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by CV880
Tue May 11, 1999 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fav Plane
Replies: 24
Views: 1256

RE: Fav Plane



My name says it all!

Convairs forever !

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by CV880
Fri May 07, 1999 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tribute To CV880 And CV990
Replies: 11
Views: 1505

RE: Tribute To CV880 And CV990

It has truly made my morning to see these enthusiastic comments about the Convair jets. There was nothing like them. I had the privilege of flying on five Convair 880s (DL and TW), but no 990s :-( .Some tidbits: The cabin comfort of the 880/990 was unsurpassed for its time. Boeing now extols the vi...

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by CV880
Fri May 07, 1999 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How About The Caravelle?
Replies: 9
Views: 1731

RE: How About The Caravelle?

I flew on several Caravelles in the 1970s with Air Inter and Air France, including series III and series 12 aircraft. The series III was my favourite on account of the RR Avons, which emitted this unique rumbling during taxi, and because of the interior architecture, where the passenger service uni...

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by CV880
Fri May 07, 1999 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 727 Interiors
Replies: 8
Views: 1497

RE: Northeast & Delta's 727

L1011Bob is right on target. The early 727 deliveries (N4...DA) had a more subdued red and orange interior scheme, and the seats were designed such that the cushions fit into a white plastic frame seatback (remember those?) The later 727s, advanced models, got the orange, red and purple stuff with ...

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