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Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:20 am

Hi folks...title says all. Apologies to Turbolet for borrowing his idea. Please limit your best aircraft to one type/subtype only. Remember, it's all in fun only here folks. My personal best aircraft is the DC-10, one-time flagship of American's fleet. Regards.
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jtamu97
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:32 am

727 will always have a place in my heart. However, I really like the 747-400
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:33 am

Ah, our weekly topic on this. Oh well, I never get tired of saying it:

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:35 am

747SP United's older scheme
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:36 am

As if I really have to say it again...

777-200LR!!!

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:37 am

...oh yeah, and there's Concorde too  Laugh out loud
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KFRG
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:41 am

I gotta' add the 727 here, one mean looking jet......

-Tom
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:41 am

The Il-76 is a good plane.
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:48 am

ERJ-135/145 Great Little Regional Jets!  Big thumbs up



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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:57 am

A319

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A320

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A321

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A330

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A340

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:58 am

I really like the 747-400, it just looks amazing!!!
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 12:11 pm

No cheating Joshy boy. Pick 1...
Go big or go home
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 12:20 pm

L1011 and the A340-600.

As for Frank's 747SP pics....... standing on a hill  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 12:41 pm

THe Boeing 707 and its many derivations to include the E-3 (From the -320)  Smile


ON the smaller side I like the F-Dornier 328Jet.

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 12:52 pm

I have a fondness in my heart for the good old Seven-two-seven. It looks fast parked at the gate.

Looks best in American's basic bare metal or Northwest's red top and tail.
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 1:02 pm

I broke my cherry on BA 747-100's. So that has to be my favorite type.
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 1:38 pm

The good ol' Douglas DC-8; I cut my teeth on 'em.

But these 737's are starting to grow on me...
Patrick Bateman is my hero.
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 1:47 pm

To follow the "rules of this topic", without a doubt, the majestic, legendary,

747-400


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 2:15 pm

Co/ba-bad image there! But good simile.
Go big or go home
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:00 pm

Screw the "rules". I prefer to color outside the lines.  Big grin
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:36 pm

I'm with DeltaASA16 on this. The little regionals have it with me especially the ERJ135, Pity we don't have them here in Australia. Hmmmm I'm sure there is a market for them here!
I remember when the DC-3 was new!
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:44 pm

American Airlines DC-10. I miss those. They were so cool looking. I like the way the cockpit windows and nose made it look mean. It reminded me of a shark.
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 7:23 pm

The 747 is the greatest most beautiful aircraft to have ever graced the skies.


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Other aircraft that I also really like:

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MD-11


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DC-10


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 7:27 pm

Concorde

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 8:02 pm

B727-200A
L-1011-250
B747-SP
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 8:20 pm

My favourite is the 757-200 in American Airlines bare metal colours!!
 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 8:40 pm

I have to go with the A330. Especially in US colors.


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 8:52 pm

My favourite has to be the A330s . I am crazy over A330s .

3 favourite liveries of mine

1. BMI A330

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Thu Feb 20, 2003 9:59 pm

Please limit your best aircraft to one type/subtype only.

With pleasure:
747-41R
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 3:30 am


L1011 Tristar 500 BWIA NC

But although I have never flown on one The Tripple Seven. The 777 looks wonderful in BA landor scheme but I think it looks good in anything. It would be nice to see it in BWIA colours one of these days perhaps when I become CEO providing its still around  Laugh out loud  Laugh out loud  Laugh out loud
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 3:53 am

As sleek as it gets;

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:04 am

Mine is the Famous Whisper Jet
Bae146/Avro RJ


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:47 am

There could only be one, or perhaps two...

A340-600 and second MD11

 
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:54 am

Of all commercial jetliners, my favourite is without doubt the Boeing 737-200 Advanced. In particular, 9H-ABE.


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 5:54 am

My username says it all:

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 6:08 am

My all-time favorites are the 727-200, DC-10/MD-11, and 757/767 series.


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 1:18 pm

The one and only........

Concorde!


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 6:51 pm

Here's another vote for the one and only Delta TriStar.


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 6:59 pm

The Airbus A340.


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 9:35 pm

The A321!

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Fri Feb 21, 2003 11:02 pm


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Fri Feb 21, 2003 11:55 pm

Fokker F-27 Super MK-500!

Very sad for not seeing any 737-200s and 767-200/300s lovers.
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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Sat Feb 22, 2003 8:20 am

in terms of beauty it just doesn't get any better than the A330


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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Sat Feb 22, 2003 12:41 pm

My handle says it all.....

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Sat Feb 22, 2003 1:17 pm

1.- 747-400

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2.- 777-200

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4.- 727-200

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Sat Feb 22, 2003 1:42 pm

Trying to stay on topic: the best for me?

L-1011(-1)

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(Others rounding out my top 5- 727-200, 757, EMB-120, A330)

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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Sat Feb 22, 2003 1:56 pm

Boeing 777-224ER Peter Max!



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RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Sat Feb 22, 2003 2:06 pm

Challenger. The plane I want to fly:


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