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by hoppe777
Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha Air Lines B707-3J9C THR-MHD-THR [+pics/vids]
Replies: 43
Views: 34026

RE: Saha Air Lines B707-3J9C THR-MHD-THR [+pics/vids]

WOW! great report dispatcher   I thoroughly enjoyed that thankyou.

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by hoppe777
Fri May 21, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Google Logo Is Pac-man
Replies: 7
Views: 3657

RE: New Google Logo Is Pac-man

Pretty clever I thought and definately a good time waster

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by hoppe777
Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lay Over At Munich International Airport
Replies: 12
Views: 5293

RE: Lay Over At Munich International Airport

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by hoppe777
Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Melbourne To Brisbane
Replies: 27
Views: 3782

RE: Melbourne To Brisbane

Virgin in my opinion is best for <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> although while my flight with Qantas wasnt by any means bad, i prefer the service on ...

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by hoppe777
Wed Sep 30, 2009 5:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do You Dislike Most About Your Airport?
Replies: 37
Views: 7778

RE: What Do You Dislike Most About Your Airport?

"<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>" Australia The now closed aircraft viewing deck which I always visited while waiting for a flight or even just to come and look at aircraft and the lack of Public transport to and from the airport. No car/taxi...

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by hoppe777
Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On
Replies: 150
Views: 11106

RE: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On

Qantas
Singapore Airlines
Emirates
Virgin Blue
Ryan Air
Swiss International Airlines
Jet Blue
United Airlines
Ansett
Air India
British Airways
Mesa Airlines
Air New Zealand
Lauda Air
TAA
Australian Airlines

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by hoppe777
Sat Mar 01, 2008 6:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Great Aviation Quotes
Replies: 26
Views: 8904

RE: Great Aviation Quotes

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by hoppe777
Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Great Aviation Quotes
Replies: 26
Views: 8904

RE: Great Aviation Quotes

how about this one ?!

Iceman: You can be my wingman any time.
Maverick: Bullsh*t! You can be mine.

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Earliest Aircraft Flown
Replies: 22
Views: 3540

RE: Earliest Aircraft Flown

Ok well me its just the boring old DC-10 While its a classic its not like some of the aircraft you gents have flown.

I would love to go up in a JU-52 or a DC-3

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate LHR?
Replies: 14
Views: 3189

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate LHR?

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Virgin Upper Class Info?
Replies: 6
Views: 4038

RE: Virgin Upper Class Info?

Ive had a few colleagues fly Upper class and they have never had a bad word to say about it. Its alwasy been wow and excellent and very impressed etc so ide say your onto a good thing. From the Chauffered limo to and from the airport to chekc in and then the lounge......I think its a very easy relax...

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by hoppe777
Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Has The Best Business Class: AA,CO,DL,US,UA,NW
Replies: 15
Views: 9962

RE: Who Has The Best Business Class: AA,CO,DL,US,U

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by hoppe777
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Military A/c Would You Want?
Replies: 22
Views: 4726

RE: Which Military A/c Would You Want?

I would so have one of these babies ! an F-15E Strike eagles. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/USA---Air/McDonnell-Douglas-F-15C-35-MC/1314925/L/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/photo/USA--...ell-Douglas-F-15C-35-MC/1314925/L/</a> can fly with one wing if need be and if you want proof...

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by hoppe777
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite "Flying Pencil" Airliner
Replies: 24
Views: 6978

RE: Favorite "Flying Pencil" Airliner

773ER A heavenly aircraft !

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by hoppe777
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 787 Vs. A350
Replies: 52
Views: 5302

RE: 787 Vs. A350

787 for sure !

B787: 8
A350: 9

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by hoppe777
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate LHR?
Replies: 14
Views: 3189

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate LHR?

Heathrow is rubbish ! if one little thing goes wrong it has a severe domino effect, I use <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> 6 times a year and in 4 and 1/2 years ive not been able to get through unhindered without having some kind of trouble whether it be ...

