jalapeno
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Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:57 pm

Ever thought cockpit windows sometimes look like facial expressions? These are what come to mind...

DC-10, MD11 - Looks like a mean face
737, 727 - Looks almost "female"
747 - Distinguished
757 - Like a teenager

Any opinions?

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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 23, 2006 5:54 pm

I never really thought of it that way, but I do agree with the DC10 and MD11 mean face looks
 
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 23, 2006 9:19 pm

Hi Jalapeno..welcome to A.net  Smile

I've ALWAYS thought aircraft cockpit windows give them facial expressions.

MD11 - DC10 has the meanest look out there.
The Mad Dogs - well..they do have a dog-like face  Smile
The 737 also has a very mean look while the 757 has a very calm but stern look.
The airbus A320 series has a baby-face while the A330-340 have a much more stern look.
The 747 has a big bad ol' man look . The A380...has a dumb look  Smile (I'm an Airbus fan)

The only aircraftthat looks almost female is the A320 ..the 767 comes close  Smile
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:16 pm

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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:30 pm

Quoting JetMech (Reply 3):
"Luke, I am your father, join me on the dark side!"

That's very cool! Big grin

Sometimes the colour and livery on an aircraft can add certain character to its look too. Just like this one. Being a 737 already made it looks "almost female", I think the colours made it looks like a drag queen posing in a parade.  rotfl 


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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Tue Sep 26, 2006 8:49 am

I have always thought of the MD-11 to be the evil stepdad.
 
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:56 pm

I think that the 777 has a lovely face!

She looks like she means business!


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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:45 pm

I personally think the A330 looks determined and focused.


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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:36 pm

Quoting BAW076 (Reply 6):
She looks like she means business!

especially with those big engines
 
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:52 pm

I have always thought of the 747's expression as being both majestic and proud
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Tue Sep 26, 2006 10:46 pm

I always thought that the DC10/MD11 windsheild configuration made it look like it was wearing a Lone Ranger mask.


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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:14 am

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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Fri Sep 29, 2006 1:14 pm

I agree on the DC10/MD11... When she is head one then I think: I'd better run, there is someone angry with me...
744 is just gorgeous... The big old man look... nicely said  Wink But somehow it is correct... looking down to you...
777 is just a beast, but positiv... looks at you and says: get out of my way, I have my job to do...
737... well, I mostly see the cockpit windows from inside  Wink But from outside it looks a bit sad sometimes! Especially when being puchbacked with one of the trucks who lift the aircraft up...

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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:07 am

I like these the best

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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:43 am

"I'm sunbathing":
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:47 am

Quoting Acjflyer (Reply 7):
I personally think the A330 looks determined and focused.

Yes I agree, it does look that way but I never could put my finger on it on how it looked.
 
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:30 am

DC-9's to eyebrow-equippped 717's look like "I didn't deafen your ears!" to me...
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RE: Cockpit Window Facial Expressions

Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:52 am

L-1011 has a nice face


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