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747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 3:36 pm

What is your favorite version of the 747? is it the 100,200,300,or 400 and why?
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 3:45 pm

Definitely the -200, I LOVED the curved staircase and it's range was better than the -300 anyway. It's just a beautiful plane.
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 3:50 pm

I forgot to say mine, I like the 747-100 it started it all and it looks great to me in Northwest Colors.
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 3:56 pm

My favourite is a derivation of the -100 series, the 747SP. The little stubby things look so cute!
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 4:05 pm

HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM,

I LOVE BOTH THE 747-200 and 747-400!!!!!


HARD TO DECIDE!!!!!!


         
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 6:47 pm

I prefer the 747-200, it has a nicer shape to me.
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 6:52 pm

The 100 is my favorite.
The 200 is pretty cool too!
My favorite livery was American Airlines 747-100.

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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 6:53 pm

probably the 747-400 beacuse of its cool looking flight deck
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 8:22 pm

How can you love an older version of something. Definately the 747-400.
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 9:30 pm

Fr me its the 747-400, Queen of the Skies!!!
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 10:00 pm

747-200 for sure!!!!!!

 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 10:10 pm

The SP without any doubt!

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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 10:22 pm

My favourite is the 747SP, too. The plane looks extremly powerful. Not long and thin like the DC-8 or the A340.

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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 10:29 pm

My favourite is also the SP


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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 10:47 pm

I love the baby 747SP


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the 747-400 is second



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RE: 747 Poll

Sat Nov 11, 2000 11:45 pm

The 747-400 for sure!

747-200 as the second!
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 1:34 am

747-400
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 1:50 am

By experience, the 747-200 is better all the way !
"How can you love an older version of something. Definately the 747-400."
I will make no comments on this reply...
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 2:17 am

747-400 without a doubt.
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 2:22 am

the Rolls Royce engined 747-300 


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.....up there with the best!
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 3:03 am

Difficult question I like them all...
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 4:30 am

The Best:744


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Second : The Classic

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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 4:56 am

The classics because of the spiral staircase and they are classy looking birds!!


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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 5:02 am

Gotta love the SPs and the -200s. Shame they're all cattle cars  
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 5:06 am

By far the best looking 747 of all time is United's "747 Friend Ship" of the 1970s with the four stars & "747 Friend Ship" written below the hump:


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So in conclusion, I believe the 747-122 of the 1970s is the best looking.
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 5:17 am

The 400...love those six foot winglets!
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 6:24 am

the -400, i like the expanded upperdeck and the winglits

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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 10:59 am

The Stumpy 747-SP... followed by the 747-400F and 747-400.

Plus mad props to Kona for liking the classic United Friendship livery. One of my favorites.
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 11:47 am

747-400
 
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RE: DeserJets

Sun Nov 12, 2000 2:16 pm

Yeah, Friend Ship was awesome!

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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 2:58 pm

mine are 747-300 and 747-400, i love their stretched upper deck!!!!!!!!


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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 4:51 pm

My uncle is an ex. Cathay pilot who retired 2 years ago from 777s after flying the 747-400, 300, 200 and the Tristar / 707. Naturally, his favorite was the 777 but he said that the 747-400 was far superior to the -300s which he disliked but also the -200. He says the -400 is far more reliable and operates better than the others.

I tend to agree. The -400 is very reliable and I always feel comfortable when flying aboard one. I sometimes get a little nervous flying aboard older planes because I know that they are getting old even though newer doesn't always mean better. SO for me, 744 rocks
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 5:03 pm

The Boeing 747SP is definately my favourite Boeing 747 derivative. However as there are so few I would have to say that the B747-400 is a very very close second!

Mind you any 747 with RB211's on it wins my vote. Nothing compares to the divine sound they make!

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RE: 747-400/SP Powered By GE

Sun Nov 12, 2000 5:42 pm

I used to love 747-300 and 747SP before 400 ver. was out. but now 744 is really in my heart. =)
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Sun Nov 12, 2000 6:27 pm

ALL the 747 types,be it the -100,-200,-300,-400,SP or SR, I love them ALL!
 
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RE: 747 Poll

Mon Nov 13, 2000 10:29 pm

Every 747 version is better looking than every other aircraft except maybe the Concorde. I bet I´m not alone here.

My favourite is the 747-400 especially because I like the wider wingspan with the cute winglets. The nicest silhouette is the one of the 747-400 Freighter with the short upper deck.

The single best looking 747 (and therefore the best-looking airliner of all time) for me is red hot 747-438 VH-OJB "Wunala Dreaming" of Qantas. Please don´t repaint it to normal colours during the upcoming D-check (even if they have to remove the paint)!

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