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Airbus: Is Someone Ripping Off Their Name? (photo)  
User currently offlineSimProgrammer From France, joined Aug 2004, 192 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 7205 times:

I wonder what our friends in Toulouse would make of this?

http://www.justwillsplc.net/airbus.jpg

Dominican Republic vehicle airconditioning.


Drive a bus, an Airbus, easier than a London bus!
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User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 7143 times:

Quoting SimProgrammer (Thread starter):
I wonder what our friends in Toulouse would make of this?

And this....

http://www.britishmodelbuses.com/Rea...yale_Airbus%20N118%20UHP_Large.jpg

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineGSM763 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 7034 times:

As far as I know there are dozens of "air buses" worldwide there is certainly one in Edinburgh as well.

User currently offlineNoelg From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6990 times:

We have the "Airbus 757" to EMA......  Smile

User currently offlineCharlipr From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2005, 340 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6990 times:

Quoting B742 (Reply 1):
And this....

http://www.britishmodelbuses.com/Rea...yale_Airbus%20N118%20UHP_Large.jpg

Rob!

The funny thing is that the picture on the Airbus in that link is a VS B747 and not a VS A346. I guess no one but an aviation enthusiast would notice.


User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2671 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 6680 times:

When I saw the thread title, the first thing I thought of was the bus service to/from LHR.

User currently offlineCmk10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 6639 times:

The University of Michigan provides a discount bus ride to the airport for its students during holidays called the Airbus. It appears this is a worldwide pandemic that must be stopped before it's too late!


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User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 6621 times:

There is a great picture floating around of the prototype 747SR (intended for Japanese domestic markets).

Flying over Mt. Saint Helens prior to May, 1980 (and the subsequent eruption that took off 2000 feet of the mountain) is the 747SR with the titles "Super AirBus".

Certainly a picture that could NEVER be duplicated today!!



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User currently offlineRydawg82 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 858 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 6286 times:

Pretty common I'd say:



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User currently offlinePDXflyer31 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 6260 times:

The funny thing is that "Airbus" used to be a generic name referring to all wide-body aircraft when they were first being developed and produced in the late 1960's/early 1970s. These were of course the B747, the DC-10, and the L-1011, and the actual Airbus A300/B2B4.

When these manufacturers were competing for orders from airlines the process was widely called the "airbus sweepstakes" and other such names.


User currently offlinePDXflyer31 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 6249 times:

Oh and to add to my last post when I was growing up in Russia in the 80's they would call any Soviet-made long range airliner an "aerobus," which is the russian version of the "airbus" name. It was a common nickname for Il-62's and Il-86's and I remember my parents telling me about these "aerobuses" when I would fly on them.

User currently offline777DadandJr From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1516 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 5351 times:

Gee, I'm glad I read through all the posts. When I saw the first pic I though for sure it was the first image of the "redesigned" A350.  rotfl 

Russ



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User currently offlineByronsterk From Netherlands, joined Jul 2005, 155 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 5246 times:

It simply means a bus has air conditioning Smile


Helicopters can't fly, there just so ugly the earth repells them...
User currently offlineMERLIN From India, joined Mar 2006, 70 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2810 times:

oh boy a very common site in india to, a lot of em goin on cabs and trucks..take it ne way u want..its funny,its shockin,its AIRBUS.


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