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Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:33 pm

Best Looking Aircraft A340 or B707


Hard to decide. The 707 is a classic beuty and the A340 is the most elegant aircraft since the B707. Best looking for their individual times perhaps ?

What do you guys think ?

[Edited 2011-07-10 12:34:09]
 
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:56 pm

Why did you pair those two together? Because they both have four engines?
 
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:29 pm

Quoting dumbell2424 (Reply 1):
Because they both have four engines?

Is there a B747 or A380 mentioned ?

Why not ? Both the B707 and A340 are elegant aircraft for their time.

[Edited 2011-07-10 13:35:19]
 
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:36 pm

Sorry but the best looking quad of all time isn't the 707 or A340.

And the winner is the Vickers VC10.
 
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:38 pm

Quoting Mortyman (Reply 2):
Is there a B747 or A380 mentioned ?

No, there isn't. Nor is DC-8, nor Il-86. Nor did I make any possible indication that they were.

Was just asking a question....   

Quoting GBLKD (Reply 3):
Sorry but the best looking quad of all time isn't the 707 or A340.

He wasn't asking for best looking quad. Best looking between these two.

[Edited 2011-07-10 13:39:04]
 
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:39 pm

I would say the A340-600 is best. The 707 is good, but it reminds me too much of a 737.


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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:13 am

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 5):
I would say the A340-600 is best. The 707 is good, but it reminds me too much of a 737.

Well, developmentally speaking, the 737 should remind you of the 707.  

All that aside, I'd go with the 707. The A340-500 isn't far behind, though.
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Mon Jul 11, 2011 4:21 am

Quoting GBLKD (Reply 3):
Sorry but the best looking quad of all time isn't the 707 or A340.

And the winner is the Vickers VC10.

I like that,


Seriously, though, the 707 is one of the best looking Aircraft ever made, A340 ? it has always, to me, looked all 'wrong'
the -300 with it's tiny engines looks out of proportion.


The -600 is ok, but still not a great looker.
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Mon Jul 11, 2011 5:35 am

no contest, 707 all the way.
Now if there were more options (say all widebody airliners) the choice might have been different  
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:31 am

In my opinion, neither the 707 or the A340 come close to the 747-400 in the beauty stakes.
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RE: Best Looking Aircraft A340 Or B707?

Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:50 am

Without the shadow of a doubt, the A340 reigns supreme.


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