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A380 At LIS Now!  
User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2899 posts, RR: 3
Posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 6546 times:

Shock surprise!!! The A380 just passed in front of my office landing at LIS! Cool. It touches down as I write, so spotters get your gear ready! It landed at 03.

Edit: this must be the A380's first visit to LIS I suppose.

[Edited 2007-03-26 18:52:25]


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User currently offlineCV580Freak From Bahrain, joined Jul 2005, 1033 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 6512 times:

That was a TAP A300, you have your binoculors back to front  Smile


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User currently offlineZamith From Portugal, joined Mar 2007, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6356 times:

Hi, I saw it too, on final to 03! Absolutely massive!!!!! Great plane...
What was it doing here? I know that LIS is not ready to receive it butmaybe some TAP interest??

Regards


User currently offlineWINGS From Portugal, joined May 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 68
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6297 times:

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Thread starter):
Shock surprise!!! The A380 just passed in front of my office landing at LIS! Cool. It touches down as I write, so spotters get your gear ready! It landed at 03.

Edit: this must be the A380's first visit to LIS I suppose.

I was going to ask you what the ____ have you been drinking? But it is true.

I can hardly believe it that the A380 made a quick visit to Lisbon.

Regards,
Wings



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User currently offlineTommyBP251b From Germany, joined Apr 2006, 460 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6207 times:

Quoting CV580Freak (Reply 1):
That was a TAP A300, you have your binoculors back to front Smile

Okay, lets make something clear.

An A380 has 4 engines and is very big.

An A300 has 2 engines and its new for me that TP has those birds.

An A310 has 2 engines and is smaller than an A310. TP has them.

An A340 is little larger than A300 and has 4 engines, in professional circles the engines are called Hairdryers.

An A330 is the same size like A340, but it has just 2 engines.

So what did you see?

Did it have 2 engines?

a) YES ---> So it is a A310 or A330


If it was big, I suppose, its a A330. If it was smaller, it was an A310.


b) NO ---> so it's a A340

Does it look like a whale? and has blue colours?

Then its the lovely A380 Smile

So guys, don't feel offended now. I just was kidding a little bit. Enjoy the sight of this beautiful plane!

Another question:

Will A380 fly to BUD too one day?

Best Regards. Tom



Tom from Cologne
User currently offlineCV580Freak From Bahrain, joined Jul 2005, 1033 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 6157 times:

Tommy, I told you not to stop taking the humour tablets  Smile


One day you are the pigeon, the next the statue ...
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 6, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 5917 times:

http://s177.photobucket.com/albums/w233/pugfreak/?action=view¤t=a380.flv


Whatever
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 7, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 5860 times:



A friend of mine told me that F-WWEA was doing some tests at the FIR of FTM VOR and ATC asked if they could do a low-pass over LIS. They said ok but after the tests. Cool isn'it?



Whatever
User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2899 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 5749 times:

Quoting Zamith (Reply 2):
Hi, I saw it too, on final to 03! Absolutely massive!!!!! Great plane

Hi there, welcome to a.net! Well I'm glad I wasn't the only one who saw it. Must have been impressive there at the runway. First time I saw an A380!



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User currently offlineJAL777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 5683 times:

Quoting Zamith (Reply 2):
butmaybe some TAP interest??

Hourly LIS-OPO?? Big grin


User currently offlineEWS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 5670 times:

Nope i still think thats a A300!  rotf 

Lew


User currently offlineZamith From Portugal, joined Mar 2007, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 5476 times:

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 8):

Thanks a lot! It was also my first time, whatever people say it's a very impressive plane.


User currently offlineMBJ2000 From Germany, joined Dec 2005, 426 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 5333 times:

Quoting Alphafloor (Reply 7):

Thanks for posting the video!
Did you see the wing-waiving at the end of the pass by? Was that a test or some sort of salute to the ground control?



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User currently offlineScouseflyer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2006, 3390 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 5327 times:

How many A380s are there out and about at the moment - is it all 4 of the test birds?

User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 14, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 5277 times:

Quoting MBJ2000 (Reply 12):
Did you see the wing-waiving at the end of the pass by? Was that a test or some sort of salute to the ground control?

The test were finished by the time the A380 passed over LIS, so yes, this was a salute to all the people watching, nice !



Whatever
User currently offlineNorcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1447 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 4421 times:

Quoting TommyBP251b (Reply 4):
in professional circles the engines are called Hairdryers.

 rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 

Or as my friend Jacobin777 calls them, 'pee wees'.



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User currently offlineChuchoteur From France, joined Sep 2006, 764 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 4042 times:

Quoting Scouseflyer (Reply 13):
How many A380s are there out and about at the moment - is it all 4 of the test birds?

... All 4 of the test aircraft.

MSN 0007 primarily doing the pax carrying thing (as it has the 3 class layout cabin).

They have been periodically turning up at other airports unannounced, primarily due to availability constraints at TLS, Istres and their favoured runways.

They go to Pau, Carcassonne, Tarbes, and have been spotted as far afield as Ireland and now Portugal.
(guess those guys have fun!)


User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3899 times:

9 A380ies has flown so far, so Portugal is country #20 to be graced with a visit of the Whalejet?

User currently offlineComanche From Portugal, joined Feb 2005, 11 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3474 times:

Cool video, thanks Alphafloor ! I hope the 380 makes an appearance at Oshkosh this year.

User currently offlineRara From Germany, joined Jan 2007, 2089 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3238 times:

Quoting MBJ2000 (Reply 12):
Did you see the wing-waiving at the end of the pass by? Was that a test or some sort of salute to the ground control?

Almost certainly, that was a greeting to people on the ground.



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User currently offlinePipoA380 From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 1594 posts, RR: 50
Reply 20, posted (7 years 5 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2609 times:
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Quoting TommyBP251b (Reply 4):
An A310 has 2 engines and is smaller than an A310. TP has them.

Whos' the one who's been drinking here? An A310 smaller than an A310?  bigthumbsup 



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