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Much Smaller Than They Look!  
User currently offlineI-96 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1093 times:

Do you agree that most airliner planes look much, much, smaller than they do in pictures or in movies!!
espessically the 747-400!!

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User currently offlineTailscraper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1048 times:

Yes, I know what you mean. Walking around the ramp at RUH, a 747 don't look that big. One exception are the 777 engines. They look and feel just as big in real life.

User currently offlineILUV767 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3141 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (14 years 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1041 times:

Yep, I was on a 777 and when I left the plane, I had to walk from the back to the front, and it did not feel like it was a long plane. The 747 has the same feeling, but the 757 has always felt very long. Wonder why?

User currently offlineGreeneyes53787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 844 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 986 times:

Movie sets must have room for the camera so in the case of an aircraft interior- only part of it exists. The viewer is looking at the seats from a distance equal to being outside the craft. So we walk inside a real one and wonder where the rest of it is.

On the outside they seem huge when taxiing close but on the wash rack when I get real close they seem sort of small. I don't know why.

Greeneyes53787


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