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What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:32 pm

Well,as the title says, what's your favourite airliner of all times?
Mine is the DC-9.Love T tails and those aft mounted engines...

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:34 pm

Of all the ones I have been on the 777 would rate the highest.
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:36 pm

G'day

Looking at:
1. MD11
2. 777-300
3. 747-400

Flying in:
747-400
Dunbar Rovers forever
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:39 pm

I guess i'd say the Airbus A330/A340. It's just so gracious with its long and bending wing, it looks like a glider with jet engines, so beautiful and peaceful in flight. Love it!
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:43 pm

Hey, no doubt, the DC10:

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I hope to fly it a last time on Santa Barbara from MAD to CCS before they replace it with the ugly 767.  vomit 

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:52 pm

1. Airbus A310
2. Boeing 777
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:57 pm

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:12 pm

The one and only B777


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:38 pm

Why do so many people on this site get excited by the Anonybus A330 and the Boring 777? They are two of the blandest looking airliners ever manufactured.







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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:43 pm

has to be the 747-400

esp in Air India livery
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:51 pm

Without a doubt

BAe146
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:51 pm

Why do so many people on this site get excited by the Anonybus A330 and the Boring 777? They are two of the blandest looking airliners ever manufactured.

I will agree about the B777 but the A330 is more distinctive with that wing, it does not in my oppinion look like anything else out there. The fuselage itself is another story though, Anonybus hands down.

Great names by the way, Boring 777 and Anonybus A330! Made my day Big grin
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:55 pm

put be down for the 727 and the L-1011
If not now, then when?
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:59 pm

I loved always the Lockheed L1011 Tristars.
Engine Nr.1 & Nr.3 are so far away at the wing from the fuselage. Even the nice jet intake at the rear fuselage is so nice looking.

But the Concorde was the most stunning one for me at all.

Of the current modern aircrafts, I love the 330/340 series. Especially the 345/346.
I have to agree with Mika: There like gliders... Really nice...

Lets see how I will like the 388 after I saw her the first time flying.

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:10 pm

This belongs to the polls forum methinks... Anyway: I go for the 772 and the A345.

Cheers!
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:28 pm


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:29 pm

There are soooooo many!


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:35 pm

In addition to some of those already mentioned (especially Concorde), I've always had a bit of a soft spot for the Tu154 believe it or not.

Make sme think of those days flying back and forth between LHR and BUD on Malev's old 154s. A plane with a lot of character - these days in europe its all 737s and A320s it seems.
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:36 pm

DC-10/MD-11! Gotta love these three-holers which are already becoming real aviation classics.
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:11 am

I love 747-400s, any 777s and A330/A340s. I know that's quite a range of "newer" planes, but I love modern long-haul aircraft.
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 6:18 am

Gotta be the A333!

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 9:54 am

After the DC-9 the A330-300 is my favorite, followed by the DC-10....

1)DC-9
2)A333
3)DC-10


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:02 pm

My favourite aircraft changes quite often. At the moment I have a thing for Classic Dc9s,and DC10s - that'll be until I fly on Northwest and cross them off my list of a/c to fly. A few months back it was the 74L and 762, and whenever I fly/see on close quarters on a 777 it's that. I love them all. Except the Beech 1900D and Shorts 330....lol
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 2:02 pm

Nothing can beat the sleek beauty of the 757-300. I just love the look of it! And when you throw in a couple RR engines, then you have the ultimate airliner. I guess second to that would be the MD-11. I love those Tri-Jets!
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:00 pm

Boeing 777-300ER.
Reason:
1: Biggest engines on earth(Fan diameter, 3.24 meters)
2: Most powerful engine on Earth
3: Raked wingtips
4: Very good range
5: Very efficient
6: Looks fabulous
7: Highly modern interior
Basically everything about the plane is perfect(except that it damages Orly runways)


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I like all B777's but the 773ER is my favourite.
My second favourite is:B757-200
Third: B717

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:07 pm

Favorite Airliner? EASY! There, of course, is only one answer to your question



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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:42 pm

My favorites are the B757, (all) the A320s, the B747-400 and the A340-300...

