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A Man In A 747 Suit?  
User currently offlineHmmmm... From Canada, joined May 1999, 2104 posts, RR: 5
Posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 762 times:

Here is a sight you don't see everyday. Remember the Patterson Bigfoot film shot in 1967? The famous 8mm footage of a hairy monster walking through a clearing in the woods. You thought that sight was rare. Take a look at this.


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So what do you think? Is it real, or is it a man in a 747 suit?




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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 697 times:

Good question!  

I'm going to have to say it real...

FLY777UAL


User currently offlineDeltaAir From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1094 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 695 times:

I would ahve to agree, it is real. Mostly because Delta did infact operate the 747-100 for a short time in the 1970s before the arrivial of the L-1011.

User currently offlineFlyCMH From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 2277 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 685 times:

I'm pretty sure that picture is real. As DeltaAir said, Delta did operate the 747 for a short period of time. At the National Air and Space museum in Washington D.C., one of the little aviation movies they have there featured a Delta 747. I'm not sure if they still show that film, since I went in the early '90's.

User currently offlineFuturepilot2b From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 137 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 660 times:

That a/c is definitely real. Delta flew the 741 in the 70's before the 1011 came in. They then retired them.

G'day


User currently offlineCPAir 4 life From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 655 times:

It's real
Delta was a launch customer of the 747-100
I found this out only a short time ago while watching the video for the new 747 stamp (I think that was it, but if it wasn't it was a video that showed all of the flight attendants smashing the champagne to chrisen (can't spell) the plane)

On the side of the first 747 was all of the airlines that first ordered the plane, and Delta's symbol was right there.


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