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by hoppe777
Sat Feb 23, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do Some Of BA's LGW B777's Have 10 Abreast In Y?
Replies: 2
Views: 5053

RE: Do Some Of BA's LGW B777's Have 10 Abreast In

Well thats quite possible as Emirates use a 3-4-3 configuration on their 773's

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by hoppe777
Sat Feb 23, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airline Has The Best IFE?
Replies: 22
Views: 9904

RE: Which Airline Has The Best IFE?

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by hoppe777
Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Newest A/c You Have Flown With?
Replies: 50
Views: 5723

RE: Newest A/c You Have Flown With?

Emirates 777-300ER cant have been more than a couple months old at most. everything was new and shiny....i mean everything from the seats, bathroom, and outside the wings and the big Rolls Royce Engine were sparkling. Knew I should have taken the serial. <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL...

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by hoppe777
Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airline Has The Best IFE?
Replies: 22
Views: 9904

RE: Which Airline Has The Best IFE?

Definately Emirates ICE although its not rolled out across all their aircraft yet. I had the pleasure of using it only last week in Business class and I didnt want to get off the jet, haha !

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by hoppe777
Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A380 Vs. 747-800i
Replies: 53
Views: 8941

RE: A380 Vs. 747-800i

Yep 747 anyday......tried and tested !

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by hoppe777
Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?
Replies: 126
Views: 10282

RE: What Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?

747-400, 737-800, A320 all about the same

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Funny Stuff You've Heard On UA Ch.9
Replies: 12
Views: 5705

RE: Funny Stuff You've Heard On UA Ch.9

Brilliant, some great stories here guys, I have my headphones glued to my ears when i fly UA, i love listening to the pilot ATC lingo !

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Could I Fly A Classic Airliner?
Replies: 18
Views: 2977

RE: Where Could I Fly A Classic Airliner?

what about an MD-11 ? Finnair still fly them and im sure youd find a couple other airlines that maybe have a few in service. Fed-ex still fly DC-10's ? you could always wrap yourself up.

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Booked Flights For 2008?
Replies: 265
Views: 15268

RE: Your Booked Flights For 2008?

WOWSERS ! so many big travellers...... im going home for good with a 1 way ticket Emirates Business EK002 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - ...

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is The Best Looking Airbus
Replies: 51
Views: 11747

RE: What Is The Best Looking Airbus

Well its the A340-500 or the A330. The A330 is so quiet and well when you have a good experience on the jet, next time you see it you remember what a good time you had so it starts to grow on you. SO its the A330 !

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is The Best Looking Boeing?
Replies: 50
Views: 10006

RE: What Is The Best Looking Boeing?

777-300ER with the swept back wingtips.

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: In Fairness, Whats The Best Ever Looking Trijet
Replies: 28
Views: 6704

RE: In Fairness, Whats The Best Ever Looking Trije

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is Your All-time Favorite Non-stop Flight?
Replies: 41
Views: 7689

RE: What Is Your All-time Favorite Non-stop Flight

SQ-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> with a brand new Emirates 777-300ER, dimmed cabin lights and the starry night effect in the cabin....The take off and landing were perfect, a smooth flight, entertainment, food and service were also great and ...

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by hoppe777
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads Ever
Replies: 52
Views: 6147

RE: Best Airline Ads Ever

Im not a Qantas fan myself but this one is nice although they could have added some inflight cabin views etc. We only see a 747 in the last 3 seconds. Nice touch nevertheless.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkP9IvkrIyo

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by hoppe777
Wed Sep 12, 2007 7:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do You Think About The Boeing 787?
Replies: 6
Views: 6561

RE: What Do You Think About The Boeing 787?

I think it will be, infact i look forward to it more than i do the A380. its going to have all sorts of new technology and those swept back wings will look amazing. think of it like a series 2 777 with a face lift. they will never make them like they used to though....

Hoppe777

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by hoppe777
Wed Sep 12, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are Fedex Pilot Are Disappointed About No A380s?
Replies: 18
Views: 3940

RE: Are Fedex Pilot Are Disappointed About No A380

oh cool, i guess that last bit about the Europeans liking Airbus and the American's liking Boeing is a bit of a patriotic thing, or you like better what you grew up and learnt to fly with. i think ide do a Boeing over an Airbus...purely a personal preference ofcourse. <acronym title="CSA Czech Airli...

