Kilavoud From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 4 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4549 times:
Definitively the whole flight, when I am sitting next to valuable passengers, so nice and interesting that the time is flying supersonically. I was flying on Friday October 3rd with LH FRA-MAA next to a French couple so nice. I will tell you about it in my first flight trip coming soon.
Best regards. Kilavoud.
MaxedOut From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 32 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 4 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 4505 times:
When a group of mates and I were talking about this, we were all going on about our favourite parts being the increase in engine noise prior to take off, the take off itself, flying at high altitude and of course the landing.
But one of my friends, who hates flying but has to do it because of work commitments, when asked simply commented quietly 'Getting off!'.
SPLOBKrakow From Poland, joined Sep 2003, 105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 4429 times:
The best part is the landing. Especially when you hit a bit of turbulence. Getting under the cloud cover is my favorite. I love flying throught the clouds and then all of a sudden you can see the ground . Just breath taking!!!!
Copaair737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4369 times:
id have to agree with u guys B4real and i fly MCo, i like monkeying around on the ticketing websites for hours. i do also like the takeoffs. the whole roar and everything is a good experience, especially on a 343, 744, or DC10.
DeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4320 times:
I like TOD (Top of Descent) alot. I'll be dead asleep, and I'll hear those engines being pulled back, nose starting to go down,and I'll wake up and start seeing the ground get closer, knowing my destination is almost there (provided it's somewhere I wanna go lol). Also there's alot more manuevering too, seeing the wings work (good photos).
On the MD-88, I love how, when the engines are chopped, and they're getting on the localizer, you can hear the trim horns, and when they've retarded the throttles over the threshold, I can hear the CAWS GPWS sounds go...50...40...30...20...10. Can't hear that any other time.
Takeoff is of couse a big favorite too.....pushin the throttles forward, can't beat it.
Captain Moya From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4261 times:
I love the takeoff but I gotta say the approach and landing do it for me. I like watching the flaps being deployed - it gives you an idea of how big the wing really is. I like watching the spoilers pop up on landing and seeing the wings shake as the plane deccelerates - and feeling the deccelaration itself. But what I look forward to the most is the loud roar of the thrust reversers in action!
Airtangora From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 67 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4241 times:
1: Take off, specifically when you have a seat in front of the engines, just after they spool the engines you can hear the engines really groaning, not the roar, but the groan. The sound persists until the throttle back when aloft and the extra power is not needed. I presume the sound comes from the blades cutting through the air (am I right here?). Man, that sound is simply the best!
2: With a few drinks under my belt I just love coming in for a landing with a fair amount turbulence. I am relaxed enough to enjoy the bouncing around and watching all the heads and shoulders of the other PAX moving around in unison. Just too much fun!
A bad day on the road is better than a good day in the office.
Positive rate From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 2143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4199 times:
Takeoff and landing definitely. The approach phase is also great, especially if you're coming in to land at an airport with a scenic approach. Watching the flaps come out and the spoilers come up is great, and as you get closer to the ground you see the plane's shadow beneath you, just super
B747-4U3 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2002, 991 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (11 years 4 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4156 times:
I love the approach. It is wonderful being able to get a birds eye view of everything and being able to see a bit of the country before you get there.
For me, the best approach in the world is SFO. We came from London, UK, over wine country, and the GG Bridge, Alcatraz and the city of SFO, across to Oakland and then down past Foster city before touching down. It was fanatsic, I have a great picture somewhere.
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: When I buckle the seatbelt...oh god thats a rush.
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: Definately takeoff. There's not a better feeling than when the pilot pushes the throttle up and you sink into your seat. DC-10
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: 1. Flying. Just being up there, I can say I like it all...although I do have my favorites. I remember flying home from DAB this summer. I hadn't flown
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: I remember back when I was on an Airtours International A330 from MAN to SFB. We were approaching Canada and hit some really REALLY bad turbulence. My