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What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Thu Feb 14, 2002 2:02 pm

Hello all,

I would like you to list the first ever aircraft you sat on, regardless of how old were you. and which year and what airline?

For me...
Airline: Saudi Arabian Airlines
When: 1985
Aircraft: Tristar Lockheed 1011
Comment: It was the aircraft's first day on service.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 2:05 pm

my dad told me that i was 40 DAYS old, and it was an L1011 on gulf air
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 2:10 pm

I didn't sit, I was held in my Mom's arms on an Ozark DC-3 in 1966.
Coast to Coast and Border to Border, Ozark Flies YOUR Way!
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 2:27 pm

Western Airlines 737-200. Sometime in the mid/late 60's.
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 2:38 pm

I was on the L1011 of Gulf Air, I do miss that bird  Sad


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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Thu Feb 14, 2002 2:57 pm

On a SQ airliner, maybe a 747 in 1985... I was only about 30 days old.


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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Thu Feb 14, 2002 3:10 pm

It was a Cessna 140 (I believe...) out of Thun Field outside Seattle.

First airliner? Umm... I can't say, but I'd assume it was on Alaska Airlines. Probably 737.

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 4:02 pm

A KLM 747-206B or -300 in 1987, AMS-NYC
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 4:41 pm

Alaska 727 from Spokane-Seattle, then another 727 from Seattle to Ketchikan, on December 18, 1986. I was 6 years old... Then a Beaver from Ketchikan to Metlakatla where I spent the next 12 years.  Smile
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 5:42 pm

Singapore AIrlines A310 in 1994.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 5:56 pm

1979- Reeve Aleutian Electra.


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Thu Feb 14, 2002 6:11 pm


The first aircraft I sat in was an Eastern DC-9 at Omaha Eppley Airport in Feb. 1983.




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I was 3 years old at the time. All I remember is boarding the plane at night from stairs and my Dad carrying me up while I cried my eyes out because I was so scared. Ever since then I've been into aviation.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 6:20 pm

Malev B732, Brussels - Budapest in 1996.

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 6:27 pm

Fokker Friendship of National Airways Corporation (NAC) on a NZ domestic flight AKL-WHK sometime in 1973.  Smile

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 7:26 pm

That was in 1988 a Balair MD80...


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Thu Feb 14, 2002 7:26 pm

Year: 1969
I was 3 months old
It was a Caravelle ( Swissair )
Flight: ZRH-PMI

 Wow!

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 7:29 pm

TAA - TransAustralia Airlines

A300B4

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I was 4 years old.
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 7:33 pm

1987 Helsinki-Treviso Sterling Airways, B727.
 
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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Thu Feb 14, 2002 7:34 pm

For me it was an AIR FRANCE B747-200 in 1979 with my mom and brother (we were sitted next to door 3L and I was afraid it opened during the flight) from FDF to Paris, then an AIR INTER Mercure jet from Paris to Lyon the following day.
The Air france flight was called AF vancances (holyday flight) and you had to pick up a bag with the dinner and breakfeast before boarding the plane. There was only drink service on board, and no movie, no blanket.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 8:25 pm

LH B727-200 in 1985!
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 8:30 pm

For me it was a Scandinavian Airlines Caravelle from Stockholm to Copenhagen, followed by a DC-8-62 from Copenhagen to LAX. The Year was 1971, it was summer and I was only 8 months old, carried in the arms of my father's.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 8:38 pm

Dan-Air London
Comet 4C
GOT-LGW october 1977
Aircrafts last commercial flight! It showed
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 8:51 pm

Piedmont DC-3 - 1960 - I just vaguely remember being carried across the open ramp in a light rain.
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 9:00 pm

First flight ever:
a/c: ASK 21
At: Terlet Soaring strip Netherlands


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First airline flight:
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a/l: Martinair


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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Thu Feb 14, 2002 9:07 pm

I think it was M80 of SAS from SVO to CPH.Regards
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 9:17 pm

hi, that was an CSA TU-134, from Berlin Schönefeld to Prague...i was 9 and the flight was birthdaypresent, from Prague back to Berlin with an INTERFLUG IL-18 ...an unforgetable experience!
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 9:31 pm

