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User currently offlineAzmi From Lebanon, joined Nov 2003, 111 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 5043 times:

According to my calculations,the A340-600 is the longest aircraft with a length of 75.3m beating the 777-300 (73.86m) and the proposed A380-800 (73m).The 747-400 is fourth with a length of 70.67m.


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User currently offlineVSGirl From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4964 times:

I know the Airbus A346 is the longest at the moment. Virgin Atlantic cabin crew always say they like serving on her, it keeps them fit with all the walking...

Kimberly  Smile


User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4879 times:

You are both wrong. The longest one ever was the HK-1 Flying Boat aka Spruce Goose, which had a total lenght of 150 meters. Big grin

User currently offlineBA1978 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4786 times:

Fritzi, you need to check your figures, the Spruce Goose is about 66.75 metres in length, shorter than all of those aircraft mentioned!

http://www.sprucegoose.org/Specification.htm



There are other ways and there's British Airways
User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4671 times:

BA1978,

Then it was my source that was wrong. It was listed as 150 meters.

http://www.cashassociates.com/special.htm


User currently offlineGodbless From Sweden, joined Apr 2000, 2753 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4609 times:

Is the cabin of the A340-600 also longer that the one of the 777-300?
I have no clue how much space is lost for other parts of the cabin aside from the space used for passengers (cockpit, etc.)

Max


User currently offlineBuslover From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4548 times:

Yes the A346 is so long, that when ...
- the sun is rising in the front it's still dark in the rear
- the plane flies a turn, passengers in a rear window seat can look into the cockpit from the outside

it is not true though that
- there are two arrival times for forward and rear cabin
- the captain gets roller blades for his "walk around"

Have a good one

buslover



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User currently offlineOD720 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2003, 1925 posts, RR: 32
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4535 times:

If MD were still making planes this day, they would have had the longest one for sure. They were masters of stretch, with almost every jet they built.

User currently offlineMEA310 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2002, 660 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4425 times:

Buslover

The 2 facts that you mentioned about the sun rising & the turn thing made me  Nuts Could you explain it to me please?

MEA310



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User currently offlineRw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1077 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4367 times:

Fritzi

Any site that converts 150 m to 320ft has a serious credibility problem

rw774477


User currently offlineRw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1077 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4323 times:

Fritzi

Any site that converts 150 m to 320ft has a serious credibility problem

rw774477


User currently offlineVimanav From India, joined Jul 2003, 1524 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4155 times:

I have actually heard from friends who are crew on B757-300 that fish-tailing is a common problem on this aircraft type. Considering the length of the A340-600 and its slim cross section compared to other wide-bodies (777 / 747), I would imagine this to be a problem with this aircraft as well. Any comments?

rgds//Vimanav



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User currently offlineTristarenvy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2265 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4112 times:

OD720 beat me to the punch, but you know that the fine folks at Douglas would have stretched the DC-10 , and MD-11 thru a time zone, if possible!




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User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4091 times:

RW774477,

Get off my back! I didnt look how god damn long the plane was in feet!


User currently offlineFSPilot747 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 3599 posts, RR: 12
Reply 14, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4012 times:

MEA310, those were jokes.



FSP


User currently offlineKEESJE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 3947 times:

Fritzi,

I think we have to get a new thread on how it could happen that you didn't notice the lenght in feet, why you didn't double check your reply & if this did happen in the past & probably will happen in the future & how to prevent his.

I think we have to open a thread on this with everybody having the chance to give his/her opinion on this matter.

 Acting devilish

Back to the subject ;

As everybody knows lenght is not the most important thing.


User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3754 times:

LOL KEESJE!  Laugh out loud

Should I start it or do you want the pleasure?


User currently offlineBA1978 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3657 times:

Fritzi, I'm gonna defend you and say it takes a real man to admit his mistakes.


There are other ways and there's British Airways
User currently offlineThrust From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 2691 posts, RR: 10
Reply 18, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3564 times:

Get the hell off Fritzi's back, Rw77447! I have made the same mistakes misreading lengths for an aircraft many times, and that doesn't make me an idiot. This is my comment to you: Either you should learn how to have a goddamn discussion in this forum or you should get the hell off of it! Pissed


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User currently offlinePrebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6546 posts, RR: 54
Reply 19, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3531 times:

LZ-129 Hindenburg

Length 803.8 ft. / 244.3m

That's well over three times a 346.

Diameter = 135.1 ft. / 41m or roughly the same as the wing span of a B757.



Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm
User currently offlinePrebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6546 posts, RR: 54
Reply 20, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3475 times:

Easy, easy, dear Thrust. If Fritzi doesn't get his daily quota of friendly bullying on this forum, then he won't feel well.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

And Fritzi deserves to feel well.



Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm
User currently offlineA340pilot From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 576 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3435 times:

Rw77447: You give me proof that there are no mathematical mistakes or any kind of errors by anybody on this forum and I will back you up, But clearly that link that Fritzi put up on here did say.......
..........via barge, to a static display within the Dome. The Spruce Goose has a gross weight of 136,000 Kg (150 tons), a total height of 24 meters (79 feet), a total length of 150 meters (320 feet), and a wing span just over the length of one football field..... So it was not him that made the mistake, it was the website, and we are told to back up our posts with a link or source and he did just that!

A340pilot



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User currently offlineTomFoolery From Austria, joined Jan 2004, 529 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3392 times:

Was the spruce Goose even a passenger aircraft? I always thought it was cargo or undecided. For what it's worth, An 225 is 84 m. but not a pax A/C



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User currently offlineAreopagus From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1374 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days ago) and read 3269 times:

Preben, so what was the Hindenburg's MTOW?


User currently offline777UALSFO From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 3170 times:

Why is the Spruce Goose no longer in Long Beach? Anyone know?

25 Boeingman : if u wanna know what the longest pasenger airplane is then its the A340-600, otherwise i think its the anotov 242russlan.
26 Post contains images Thrust : Thanks for calming me down a bit (after a few hours) , Prebennorholm, quite amusing, your last remark. I'd like to personally apologize to Rw77447. I
27 Thrust : The A340-600 better enjoy the time that is given to it throughout this years to be the longest. The Airbus A380 will assume that role in 5 years or so
28 Post contains images SafetyDude : The slogan "Mine's Bigger Than Yours" is on a VS 346. And yes, cabin crews on VS do you like to announce the fact...Perhaps helping people realize why
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