racko
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Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 8:18 pm

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A318 in Airbus colors:


A380 in LH & Emirates colors


 
hkgspotter1
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 10:15 pm

The A318 looks so nice. The second aircraft has also been finished.
 
chepos
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 10:19 pm

Both the A318 and A380 look great.
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AviationIvi
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 10:23 pm

Oh no, A318 is ok, but A380 ...
How can this plane look great?

Regards from FRA
Ivica
 
Ndebele
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 11:06 pm

Neither A318 nore A380 are what I would call "size wise". But as long as there are airlines to buy those aircraft - it's okay.

Have a closer look at the A318 main gear! That doesn't look like a 319/320/321 main gear, does it? I always thought the 318 is a 319 with shorter fuselage and smaller engines? Did they also do any changes concerning landing gear and wingspan??
 
b747ca
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 11:13 pm

Impressive......
ma va funk ulo
 
Staffan
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 11:27 pm

The A380 might be hard to get used to, but I bet the day it flies for the first time there will be loads of people wanting to see it. Just imagine the size and the power when it takes off!!  Wow!

 
airmale
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Sun Dec 23, 2001 11:31 pm

Lufthansa dont have white engines Smile

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RJ_Delta
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 12:42 am

Hi:


The A318 looks great!

RJ_Delta.
 
FDXmech
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 2:04 am

When I first looked at the A318 photo, I thought it was an A340. Interesting perspective.
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Sabena332
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 2:08 am

I`m not a big fan of the A 380 but it looks great in LH colors, especially the white engines.

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donder10
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 2:20 am

The 318 looks nice but are its economics going to be strong.We will have to wait and see.
 
racko
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 6:26 am

yes patrick i agree

I hope LH will go for white engines on other planes too, it looks better then their current grey ones.
 
godbless
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 8:51 am

Not bad. But why is the A318 registered in France? It was born in Germany so it should also carry a "D" instead of the "F"...

By the way I think nothing should be changed on the livery of Lufthansa. It is not to exciting but still I think it is great!

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Lan_Fanatic
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 10:10 am

The A-380...WHAT AN AWFUL PLANE!!!!
Until today, I found the soviet airliners as the ugliest ones, but now, the A-380 is the champion of awfulness.

Lan_Fanatic
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 10:14 am

Despite 318 looks great, but in reality 318 is having trouble to find customers eventhough AF/BA/MS ordered them.
 
Continental
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 10:31 am

That Emirates A380 is just another repaint. When I was on a bus going from Italy to Croatia, I bought a magazine called FLIGHT in Trieste. When I was on the bus, I saw an Air France A380 as the picture of the article. Same picture as the Emirates photo above. Those photos of the A380 are completly computerized images. The A380 will not be complete till' 2005 I believe. Nevertheless, the A318 is complete though!

Continental
 
Braniff727
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 1:10 pm

Is the tail of the 318 different from the rest of the 320 series?

Perhaps it's just the perspective, but it looks taller.
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teahan
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 2:21 pm

Hello,

Yep AFAIK it is taller. Laws of physics state the shorter the aircraft, the taller the tail. Same with the B747SP, A330-200 etc...

Jeremiah
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ILS
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 2:29 pm




LOL TWA.

 Big thumbs up
 
AviationIvi
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Lan_Fanatic

Mon Dec 24, 2001 9:45 pm

Lan_Fanatic: I agree. The nose and the tail of the A380 are much more than ugly, they suck...

Merry Christmas from FRA!
Ivica Ramljak
 
DC10GUY
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Mon Dec 24, 2001 10:41 pm

Too bad TWA is gone, they had a cool paint scheme. The A380 will be a cool plane. It will be cool to see the A318 next to a A380.
Next time try the old "dirty Sanchez" She'll love it !!!
 
racko
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Tue Dec 25, 2001 12:00 am

Will american buy the TWA A318s ?
Or are they going tocancel the order ?
 
747forever
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Tue Dec 25, 2001 12:39 am

BOEING
 
rj777
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The A318 Has Been Rolled Out?!

Tue Dec 25, 2001 2:32 am

So does this mean the A318 has been rolled out?
 
racko
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RE: Some Airbus Pictures

Tue Dec 25, 2001 3:39 am

great post 747forever

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