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Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 18, 2011 12:13 am

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Armav...Sukhoi-Superjet-100-95B/1921069/L/

I think the Sukhoi has the most handsome design ever, overall its amazing to look at, my top list:
1. Sukhoi
2. DC 10/MD11
3. A350
4. 777, 767, 757, 747
4. 787, C-sires,
5. A320, A330
 
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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 18, 2011 12:58 am

The Ilyushin 62 - No contest!  

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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 18, 2011 1:05 am



Lookin sharp!
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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 18, 2011 1:59 am

Certainly the best view out is from the trusty and beautiful L-1011.
 
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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Sun May 22, 2011 10:48 am

How about this for utter weirdness?!

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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Sun May 22, 2011 8:19 pm

Quoting transaeroyyz (Thread starter):
I think the Sukhoi has the most handsome design ever

That thing looks like a mad hornet that got up on the wrong side of the bed! But I think if you want mean looking, the C-17 takes the cake.


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Sun May 22, 2011 9:27 pm

DC8/DC9/MD80/90 no questions!
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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Mon May 23, 2011 10:14 pm

Here is a link to a great album showing a lot of nice cockpit windows.

Unfortunately, my personal favourites are not covered too well, namely these:

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Kind of similar, or am I the only one feeling that way?

The Il-62shown earlier in reply#1 looks like it evolved from this one:

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and the C-17 looks somehow related to the DC-10...

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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Tue May 24, 2011 12:10 am

Quoting Vasu (Reply 4):

Oh my, I like that one!
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Wed May 25, 2011 9:32 am

Quoting Scooter01 (Reply 7):
Unfortunately, my personal favourites are not covered too well, namely these:

Kind of similar, or am I th>e only one feeling that way?

The Canadair CL-44 was based on the Bristol Britannia but for some reason the FAA wouldn't certify it with the original Britannia cockpit windows. So Canadair, which was then owned by General Dynamics which also owned Convair, adapted the Convair 880/990 cockpit windows to fit the CL-44. The version of the CL-44 built for the Canadian Air Force (which didn't require FAA certification) retained the original Britannia cockpit windows..

The modified Convair 880/990 windows and the original Britannia windows on the civil and military CL-44 models below.


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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 25, 2011 12:48 pm

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 9):
The Canadair CL-44 was based on the Bristol Britannia

As was the CL-28 (CP-107) Argus
http://www.airic.ca/html/canadairargus.html


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Wed May 25, 2011 5:47 pm

Definitely the DC-10/MD-11 (and by extension, the C-17, which has the same cockpit windows in a meaner package)!
 
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Wed May 25, 2011 7:22 pm

For example...


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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 25, 2011 9:33 pm

No competition, has to be the L-1011.


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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 25, 2011 9:52 pm

Quoting 747438 (Reply 13):
No competition, has to be the L-1011.


I agree 100%. I don't know why all wide bodies didn't have curved windows like the TriStar, makes for much a smoother translation to the fuselage.
 
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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Wed May 25, 2011 10:20 pm

Quoting tsugambler (Reply 11):
and by extension, the C-17, which has the same cockpit windows in a meaner package)!

Don't forget this one....

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PS. I'd also like to add the McDonnel 220, Lockheed Jetstar and the Dassault Falcon to the list.....
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Thu May 26, 2011 8:39 pm

Surprised nobody has mentioned this beauty yet...


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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Thu May 26, 2011 10:51 pm

I have to say quite a few

DC9/MD80/90

L1011

727

747, the triangular window on the side, just really does something for me.

Also, the 757 looks pretty tee'd off when you get a good head on look at it  

But I have to say, I like the windows the most of any aircraft I'm aboard!!

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RE: Best Looking Cockpit Windows

Fri May 27, 2011 2:46 am

Boeing 767. What can I say, it just looks cute and adorable from front on   I remember overhearing someone commenting on how the 767 looks like a dolphin from that angle ... and I guess to an extent, it does!


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personally i think that is a bit better of concorde
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Fri May 27, 2011 4:18 pm

Gotta be these:


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