davidspiller
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Most Stylish Aircraft

Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:30 am

What's the most stylish aircraft out there? I vote for the Piaggio P180 Avanti. What do you think?
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:51 am

I love the Gulfstream V! It has to be one of the best looking aircraft out there, inside and out!

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Mon Oct 03, 2005 7:52 am

Falcons are always cool... come on, they are the only tri-jets still being built, that has got to count for something
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:05 am

Quoting Davidspiller (Thread starter):
What's the most stylish aircraft out there? I vote for the Piaggio P180 Avanti. What do you think?

I agree!


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Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:56 am

I'm quite a fan of the Embraer 170.  Smile


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Mon Oct 03, 2005 11:21 am


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Mon Oct 03, 2005 3:43 pm

Cant beat the ATR72-500 or the 747-400 IMHO.
 
GBOAE
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Mon Oct 03, 2005 9:59 pm

Come on! What beats a Concorde for style???????
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 4:34 am

TU144 by a landslide.

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:53 am

Quoting GBOAE (Reply 7):
Come on! What beats a Concorde for style???????

Nobody knew what style was until Concorde was built.

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Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:06 am

Without a doubt!


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 9:35 am

Apart from the Concorde, its gotta be this:


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:00 pm

Quote:
What's the most stylish aircraft out there? I vote for the Piaggio P180 Avanti. What do you think?

I fully agree...!!! Never seen anything similar and probably we will never see something like that for many years...


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Wed Oct 05, 2005 5:16 am

No doubt this one:


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 05, 2005 6:33 am

Concorde for me.

Such a beautifull engineering feat of form and function.

Quoting YOWza (Reply 8):
TU144 by a landslide.

YOWza

heh, I have a sneaky feeling you're on your own on that one. But to each their own.

That ghastly copy of concorde would only win a "unstylish" poll by a landslide.... IMO of course  Smile  Wink
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 05, 2005 7:01 am

Well....feast your eyes on this beauty. The old VC10. Look at those lines, the height of that tail. Really lovely.


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:56 am

i just love the 767-400



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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:35 pm

Quoting USAirways16BWI (Reply 16):
i just love the 767-400


I agree!

But my true Favourite is the mighty:


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:40 am

My vote is for a Super-Constellation in its time it was a superb design andjust showed what a plane could look like so Connie-Onny for me
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Fri Oct 07, 2005 10:33 pm

What about the Tupolev 154 and Il-62?
I think those are great examples of Stylish aircraft

specially in Aeroflots new livery...


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Fri Oct 07, 2005 11:27 pm

MD-11

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 1:19 am

IMHO, the VC-10.




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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 6:04 am

Quoting GBOAE (Reply 7):
Come on! What beats a Concorde for style???????



Quoting Ncfc99 (Reply 9):
Nobody knew what style was until Concorde was built.

Concorde is, hands down, the most stylish and sexiest plane on Earth! Such a disappointment when she stopped flying. Kind of like a the love of one's life when they leave (or die).

In Concorde's place I vote the venerable 744. That classic hump and her robust size, not to mention it's renowned by all, make her a classic.

But I also think the 346 is a classic beauty as well. Those long thin lines framed by those massive four engines give her the appearance of a beautiful queen being chaperoned by four well-armed and capable escorts.
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 10:49 am

Quoting Babybus (Reply 15):
Well....feast your eyes on this beauty. The old VC10. Look at those lines, the height of that tail. Really

Couldn't agree more about the elegant VC10. Glad the RAF still flies 'em,
but they look best in BOAC colors...er...colours (circa late 1960s).
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 12:37 pm

I'm a HUGE tri-star fan, however it is a result of my first love, B727. Very "rocketship" inspired. Sleek nose, broad swept wings located slightly rearward, three P&W JT8D-17 engines rearward grouped together like a booster rocket. Man....there's NOTHING like a 7-two launching from a short field. In the good ol' days I would intentionally fly PSA out of BUR due to the climb rate needed to overtake the Hollywood hills and then steep bank to keep out of LAX and Van Nuys TAC., Man....what a ride! This was before noise regulations and those stage 1 engines were LOUD!
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 3:24 pm

I think the Diamond Star is pretty stylish!

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 5:03 pm

Mmmmmm....

There's nothing like a MD-11 love it love it love it!

Also the L-1011, 747, 767, 777, 787, A300, A330-300, are sexy a/c


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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sat Oct 08, 2005 7:52 pm

For me, the Boeing 747-400 wins hands-down!
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:47 am

I think that visually, concorde has a most beautiful sculptural quality to it that has never been matched in aviation. It is simply a work of art in motion.
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:50 am

I think the Concorde is probably the best.

However I think the 757 has nice proportions. I think the best way to show off the shape is the the mostly monochrome NWA livery.


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Sun Oct 09, 2005 5:16 pm

Among GA, nothing beats the Lancairs:

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A veeery close runner up, the Diamond Twin Star:

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Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:59 am

For light GA, my vote goes to the SR-22. Most comfortable plane I've ever flown. It feels decadent.

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For GA overall, I think the Beechcraft Starship looks great. Too bad it didn't sell better.

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:45 am

Quoting SuperD (Reply 31):
For light GA, my vote goes to the SR-22.

I agree completely, I think that the SR-22 is the most stylish aircraft hands down. It looks fast just sitting on the ramp!
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:43 am

What are you folks thinking!? The Concorde was the most stylish bird to t/o. My wishes go out to her as I wish her all the best as she rests in peace  crying 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 11, 2005 2:00 pm

Quoting Aa757first (Reply 33):

Here we go....That makes it two of us.

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Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:27 am

The Spartan 7W Executive looks really fine in my eyes, brain and heart  Smile

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:56 am

Concorde
Comet 4
VC-10
727-200
and of course...the 787!!

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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 19, 2005 4:17 am

I agree that the winglets on the 764 give it the best look in the sky...close second is the 777-200LR.
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 19, 2005 4:52 am

Next flight: AMS - TLV - AMS
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 19, 2005 5:01 am

A340-600
Pilatus PC-12
Boeing B757
Wonderful and STYLISH aircraft! Hope I could fly on them everyday!
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Oct 19, 2005 8:40 pm

Guys why have a Question like this when we all CLEARLY know the answer!




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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Nov 02, 2005 1:39 am

What's more stylish than 70's era upper deck lounge on a classic 747-100?
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MarshalN
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Wed Nov 02, 2005 7:41 am

Quoting RedFlyer (Reply 22):
Those long thin lines framed by those massive four engines give her the appearance of a beautiful queen being chaperoned by four well-armed and capable escorts.

I agree the 346 is very nice, but massive engines? I wouldn't exactly call them massive...

I personally like the Concorde too, wish I've had a chance to fly on one  Sad  Sad
 
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:42 am

Concorde
Lockheed Constellation
DC-8
A340-500
B757 winglets!
CRJ-700
E-190

beauties from all over!
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RE: Most Stylish Aircraft

Fri Nov 04, 2005 10:33 am

The MD-11 by FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR!!!!!!!!!!!
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