Much Smaller Than They Look!

Mon Aug 14, 2000 5:33 am

Do you agree that most airliner planes look much, much, smaller than they do in pictures or in movies!!
espessically the 747-400!!

RE: Much Smaller Than They Look!

Mon Aug 14, 2000 5:37 am

Yes, I know what you mean. Walking around the ramp at RUH, a 747 don't look that big. One exception are the 777 engines. They look and feel just as big in real life.
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RE: Much Smaller Than They Look!

Mon Aug 14, 2000 5:41 am

Yep, I was on a 777 and when I left the plane, I had to walk from the back to the front, and it did not feel like it was a long plane. The 747 has the same feeling, but the 757 has always felt very long. Wonder why?
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RE: Much Smaller Than They Look!

Mon Aug 14, 2000 1:49 pm

Movie sets must have room for the camera so in the case of an aircraft interior- only part of it exists. The viewer is looking at the seats from a distance equal to being outside the craft. So we walk inside a real one and wonder where the rest of it is.

On the outside they seem huge when taxiing close but on the wash rack when I get real close they seem sort of small. I don't know why.


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