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by hoppe777
Wed Sep 12, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5728

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

well i guess we are all still pretty much in love & very passionate with aviation after all these posts.

hoppe777

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by hoppe777
Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5728

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

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by hoppe777
Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are Fedex Pilot Are Disappointed About No A380s?
Replies: 18
Views: 3940

RE: Are Fedex Pilot Are Disappointed About No A380

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by hoppe777
Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are Fedex Pilot Are Disappointed About No A380s?
Replies: 18
Views: 3940

RE: Are Fedex Pilot Are Disappointed About No A380

wow you guys, great listening to you all...i just wish i could fly an MD-11 properly in flight sim.
you got the best jobs in the world whatever you fly, I say !

Hoppe777

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by hoppe777
Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5728

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

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by hoppe777
Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5728

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

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by hoppe777
Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5728

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

I live in London and they fly overhead everyday on my way to work and people at work call me a geek because i have a concorde mounted on my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> and at home i have an old model of a <acronym title="British Airways">BA</ac...

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by hoppe777
Sun Jun 17, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Aircrafts You Wouldn't Fly On?
Replies: 46
Views: 5431

RE: Any Aircrafts You Wouldn't Fly On?

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by hoppe777
Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First Flight
Replies: 119
Views: 8537

RE: Your First Flight

Soon after I was born I flew from Brisbane to Frankfurt Via Singapore with SQ. I dont remember a thing but they have been my chosen carrier since ! ahhhh good old Singapore Airlines...........

Hoppe777

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by hoppe777
Thu Apr 19, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bring Back The 747SP
Replies: 25
Views: 4018

RE: Bring Back The 747SP

Wow 31 years old. Surely they are near their end ? and no longer efficient enough to keep.

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by hoppe777
Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The World's Best Airlines (+ Airline Alliance)
Replies: 12
Views: 6896

RE: The World's Best Airlines (+ Airline Alliance)

We are giving some good plugs to SQ they should treat us for giving them good business !

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by hoppe777
Tue Apr 17, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The World's Best Airlines (+ Airline Alliance)
Replies: 12
Views: 6896

RE: The World's Best Airlines (+ Airline Alliance)

1. Singapore Airlines
2. Lufthansa
3. Emirates
4. Virgin Blue
5. United

Star Alliance because Im a very big SQ fan and the alliance can fly me almost anywhere I want.

Hoppe777

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by hoppe777
Tue Apr 17, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Next Scheduled Flight Part 2?
Replies: 226
Views: 11311

RE: What's Your Next Scheduled Flight Part 2?

There are some serious flyers around A.net jeez my next is <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym> return in July a...

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by hoppe777
Tue Apr 17, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline!
Replies: 16
Views: 3937

RE: Best Airline!

Singapore Airlines and/or Emirates

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by hoppe777
Tue Apr 17, 2007 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bring Back The 747SP
Replies: 25
Views: 4018

RE: Bring Back The 747SP

Does Air Syria not fly one into <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> ? im sure ive spotted one not so long ago ? Great aircraft to watch. These days executive directors arent interested in reviving old icons, they want economy and efficiency and who cares wha...

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by hoppe777
Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Did Your Airline Loyalties Come From?
Replies: 47
Views: 5690

RE: Where Did Your Airline Loyalties Come From?

Singapore Airlines are my chosen Carrier. Even if it means paying a little extra ill do it, Everything about them is good, perhaps maybe their 747 fleet is a little aged but it wont be to long before the A380 is introduced into service. Being part of the star alliance is also a big factor nowadays, ...

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by hoppe777
Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Tail
Replies: 63
Views: 23592

RE: Best Airline Tail

Frontier is my favourite because they alwasy have a different animal on the tail. Singapore airlines ia another favourite but thats more due to the familiarity i think.

Hoppe777

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by hoppe777
Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: FRA Or MUC?
Replies: 8
Views: 3068

RE: FRA Or MUC?

Munich for sure. Much nicer newer terminal and its all very well planned out, straight forward and simple.

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