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Ever Meet A Fellow Airliners.net User On A Flight?  
User currently offlineLonghaul747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 173 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2030 times:


I was wondering if anyone as ever ran into a fellow airliners.net user when on a flight? How about even better like sitting next to one?

This coming Wednesday I will be flying SEA-CPH on SAS. This route is a popular one with aviation fans. Perhaps I will get lucky.

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User currently offline777-200 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 1020 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1943 times:

Well ive never Ran into another a.net User but ive had one catch a photo of the Aircraft i was on!!


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^ im sitting in the Second window behind the wing!

I got a photo of Paul as my plane passed by!



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User currently offlineA330300 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1872 times:

I met a few on DL1949 from MCO-ATL on 7/31/01. We were aboard for the L10 retirement.

User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1844 times:

No. I haven't fly for 4 years.

Hope I can meet any a.net user in the future!


User currently offlineFly_emirates From United Arab Emirates, joined Oct 2000, 1046 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1836 times:

that happend to me too, that i see a picture of a plane i was on. it is nice



User currently offlineVC-10 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 1999, 3701 posts, RR: 34
Reply 5, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1822 times:
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How exactly would bring the converstion with your fellow pax round to airliners.net ?

User currently offlineJOliver From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 140 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1816 times:

No! I'd like to. I've mentioned the site to MANY but to this point, no-one has heard of it or been there. The day will come though....
Clear skies...--JaO


User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 7, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1805 times:
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If anyone wants to meet me, you're most likely to find me in the LHR spectator gallery. Big grin


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User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1152 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1742 times:
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How would you know?? If someone said to me '..are you a member of Airliners.net..?' it would be so funny! Laugh out loud

It would make a nice change though to talk to fellow pax that know what type of aircraft they are flying on! Yeah sure

I'm still waiting to sit next to one of those off-duty pilots! Laugh out loud



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User currently offlineL1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1674 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1679 times:
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I met several on the last Delta L-1011 flight, including A330300, Cody, and DL_Mech. We were all there for the same reason.

Bob Bradley
Richmond, VA



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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1673 times:

I once flew ROA-CVG-DFW with another airliners.net member. We didn't plan for it to happen (it was a total concidence) but her and I did know we would be on the same flights before hand.

If she reads this...it was a turboprop! (inside joke)  Big thumbs up


User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3761 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1669 times:
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Two years and a half ago, when I flew on the last Sabena 747 flight around Belgium, Pat747 who also lives in Brussels greeted me at the arrival's lounge after the flight. He took a picture of that particular airplane coming in for it's last landing in BRU.
I'm planning to fly MIA-TPA-MIA on Apr 30th on the last American 727 flight. I may meet 727LOVER in TPA, that's where he lives. I hope to meet more airliners.net members on that flight.

Ben Soriano
Brussels Belgium



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User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5497 posts, RR: 51
Reply 12, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1648 times:

Last L1011 flight with DL. Bob, Cody, DeltaSFO, and a few others. I once was on a JB flight from JFK-ONT, started talking aviation next to the guy next to me...he said he had a friend in scotland who shot photos, turned out it was colin abbott (then the other guy next to me was also into aviation, had his magazine out etc). Great flight! Not on flights, I've met dozens though.

User currently offlineTriley1057 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 1999, 462 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1622 times:

That might be a cool idea for a new forum, where we could post our flights beforehand and see if any fellow airliners.net members are around, plus it would be interesting too see people's routings.

User currently offlineAlaskaairlines From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2054 posts, RR: 15
Reply 14, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1577 times:

I wish I bump into an a.net photographer on some flight, maybe I will some-day? Good topic!

-Dmitry


User currently offlineReddevl442 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 96 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1549 times:

Maybe we should all get A.net shirts and wear them when we fly. That should remove all doubt.
Oh,and also those "HELLO,my name is..." name tags with our screen names.:D



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User currently offlineHawkeye2 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 234 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1540 times:

The forum is a good idea. They do that on flyertalk.com. Also, another idea that flyertalk has is to have brightly-colored Airliners.net luggage tags, so you can instantly spot fellow users in the airport, aboard planes, etc.

Interesting!


User currently offlineLonghaul747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 173 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1499 times:

I think a furum is a good idea as well. Many airliners.net users fly alot and I am sure many have crossed paths with out even knowing about it.

If anyone is interested I will be flying tomorrow Wednesday the 27th on SAS 938 SEA-CPH. When I land in Copenhagen I plan to have a beer during my 1 1/2 hour layover. I then board SAS 868 CPH-BGO at 3:00pm. This will be Thursday in Europe.

Chris


User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 18, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 1468 times:
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Another way to meet fellow a.net members is to look out for every 16-25 y/o male on your next flight, and follow his behaviour to see if he's looking at all the small details we write in our trip reports. Big grin

Arsenal@LHR



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