spiritair97
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Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:35 pm

This picture is from the wikipedia page for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport and I cannot figure out what kind of plane is in the picture. It looks like a BA 744 but it appears to only have two large engines. Can anybody help? Thanks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aerial_View_New_Terminal.jpg
 
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:41 pm

BA 737 to my eyes.

What might that be doing there?

[Edited 2012-06-28 06:48:01]
What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
 
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:42 pm

Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 1):
Do BA fly to Ahmedabad?

No they don't, which is what confuses me.
 
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:46 pm

It's a sunny day in this pic and there is no shadow where the plane is. It's my guess that this was Photoshopped in. It could very well be a BA 777 if that is the case.
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:48 pm

Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 1):
BA 777-200ER to my eyes.

Is there another airline with similar livery that flies 777's? The resolution of that picture is nowhere nearly good enough to positively identify it. And it could be a transient, as the terminal is clearly not yet in use.
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:51 pm

Any chance to be an Astraeus B757?
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:57 pm

Quoting RAFVC10 (Reply 5):


The fuselage proportions look wrong for a 757. Length to diameter is way off. It also does not appear to have the distinctive 757 nose. But again, the resolution is not good enough to tell definitively.
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:59 pm

Quoting SEPilot (Reply 4):
Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 1):
BA 777-200ER to my eyes.

Is there another airline with similar livery that flies 777's? The resolution of that picture is nowhere nearly good enough to positively identify it. And it could be a transient, as the terminal is clearly not yet in use.

Having taken another look - its too small to be a 777 or 767. Wing sweep is definitely Boeing.

If its BA it has to be a 737 I reckon. Have BA or Comair sold/leased any 737 capacity to anyone in Asia?
What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
 
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:11 pm

Quoting EADC8 (Reply 3):
It's a sunny day in this pic and there is no shadow where the plane is. It's my guess that this was Photoshopped in.

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To my eyes it looks very Photoshopped indeed...
 
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RE: Can Anybody Identify This Plane?

Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:24 pm

It's definitely photoshopped.

From the position of the aircraft I would say its original picture depicts it in flight as well.
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