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What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:20 pm

Mine is 747-400. The world's best aircraft (King of the Skies!). 744 RULES


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:22 pm

I would have to say the Boeing 757  Smile

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:24 pm

DC-10's, DC-10's and more DC-10's. Robert NWDC10
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:55 pm

Yes - the DC-10 is a nice aircraft and have had the pleasure of flying on many over the years all of which have been Northwest DC-10's actually! What always impressed me was the spaciousness of the cabin (no overhead bins in the centre).

I think the most notable feature is the large windows ( while we are on the subject of windows - don't you think the windows on Airbus aircraft in general are small or is it just me? ) I'm always reminded with NW as there is a high chance of having a connecting flight with NW on an Airbus aircraft from their main gateway's of DTW and MSP (after flying transatlantic on their DC-10's, of course!)

I use to be quite partial to the L1011 as well when Delta use to have them - I always seemed to end up on one flying to MCO from ATL!
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:01 pm

It would have to be the UA Classic 747-200's and their DC-10's. I especially loved the original F Class in the nose of the 742 configured for international. I have even flew on their 742 in a domestic two-class config. between HNL-LAX in the 80's on the upper deck. I loved the paint job on these, predominately white. Anybody remember the UA 742 named JUSTIN DART? Anyone else flew on it? I would love to know.
 
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E: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:06 pm

I agree with ya VSGirl.... the 75 is my favorite too.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:13 pm

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:18 pm

(Runs away from the sound of the MD-11 coming in fear of his life...)

The classic 747-200 or DC-8. Only been on the 742 though  Sad

727 is a close second, along with the L-1011.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:18 pm

I guess people are not that keen abt. 744 anymore. But I think it's a cool airplane with a great Upper Deck, atleast till A380 comes out.  Pissed
I think 744 has a much better shape (nose and wings than A380(graphics)).


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:22 pm

The Airbus A330


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:24 pm

the 773ER I love the engines, the size, the sound & the raked wingtips... I already loved the 777 most of all anyway, but this series of 777 is the best of the best. Also of mention are the DC10 & 747 SP.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:29 pm

That is easy:
747 all versions, 777 all versions and on top: MD-11
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:38 pm

It looks like an hawk when it lands


The A330 of course
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:43 pm

There´s only two:
A 345/346  Big thumbs up

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:51 pm

Airbus330 Big grin Big grin

She takes off and lands beautifully.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:12 pm

Boeing 707

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:18 pm

B767-200 and B767-300

Quite possibly the most perfectly-balanced aircraft to look at from the outside.

2-3-2 coach seating layout is the nicest available in a wide-body.

Nicely designed cabin - nothing annoying or unpleasant to look at for a flight of several hours. Too bad Boeing adopted bulbous 'Airbus-looking' cabins for the 767-400 and 777.



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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:23 pm

The 757 has long been my favorite but a new bird is working its way in, the A330.


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:38 pm

As my username might imply, the L1011. 727 is a close #2.

And I'd actually put the A340 on my top ten list, even though I've never had the pleasure of flying on it. Looks 707-ish. And that's pretty cool!

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:53 pm

For me its the Boeing 747-400, had the pleasure of flying on it many times and hope the future brings many more flights on this wonderful machine!

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:57 pm

By far , the L-1011. I really do miss having that bird around in mainline service.
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:01 am

707, can't mess with an original.
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:05 am

Bipartisan : A330-300 and 757 200, R R powered.
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:25 am

1.) 777
2.) 747-400
3.) MD-11

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:29 am


Obviously the 767-300; also the 777 (only the -200 and the -300ER) and also the 744 and 757.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:30 am

Actually I want mention 3 airplanes here, for different reasons. First off...the classic 707. It was the first jetliner I've ever flew on & it will always have a place in my soul. The second aircraft is the majestic DC-10. This is my favorite as a paying passenger. I've flown American & Western DC-10s & they have always been comfortable & enjoyable on every single flight. Lastly, as an ex-employee with F9...the 737-300s. I've worked on 732s, 733s & Airbuses, but the 733 has never let me down when I was an ops agent on this type. 733s were dependable, simple & just an all-around good airplane. 5000 737s assembled speaks for itself. Good topic BTW.  Wink/being sarcastic Regards.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:30 am

The A340 Best aircraft around, (flying it in 2weeks, woohoo!!)

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:34 am

Large;
#1 L1011-1/100
#2 747-200
#3 A300B4
#4 DC-10

Small/Mid Size;
#1 737-200
#2 727-200
#3 757-200
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:30 am

I'd have to say as far as appearance goes my choice would be the 747-400 (or any 747 series, actually). I especially love to watch them land.

In terms of being a passenger, I'd have to go with the 777. Flew from LHR-ORD on one with AA, and loved it.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:44 am

Small / Mid: A320
Large: B777

Classic: VC10: phwoooooarrrr!!!

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:53 am

From the old ones that ceased to fly:
1.The great L1011.the first class made me feel I was home.
2.707,especially Pan Am,made me love airplanes.

The new ones:
The 747-400 (Il Magnifico).
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:05 am

The 757 of course!

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:07 am

Definitely the 777! I've only been on UA 772's for 2 legs, but coming up in less then 2 months, I get another 2 legs on 772's, this time on AA!  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:14 am

Mines pretty simple:

---777
---DC10
---L1011
---747/4
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:17 am

These are my favorite  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:21 am

My top three, in no particular order (except the alphabet):

A319
A332
B727
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:34 am

DC-9
DC-10

Especially in NW old colors!
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 2:46 am

Here's my list of favorites:

Boeing 747 (especially the "classics"--100/200/SP)
Boeing 777
Boeing 767
Lockheed L-1011
Boeing 727 (my first-ever commercial flight was on one)
Airbus A380 (when it comes out)
Boeing 7E7 (when it comes out)
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 3:29 am

777

757-200.......sexy sexy airplane
767-300
767-200

MD-11
DC-10
L1011
727......the tri jets are just awsome

Someone said above the A330 looks like a hawk when it lands. I agree. Im not much of a fan of the airplane, but id fly it and i love to watch it fly.
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 3:41 am

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 3:43 am

Mine is the Boeing 757!
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:17 am

The 777-300ER! An amazing airliner, and I sure do have a hard-on for those GE90-115B's!


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:20 am

I have two: the Boeing 767-300ER and A320. Both are excellent, all-around aircraft. I feel very much at home flying on either one.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:34 am

Gotta love those good old Boeing 737-300 SP´s ..



Shame you don´t see them that often anymore ...

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:34 am

Hii guys  Big thumbs up

Are you all mad????  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

There is no aircraft like this one... this is a beauty... a masterpiece, this aircraft is the moast beautifull craft ever made by menkind... and ..... the aircraft is.... XARAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNN

THE LOCKHEED SUPERCONSTELLATION!!!!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

This aircraft is technological and technical more advanced then his competitors, and much much much more beautifull.

If we can compare... the CONNIE is for the Skys like the Transatlantic Oceanliner NORMANDIE... The ship of lights!


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:42 am

Well it has been at least a week since this question was last asked so I'll answer again Big grin.

It's a cross between Concorde and the DC-10:


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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 7:44 am

Great, another plugfest!

Until recently this was the most beautiful airliner gracing the skies:

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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 7:48 am

Against popular belief, my favorite airplane of all time is the 727. Currently, my favorite airplane is the 777.
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Commercial Airplane?

Fri Jan 23, 2004 7:48 am

Against popular belief, my favorite airplane of all time is the 727. Currently, my favorite airplane is the 777.

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