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I Dare You To Say This Isn't Beautiful!  
User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Posted (12 years 4 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 6396 times:

A SPECTACULAR CLOSE-UP OF THE MIGHTY BOEING 747-400 IN THE WELL-KNOWN LIVERY OF UNITED AIRLINES! ...........


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It should be required by law for everyone in the world to stop every now & then, and watch Boeing's incredible 747 Jumbo come in for a landing! Every landing (and takeoff) is worthy of our awe!!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

This is officially the 786th "I Love The 747" thread here on A.Net .... but that still isn't enough of a tribute to this magnificent 231-foot-long Wonder Of The Air!!

So....Let's see some more great 747 pics....NOW!!!  Smile

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User currently offlineRatrap2001 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 90 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 5880 times:

Yes,the 747 is indeed a lovley aircraft that takes the cake for majestic pictures of takeoff/landing.But when you put it in a United color scheme,it looks to grey.Now,I'm not insulting UA's livery,but,it is simply not made for a 747 (just like the SWISS livery looks bad on an MD-11).

Regards,

Ratrap2001


User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 5786 times:

Tisk, tisk!!

I must protest!!

ANY livery is A-OK in my book on a '47! And a '57, to boot!

Let's see some more, OK? OK .............


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User currently offlineAlaskaairlines From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2054 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5744 times:

Yes, the 747 is a beautiful aircraft!

-Dmitry


User currently offlineUal777contrail From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5716 times:

LAX,
what a wonderful thread. you are so correct about the 747.

i do think the 747 looks good on UNITED and many others including the old PAN AM and present BRITISH AIRWAYS. what a wonderful solute, i am at attention.





ual 777 contrail


User currently offlineLubcha132 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2776 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5696 times:

i prefer the South African 743 with the people on it.

User currently offlineB747forlife From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 392 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5710 times:

I could say that it wasn't beautiful, but then I would have to kill myself for betraying not only my favorite aircraft, but my favorite airline also.

LONG LIVE B747-400 IN UAL LIVERY!!!!

-Nick  Wink/being sarcastic


User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5670 times:

Thank You, UAL777contrail !!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

JUST FOR YOU, CONTRAIL!!  Smile ........


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User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5640 times:

Now if you don't like these .... well, then you don't like black-eyed peas! (As Frank Sinatra once said!  Smile) .............


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User currently offlineSkyway1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5641 times:

I've got my beautiful United Airlines 747-400 Gemini jet sitting on my computer desk!!!! Beautiful airplane and beautiful livery!!!

Chris  Smile


User currently offlineAmerican_4275 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1076 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5606 times:

LAX,
That Royal Jordanian pic is gooooooooorgeous!!!!  Love


User currently offlineTrickijedi From United States of America, joined May 2001, 3266 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5603 times:

Much like everyone else, it's indeed my favorite aircraft.


Its better to be on the ground wishing you were in the air than be in the air wishing you were on the ground. Fly safe!
User currently offlineFanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1977 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (12 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 5567 times:

I still remember seeing my first 747 as a wide-eyed 10-year-old, along with my first flight two years later, when these Pan Am birds were brand new. I dare say, after more than three decades, the Jumbo has lost none of its majesty.


The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6287 posts, RR: 33
Reply 13, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5550 times:

Ugly, ugly, ugly. Just kidding.

I think the 744 at AKL is indeed beautiful. I just do not understand the comment attached. Oh well, I've put my brain to sleep for the weekend.



Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5551 times:

Come on 747-lovers! Post a 4-pack of pictures!!

Have I got to do ALL your dirty work for ya!! Oh, heck, alright!!  Smile ............

"AMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES THE DEPARTURE OF FLIGHT 255, BOEING 747 LUXURY LINER SERVICE TO DALLAS, HOUSTON, ABILENE, MONTGOMERY, ATLANTA, CHICAGO, INDIANAPOLIS, COLUMBUS, AND CONTINUING SERVICE TO NEW YORK JFK AND PROVIDENCE. WE'LL MAKE NO MONEY ON THIS FLIGHT, BUT WE'LL HAVE A GREAT TIME LANDING AT ALL THESE U.S. AIRFIELDS THAT RARELY GET TO SEE ONE OF OUR LUXURY LINERS. ALL PASSENGERS WITH CONFIRMED RESERVATIONS PLEASE PROCEED TO GATE 17A, BLUE CONCOURSE. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND HAVE A GOOD FLIGHT!"  Smile/happy/getting dizzy ...............


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User currently offlineQANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1942 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5487 times:

LAX + Qantas = heaven!!!


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My posts/replies are strictly my opinion and not that of any company, organization, or Southwest Airlines.
User currently offlineRoyalDutch From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 917 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5433 times:

Not necessarily my absolute favorite aircraft to fly on (although near the top), but I must say it is probably the most beautiful airliner ever produced.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineRoyalDutch From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 917 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5421 times:

Had to add this pic too...just saw it, and couldn't resist... Smile


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User currently offlineTNboy From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 1131 posts, RR: 19
Reply 18, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5413 times:

Oh, Lax, you got me with the original PanAm 747 and livery. First flew it in May 1970 (as an infant, of course), and the love affair has never ended. First, last and always the Queen of the Skies.
Cheers
Bill



"...every aircraft is subtly different.."
User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 22
Reply 19, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 5371 times:

The B744 rules!  Smile


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Boeing747 万岁!
User currently offlineAMSMAN From Ireland, joined Jan 2002, 1016 posts, RR: 6
Reply 20, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 5345 times:

Agreed!!! The 747 is a mighty aircraft!!! It has to be honoured!!! (Esp. looks good in the KLM blue's)



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Long live the 747 and KLM!!

AMS






Aer Lingus, Proud to be Irish.
User currently offlineAerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7184 posts, RR: 13
Reply 21, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 5342 times:

the venue has something to do with that first pic.....AKL is great!!

User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3982 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 5279 times:


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