But my overall favorite, mainly because it just simply, by far, offers the most comfortable and quiet cabin for longhauls is the, already mentioned, A340-300.

For longhaul, it just doesn't get any better - and that's after having flown several segments (in most cases between 10 and 20) on 4 versions of the B747, on B767-2/300, B777-200, A310 and A330.

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 21, 2005 6:47 pm

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 8):
Why do so many people on this site get excited by the Anonybus A330 and the Boring 777? They are two of the blandest looking airliners ever manufactured.

So which do you find exciting, Mr. Braybuddy?

My favorite is still the 707, certainly not bland looking by any measure. up 

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:32 am

Any regional turboprop - especially the ATR 72, Fokker 50, Saab 340 and Dornier 328.

Favourite large airliner would probably be the A321.
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:50 am

777
I love all airliners.
Top 5. after the 777. DC-9-31,747-400,DC-10, Dash-8, 737-700
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 9:47 am

HA, 707, 727. What looks good will fly good!  Smile
I love the rumble of a 727 takeoff in the morning!
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:50 am

The only REAL jet:

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Followed by:

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Cheers,
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:46 am

Best:


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Runner-up:


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:05 pm

My top 3 has got to be:


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so sleek and beautiful


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cramped, yet something different


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so versatile.

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:16 pm

got one answer, the erj-145! love the 1-2 seating chart, and looks so beautiful taking off and landing
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 2:39 pm

Gotta be the A330 or Boeing 777 (both my equal favourites)  Smile


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 3:38 pm

Has to be the Fokker Friendship for me. Whenever I see one I'm four years old again holding my Dad's hand, listening to it scream and sucking in the fumes.
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:03 pm

Nothing beats the Jumbo Jet in my opinion  biggrin 


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:51 pm

For me , I have a few favourites .

1. A330-200
2. B777-300ER
3. MD-11
4. A340-500
5. B747-400

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 8:48 am

To look at:


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To fly in:


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Both discontinued  cry 
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 12:21 pm

My favourite... MEA's Boeing 707 Cedarjet of course:


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 12:34 pm

The 737-900.  Smile


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 1:37 pm

Ladies and Gents, I give you the only Boeing to still look like a Boeing


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The 737. Specifically the -300. Favourite liveries are pictured, but also include Continental, Lufthansa, Malev and especially Alaska's normal and special liveries.

Easyjet and Ryanair are good for operating so many 737s but bad for messing up the good looks with a shoddy scheme! (I hope Glenn don't see that!!)
A340-300 - slow, but awesome!
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 8:51 pm

Boeing 727-200

and

Boeing 727-300 aka Boeing 757-200 Big grin
 
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 9:10 pm

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 25):
May the beast rest in peace. I'll miss her!

Come fly here then, I flew on a 727-200 Tuesday and Thursday JNB-CPT-JNB, what a wonderful aircraft.....

However my all-time favourite is the 747SP!


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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sat Apr 23, 2005 11:29 pm

Got to agree with Andz , 747-SP is an awesome aircraft.

Quoting Andz (Reply 44):
Come fly here then, I flew on a 727-200 Tuesday and Thursday JNB-CPT-JNB, what a wonderful aircraft.....

Yep , flying a 727-200 on the 1st of May DUR-JNB.

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Sun Apr 24, 2005 1:20 am

Entire T7 fleet.

Regards.
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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Thu Apr 28, 2005 8:13 pm

From a personal view, i love flying on the ERJ-145s. I always enjoy flying on them from MAN.

One aicraft i'd love to fly on, and hopefully i will this summer, the MD11. I just love the way the plane looks from a distance. Its a monster!

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RE: What's Your Favourite Airliner?

Fri Apr 29, 2005 2:26 am

I would have to say even though I have never flown in one I would say the Lockheed L1011 Then the B777 and A330

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