It's a perfectly valid comment. In the US, it seems that Halloween is an event everyone does in good spirit. People dress up, make an effort and it is done in the name of family get-togethers and fun. In the UK, it seems only a way of creating trouble. What supermarket chain ASDA did tells us a lot ...Jump to post
Yes, it was, NZblue. I was going to raise that but thought it to be nit-picking. <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> The A380 therefore is the A320 equivalent as it were. However, I don't think we'll be seeing any A379's or A381's! Infact, it's a rather odd designation sy...Jump to post
Well, I was going to say that the picture looks much more like an A340 airframe than an A380. There are already several variants of the A380 planned and none would appear to be this drastic in changes. Wouldn't the centre of gravity be a little off, if this picture were of a real airplane?Jump to post
<i>on a side note, i believe the reason something like that will never exist is because of pressurization. tubular fuselages seem easier to pressurize than that of an oval or rectangular shape.</i> Interesting point, BrodieBrazil. However the developers (was it NASA?) of a "Flying Wing" project must...Jump to post
Like PF-BHA, I also heard of an aircraft with only 1 passenger aboard. I believe it was an Air France flight. The lone passenger had several cabin crew catering to his every need!!
<a href="http://www.airlinepictures.net/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/171/sort/1/size/medium/cat/514/page/1" target=_blank>http://www.airlinepictures.net/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/171/sort/1/size/medium/cat/514/page/1</a> That has to be the funniest plane spoof I've ever seen!! The first two pos...Jump to post
Thanks for the link, N771AN. The model is almost exactly what I want - but the price! I better stick to plastic as of course, the price is more within my budget, however it looks incredible quality. Thanks again. European, that's a good idea. I've searched eBay recently and there's no models that I ...Jump to post
Are you referring to this pic? I can't see the difference to be honest! I also entered the 3D model and found no difference. http://www.airbus.com/A380/openpict.aspx?url=/A380/Images/<acronym title="Teesside - International (Middleton St. George) (MME / EGNV), United Kingdom">MME</acronym>/1529.JPG ...Jump to post
Thanks for the tips. We're flying from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Are there no walkways there? Having just moved, it's my first time flying from a Midlands airport. [email protected], is it Ryanair that have disabled reclining seats? If so, that's a splendid idea! Other than babies or young children, this...Jump to post
I was expecting a swarve new livery to adorn the plane, but it seems a little lacklustre. I sure hope some planes adopt an Athens-style livery if we were selected, but perhaps it should be done now; while it matters. I've put my name down to "Back The Bid". It'd be great if the Games could return to...Jump to post
For the past fewmonths, I've been looking for British Airways 777 plastic models in a 1:100 scale. I've found some on eBay but I was wondering if any of you know of a place where I can buy directly from the maker. The price on eBay is around £40 + p&p. Is that reasonable? Do you know of any online s...Jump to post
I have to agree with FVILLA. Love it or loathe it, it'll catch your attention in a traffic jam, believe me. Same with the 5- and 7-Series. Perhaps even the 1-Series. I started off wondering what BMW had done to such a classic design such as the present 3-Series. The only car left in the range a true...Jump to post
Thanks for making me laugh!! Great names there!
Infact, it'll be interesting to see what nickname Singapore Airlines adopts for its fleet of 10 A380s, considering the appropriately-named Megatop 747.
Thanks for the responses! I haven't flown "budget" before. Only ever flown on tour operator aircraft or scheduled flights so it should be interesting to say the least. 7LBAC: When you say that seats are not allocated, does that mean NONE of the seats are allocated? We're a party of 12 so could we be...Jump to post
I read Airliner World (am yet to buy the current one) and thoroughly enjoy it. Every aspect is great. Airways is very good too - I bought it for an A3XX special a few years ago, but Airliner World has a great layout and great writers - plus there's pages of news!!Jump to post
First of all, I'd imagine the limelight will still be very much on the A380. Airline orders, what passengers think of the plane, new variations of the monster and of course whether the plane is a success or not. The 7E7 will be a hot topic I'd imagine for the industry, especially with the groundbrea...Jump to post
Hello all, I've just signed up at Airliners.net for a First Class Membership after being a frequent visitor for some time. Glad to support such an awesome site. Anyway, I'm going to be travelling with EasyJet in March (with College) to Berlin and was wondering if any of you have flown with them. I w...Jump to post