1981, 10 years old.
Tarom
TU 154 B
Hanover, GER - Constanza, ROM (Black Sea)

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 9:56 pm

The first airline flight I was on was from FRA to TFS (Tenerife). The aircraft was a Lufthansa 707 that operated for Condor. I was only three years old but I had my own seat.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Thu Feb 14, 2002 10:10 pm

It was June 1985.
British Airways.
Flight from Durban to London via Harare.
Boeing 747-200 "City of Edinburgh"
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 10:11 pm

An Air Canada (then Trans Canada Airlines) Vickers Viscount. Beautiful aircraft with I think STILL offers the largest passenger windows.

On account of my mom working at the airport we were given tickets for a free 'courtesy flight' around the Toronto lakefront.

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TIA (Trans International Airlines) DC-8
23 July 1973
Just turned 14.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 10:29 pm

Aircraft: MD 80
Airline: CTA (Switzerland)
Year: 08.08.1990

The trip was from Zurich to Antalya, I was 7 years old.
 
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 10:30 pm

DC9
year: 1974

Hm...time do actually flyes.  Smile
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Thu Feb 14, 2002 11:00 pm

In the early seventies on the RNLAF Open Day at AFB Gilze Rijen (NL) I had the opportunity to sit in a Air Force trainer Fokker S-11 (not flying).

My first flight (togther with my 2 sisters) was in May 1972 on a Cessna 172, the PH-KRI. This aircraft with this registration is still in service and is the oldest flying Cessna 172 in the Netherlands.

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 11:02 pm

Convair 440 "Metropolitan" 1966 from SAS.

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 11:08 pm

February 1992
LOT Boeing 767-200
WAW-BKK

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Thu Feb 14, 2002 11:18 pm

Christmas of 1985 when I was about 60 days old MSY-CVG on a DL 722.
 
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Fri Feb 15, 2002 12:16 am

A United 727


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Fri Feb 15, 2002 12:21 am


CONDOR B757-230
 
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Fri Feb 15, 2002 12:33 am

The first aircraft I have sat on was an Airbus A 310 from Hapag Lloyd in the year 1983. I have flown with my parents from Düsseldorf to Mahon/Menorca.

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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Fri Feb 15, 2002 1:10 am

HI,
ILS I am about 90 days older then you!
Born July 25th 1985
When I was 1 year old I flew in a Cessna C-50 tail dragger I believe and then about 7 months later and old bi-plane and when I was 8ish an IL-96 which only had about 10 flights under it with AEROFLOP!
Then a DC-9 NWA,757 and too mant to list after that...
 
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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Fri Feb 15, 2002 1:30 am

Hi..

for me, my first flight was in July, 1973. I was 7 years old and my Uncle took me and my brothers to Boston for a day trip. We were on an Eastern Airlines DC-9, it was either a -10 or -15...I know it was a short one...from Newark to Boston early morning. We came home that afternoon on a 727-100...I will never forget it.


 
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Fri Feb 15, 2002 1:43 am

I was just a few months old and was held in my mum's arms on a Dan Air flight from Belfast to Newcastle! I have no idea what the a/c was, but i'm guessing it was a viscount or HS748??!?!?!

The first flight i actually occupied a seat on was a British Midland DC-9-32 from Belfast to Palma in July '87!
 
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Fri Feb 15, 2002 2:37 am


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Fri Feb 15, 2002 3:03 am

Midway 737-200 from TPA-MDW. I think it was around 1984 or so, i was about 6ish. I remember the water of Tampa Bay as we took off to the south, and i remember the houses that passed beneath us (my aunts house was down there) on a cloudy approach into Midway.




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Fri Feb 15, 2002 3:08 am

it was a British Midland Shorts 360

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RE: What Was The Aircraft You First Sat On?

Fri Feb 15, 2002 3:34 am

I was less than a year old and flew a CP Air DC10 to YVR. Naturally I do not remember that flight very well.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy