high_flyr69
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The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 12:21 pm

sure to be an interesting topic.... from my knowledge it would certainly be the BAe 146-300
your thoughts?
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 12:25 pm

Are you talking in terms of outside or inside?

717 is pretty quiet - inside & out. BAe146s & Avro RJs aren't that quiet inside - not super noisy, but nothing great.

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 12:34 pm

The B737NG is very quiet, IMHO.


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B757 is also whispery quiet.


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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 1:20 pm

The quietest jet? One that is not running, of course!

Seriously, some COEx ERJ's are quiet, and so is the 328JET on normal take-off. Doing an STOL take-off, that little bugger is quite loud, and quite smoky, too!
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 1:39 pm

The MD-90 has to be one of the top three.
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 1:41 pm

It's the BAe 146/Avro RJ series. They are the quietest from the outside but not the inside. I believe the quietest from the inside is indeed the 717.

The BAe 146/Avro RJ series is nicknamed "The Whisper Jet" because it is so quiet. When a 737 or any other jet takes-off and then a BAe 146/Avro RJ takes off right after. You can really tell the huge difference between them.

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 1:42 pm

I can barely hear a CRJ200 take off
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 1:44 pm

NW's CRJ's are really quiet. ANd the A319/A320 family is pretty noisless.
737NG's are quiet also.

757 isn't that quiet, thats what makes it fun though.
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 4:06 pm

As for choppers, the Notar520 is rated the quietest in its class. I think Eurocopters or Bells follow.

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 5:34 pm

the A320 is quiet up close but they are one of the most noteable noise makers 5000 feet over my head ..
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 5:56 pm

The A340 is pretty quiet!
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 6:02 pm

I think the A340, 737-700, 800, 900, and the 717. I can only see those planes take off (about 1 to 2 miles away) and can't hear them. The Aloha 737s usually make the most noise!!!  Big thumbs up
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 9:52 pm

Who flys a 340 to HNL?
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 10:59 pm

The 727 Big grin

But seriously, does anyone have any decibel measurements for any aircraft?
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 11:02 pm

Airbus 320 , 330 & 340 .

Boeing 777 & 717 .

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 11:07 pm

I saw a A330 take off a few km away and I couldn't hear it!
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 11:20 pm

Not hearing an aircraft taking off from a distance has alot to do with prevailing winds and the outside air temperature.

If the wind is blowing strong enough away from you, that would give the impression of less sound.
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 11:31 pm

I musy say the 777 is a very quiet jet. I expected a big roar when i took off on 777, but there was barely a whisper. Nice

Air Canada might fly A340's to HNL

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Wed Apr 03, 2002 11:50 pm

A340. Loudest (inside) jet i've been on is the 777, by far.
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 10:37 am

I would have to say the 717 or Avro/Bae 146/MD90 from the outide. I agree with High_flyr69 the A320 family isnt that quiet from the outside, they make a wierd noise on approach and takeoff, if you know aircraft you know its one of those.
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 10:48 am

I don't think that DC9's are all that loud (reinstalls hearing aid)
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 11:09 am

AC DOES fly A340s to HNL  Smile

It's the service from SYD on its way to YVR.

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Canadair Is #1

Thu Apr 04, 2002 1:19 pm

It is a widely known fact that the Canadair Regional Jet is THE quietest jet in the world today.
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 1:21 pm

I have flown in the following aircraft (for comparison purposes):

Boeing
717
727
737- first two generations
757
767

Douglas
DC-9-30
MD-80
DC-10
MD-11

Fokker 100

Airbus
A300
A320, 319
A330

The quietest from the INSIDE is HANDS DOWN the 717 and A330.

I heard an MD-90 go over today and was really surprised at how quiet it was. The 717 is so quite when flying over that I frequently don't notice it until it has passed, and I look up and can SEE it.

The 330 was a very quiet ride, all the way from Philly to Phiumicino.

The 757 is also quiet.

I recently sat in the bulkhead row of an AA MD-82 and was surprised how quiet it is up front. I usually sit in the very back, and it's the difference between night and day on those looooooong S80.

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 1:53 pm

THe CRJ is Quite i hear. BUT i was in Northern Virginia and a 328JET flew over at low altitude and I COULD NOT EVEN HEAR IT!!! WOW  Big thumbs up I was so amazed!

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 2:21 pm

The fact the BR715 is such a quiet engine is all the more reason why AA ought to seriously look at installing an uprated version of this engine (along with a quiet engine nacelle) as a replacement for the JT8D-217/219 engines installed on AA's current MD-80 series fleet. That way, AA could keep their MD-80 series fleet flying until at least 2017 even with stricter noise and exhaust emission regulations in place.  Smile
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 2:37 pm

It's gotta be the CRJ. Bombardier claims it to be the world's quietest jet, and having flown on it, I would have to agree with them.
 
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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 2:51 pm

It's a known fact that the BAe 146/Avro RJ is the quietest jet aircraft in the world, followed by the CRJ.

It beats the CRJ by a few decibels.

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RE: The Quietest Jet?

Thu Apr 04, 2002 2:57 pm

The Boeing 717 if not the quietest is up there among the quietest. Another quiet jet is the ERJ 145.

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