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Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 4:19 am

What planes do you think too short.For me, without a doubt, the 767-200:

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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 11:09 am

I agree, the 762 is way too short.
Some may say the A318 is too short. I don't see why. It's just a baby  Wink
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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 11:31 am

Boeing 747SP.



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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:01 pm

Definitely the A318. The A380 would also look much better if it would be a longer aircraft.
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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:36 pm

I would also go with the 747 SP

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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:36 pm

Quoting YYZflyer (Reply 1):
Some may say the A318 is too short.



Quoting Columba (Reply 3):
Definitely the A318.

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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:37 pm

The a310 possibly? But it does look cute...
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RE: Too Short Planes

Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:01 pm

The A318 too short for my liking
 
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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:22 am

ATRs. They wouldn't look as fat if they were longer.
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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:26 am

Quoting GAIsweetGAI (Reply 8):
ATRs. They wouldn't look as fat if they were longer.

That's why I like the ATR-72 better than the -42.

Quoting Ag92 (Reply 4):
I would also go with the 747 SP

If the tail were shorter it would look a lot better, I think. We're used to seeing the normal 747 tail, seeing the same overall shape with a tail that's so much bigger makes it looks like the SP is much more of a shrink than it actually is.

I nominate the 737-600 and A388.

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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:18 am

The 737-600 just looks odd, compared to the other models. Then again those Yaks 42 from the USSR is a ugly looking thing.

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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:51 am

The DC-9-10 also looks a bit stubby.

But the Jetstream 31 takes the cake.
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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 9:45 am

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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 10:07 am

The 737-600 is definately too short. To me it looks stubby.


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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 10:15 am

To me the 727-100 was real short, but then again i grew up with the 200 so...
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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:30 pm

The 737-500 looked a bit too small for me. 720's are in there too.
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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:48 pm

The 747SP looks just ugly
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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 10:07 pm

AB 318
B 737-6
B767-2
B747-SP

however I still enjoy seeing & flying them.........

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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Sep 18, 2006 11:06 pm

I only work on the A333 and A343, thus to me, an A342 looks too short. It is just not enough fuselage for 4 engines no .
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RE: Too Short Planes

Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:07 am

These are way to short... i think the 762 and the 747SP are also way to short.
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RE: Too Short Planes

Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:14 am

To short a/c for my taste:

747SP
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762
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RE: Too Short Planes

Tue Sep 19, 2006 9:47 am

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RE: Too Short Planes

Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:04 pm

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I'll agree on the 762 and even the A380 in its first release.

I know what plane isn't too short though. The A340-600 is too long if you ask me. Bigger Faster Longer Farter! (yes, misspelled on purpose.)
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As if the A319 wasn't short enough. They went and made it worse.

The A346, 739, 773, 764, and CRJ-900 are all way too long.
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RE: Too Short Planes

Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:05 pm

Reading the replies I wonder why no one complained about the fuselage length of the Northrop N9M.  bouncy 

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RE: Too Short Planes

Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:43 pm

Thought of another one: how about the F-28. That was one short jet.
 
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In my opinion, and I also agree about the 747SP and 736, although I am becoming more fond of the short stubby aircraft.

DC-8-70 series are far too long, and also the 773ER!

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RE: Too Short Planes

Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:57 am

The DC-9-10, A318, B762, B736, and IMO even the CRJ-200 are all a bit short.

A long one that no one has mentioned yet surprisingly is the B753.
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