PipoA380 (Reply 1):
just the cockpit

Like this one? Installed in a restaurant right under the approach on 03R at JNB!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/IMG_2317.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/IMG_2319.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/IMG_2318.jpg



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineSamair From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 210 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week ago) and read 4674 times:

erm I would take:
a wing (or 2)
A couple a doors..... Basically the whole plane but if I had to pick it would have to be the captains seat ,best seat on the plane!



the captain has now dimmed the lights for take off this is a routine procedure for flights during the hours of darkness!
User currently offlineIb16uk From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 90 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week ago) and read 4669 times:

Hi

IF I could have any part of a plane

I would want a Virgin Atlantic tail fin to hang on my wall -- granted i think it may be taller than my wall but would be great to have !!

Iain
Cabin Crew Wannabe


User currently offlineJeffry747 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 963 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 4663 times:

I would take home the entire Throttle console and hook it up to Flight Sim


C'mon Big B, FLY!
User currently offlineCMD777300ER From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4652 times:

An engine. Especially one of those JT8Ds or GE-90-115Bs.

However, I did find a gas cap and one of those nuts that are secured by a pin on runway 28R/10L at PIT.


User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4896 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 4650 times:

JT8Ds and a fully-loaded galley Big grin


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User currently offlineBoeingfan71 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 96 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 4647 times:

i think i would take the yoke and hook that up to flight simulator and then i would really be rolling but otherwise i would take front landing gear and have a courtyard so when everyone walks in they see a 747 front landing gear.
Cheers,
Drake F.


User currently offlineHorizonGirl From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 807 posts, RR: 16
Reply 14, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4636 times:

Ever since I have been interested in aviation, I wanted one thing.
A Q400 aileron!
Every birthday, Christmas, even Easter, that is wht I asked for.
Last Christmas, my dad asked me what I wanted.
Before I could say anything, he added " And you are not getting that aileron!"

In English class, I had a journal assignment where you
had to write about what item you wanted and how you would get it.
I did this HUGE report on how to get a Q400 aileron.
And as you can expect, no one knew what I was talking about.  silly 




Devon



Flying high on the Wings of the Great Northwest!
User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4633 times:

For me, it has to the entire upper deck of a 747, including the cockpit section. Some time ago, I was at Kingman airport in Arizona where they scrapped an ex-HP 742 and left the upper deck cabin (minus cockpit & floor) off in a private yard across the service road. From what I could gather then at the time, someone had purchase that section and was planning to use it as a carport. Since it was just a circular shell piece, the section was plenty tall & wide enough to park a mid-size vehicle inside it. I think that was, and still is, a novel idea. So if I had a piece of an airplane, let me have the 747's upper deck.  Wink Regards.


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User currently offlinePipoA380 From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 1594 posts, RR: 51
Reply 16, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4631 times:
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Quoting Andz (Reply 7):

Like this one? Installed in a restaurant right under the approach on 03R at JNB!

That's pretty much what I was thinkin about! I'd love to have that at home! Cheers, Philippe



It's not about AIRBUS. it's not about BOEING. It's all about the beauty of FLYING.
User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 17, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4622 times:

a BA First seat to lounge around in...


cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
User currently offlineVenus6971 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 1439 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4621 times:

The liqueur and drink cart


I would help you but it is not in the contract
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 19, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4617 times:

The nose section including the cockpit of a DC-10 or a 742.
If you ask me for just a little part, I'd take the artificial horizon.

Alphafloor



Whatever
User currently offlineFriendlySkies From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 4105 posts, RR: 5
Reply 20, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4613 times:

An engine...would make an excellent barbeque.  Wink

User currently offlineAlcregular From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (8 years 11 months 6 days ago) and read 4608 times:

A couple of first-class seats to take pride of place in my living room.

User currently offlineHighFlyer9790 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 1241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (8 years 11 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4599 times:

The cockpit hand down...then place some sony flat screen monitors in each window and hook it up to flight simulator. yeah other people have said it already and i think its pretty cool!

[Edited 2005-08-23 23:18:53]


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User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 9
Reply 23, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4562 times:


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First class seat from a United 777.



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User currently offlineGSPSPOT From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 3007 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (8 years 11 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4555 times:

To add to PanAm747, I'd love to collect 1 seat from various airlines' Biz or First class cabins....


Finally made it to an airline mecca!
25 Post contains images HAWK21M : VHF TxRx + Antenna. regds MEL
26 Airwest : The thrust reverser off a JT8D. The whole assembly. Zach
27 Broke : I have a prop blade from a L-188 Electra.
28 EGTESkyGod : I can't believe no-one has said this yet, but a Concorde nose cone or the plaques that welcome you on board that have the Concorde logo on them. Ideal
29 Efohdee : Hell yeah Virgin Atlantic!! I'd love to bring an engine home. Most airline size turbofans are just too big, unless you have a small warehouse. Give m
30 Post contains images TR763 : I'd get a cockpit, fit my computer screen in the windows of it, and play a little more realistic Flight Simulator! TR763
31 YoungFlyer : Well, I don't know if this has been mentioned in another thread but on Monday a show on discovery channel called monster house made an aviation home a
32 OPNLguy : I've got a set of 737-700 wingtips... Surplus sold to employees after we put blended winglets on...[Edited 2005-09-03 03:37:18]
33 Post contains images Efohdee : I have a taxi way light. The bulb is 220V. Maybe I could make it for 110V and plug it in for a lamp.
34 Aerlingus330 : There are women pilots. If I could take any part. It would be the Throttle Controls to hook up to my car...And maybe the light switches and yoke and
35 Transair737 : The tail - it would look so good in the back yard!
36 BR715-A1-30 : BR715 engine, and nacelle assembly... I'd also try and get a fuel tank and hook it up, so I can blow my neighbors away...
37 Post contains images BMIFlyer : A cute Female F/A Bye For Now Lee
38 Post contains images Broke : Well, I do have a blade from an Aero Products 606 propeller that was used on a Nordair L-188. The blade was slightly bent by taxiing the airplane into
39 CXA330300 : The tail. I'd then paint it white and have people sign it in different colours. End result would be nice to see.
40 Post contains images UAalltheway : I'm 100% with you on this one!!!
41 Jamesbuk : i would want the cockpit or an aircraft engine mostly the 777-200LR
42 TimePilot : A wing, or both 1 or all of the engines, preferably still in working condition ...I could fire 'em up if I'd had company
43 A330Fan : Yeah maybe a Rolls-Royce Trent 900.... and maybe some beers from the galley!!!
44 ReidYYZ : Not 1st, but a set of AC business class seats are sitting in a co-workers 'entertainment' room. Wired for sound, he just plugs in a headest and can w
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