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by pl4nekr4zy
Tue Sep 09, 2003 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Best Configuration?
Replies: 23
Views: 4694

RE: What Is The Best Configuration?

I like the 2-3-2 configuration in 767's. Boeing designed it with this configuration so that 80% of the seats were either window or aisle seats. Smart move...not so many of the dreaded middle seats.  Big grin

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by pl4nekr4zy
Tue Sep 09, 2003 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico 737 Picture
Replies: 25
Views: 4723

RE: AeroMexico 737 Picture

Nope, count the windows, it's a 700.  Big grin

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Sep 07, 2003 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Praise Of The Golden Tail (And Three Stripes)
Replies: 10
Views: 4665

RE: In Praise Of The Golden Tail (And Three Stripes)

Exnonrev: I believe Matt was simply talking about the livery, not the airline  Big grin
Personally, I think the redball looks better. But thats just my opinion based on looks...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Sep 07, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are The Pax On This Lufthansa Jet Thinking?
Replies: 13
Views: 5868

RE: What Are The Pax On This Lufthansa Jet Thinking?

HlywdCatft: That is pretty freaky, flight 911....

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Sep 06, 2003 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Fantasy Continental Livery
Replies: 22
Views: 3921

RE: New Fantasy Continental Livery

I don't think <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> needs a new livery either. Their globe has to be one of my favorite airline logos of all time. I also like their colors: the perfect shade of blue and gray, accented by a beautiful gold color. Tommy767: The <acronym title="Contin...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Sep 06, 2003 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First View- Delta 7e7 In New Colours
Replies: 50
Views: 15166

RE: First View- Delta 7e7 In New Colours

Yah thats one of AirDar's masterpieces over at <a href="http://www.diecastaircraft.com" target=_blank>http://www.diecastaircraft.com</a> (In the "What If" section). There are also beautuful renditions of the 7E7 in other liveries on that site too, like a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">C...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Sep 06, 2003 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Lost' Air Canada Plane Nearly Hits B.C. Cessna
Replies: 7
Views: 5044

RE: 'Lost' Air Canada Plane Nearly Hits B.C. Cessna

Wow! Something like that is really an oddity with all the advanced instruments and navigational systems modern aircraft are equipped with. How embarrassing for the crew, did the pilots lose their jobs?

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by pl4nekr4zy
Wed Sep 03, 2003 9:02 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Mistakes On Herpa Wings Models
Replies: 12
Views: 8430

RE: Mistakes On Herpa Wings Models

Na: Herpa Premiums models originated from the Lufthansa Modell Edition. These were limited edition models produced by Herpa in the late '80's for Lufthansa. Lufthansa wanted these models to be the absolute most detailed and accurate models ever in the 1:200 scale (and they were). So what does this h...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Tue Sep 02, 2003 3:18 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: The New Gemini Jets - Gemini 250
Replies: 2
Views: 6928

RE: The New Gemini Jets - Gemini 250

I wish they would have just made them in 1:200 scale! <img src="/discussions/graphics/angry.gif" ALT="Angry"> I see what they said about it on their website, but I already collect 1:200 and 1:400, and I do not want to start collecting another scale, so I don't plan on getting any of these. I kn...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Tue Sep 02, 2003 3:09 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Model Airplanes
Replies: 3
Views: 4330

RE: Model Airplanes

Yes, refer to the post Runway was talking about. But I will say this: I don't think there is one company that is the best. Some companies are better in certain areas or with certain aircraft types than others... And another thing, I totally agree with Runway that 1:500 is just too small! Thus I don'...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 31, 2003 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Been In A Control Tower?
Replies: 33
Views: 4434

RE: Ever Been In A Control Tower?

Philhyde: Yes, it was the new one, and it was very new at the time.  Big thumbs up

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 31, 2003 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Picture
Replies: 10
Views: 2669

RE: Interesting Picture

MY guess is that it was taken from the cockpit of the third plane, maybe something with eyebrow windows?

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 31, 2003 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Picture
Replies: 10
Views: 2669

RE: Interesting Picture

Well, did you read the remark about the pic? The pic was taken from a plane at 35,000 feet. The closer 777 is at 37,000 feet, and the higher one is at 38,000 feet.

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 31, 2003 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Motor Mouth
Replies: 6
Views: 1730

RE: Motor Mouth

I once had a <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym> flight on which the captain practically gave us an en-route history lesson and air tour. ...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Ever Get In An Airline Mood?
Replies: 9
Views: 4704

RE: Do You Ever Get In An Airline Mood?

Yep guys, same goes for me. Smokin cool I have been getting into Airbus 330's & 40's as of late, as well as L-1011's, which is kool and weird, cause I've never been into Tristars!

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Give The Guy Prison Time--This Is Bull...
Replies: 42
Views: 4955

RE: Give The Guy Prison Time--This Is Bull...

I aree with Goose and Fly, losing control of yourself to the extent of physically interfering isn't something that happens to normal people, and shouldn't be taken lightly. This person obviously has a problem, and if not properly dealt with, could lead to much more serious issues in the future. I wo...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Been In A Control Tower?
Replies: 33
Views: 4434

Ever Been In A Control Tower?

Hey everyone, About 4 years ago, my dad (CO pilot) was able to arrange a visit to the <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> control tower. It was an awsome experience, and sadly, after 9/11, probably a once in a life time experience. Man the ...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do You Dress When You Fly?
Replies: 76
Views: 9136

RE: How Do You Dress When You Fly?

Since my dad works for CO, we always non-rev, so I'm required to dress appropriately. That is, dress shoes, slacks, and a collared shirt.

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 8:48 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Gemini Jets
Replies: 3
Views: 4103

RE: Gemini Jets

In my opinion, GeminiJets are very acurate and realistic, and are of superb quality. They are my favorite model manufacturer in the 1:400 scale, but there are several others out there that are just as good as Gemini, and in some cases better. They all have registration numbers, and all regular relea...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?
Replies: 14
Views: 9061

RE: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?

I believe rotation is around 145 knots at least for smaller airliners. Not sure bout the Concorde...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your DC-10 Memories
Replies: 60
Views: 6001

RE: Your DC-10 Memories

All my DC-10 flights were on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> between <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> and <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (M<acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 30, 2003 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need A New Background: What Is Your Favorit Pic?
Replies: 29
Views: 5094

RE: Need A New Background: What Is Your Favorit Pic?

I had this one for a while... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/280376/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/280376/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/7/3/280376.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger ph...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Modern Fleet In The World
Replies: 28
Views: 10530

RE: Most Modern Fleet In The World

Yep, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> deffinately has one of the younger and more modern fleets as far as U.S. airlines go. And they are phazing out the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80's, which will give them an even younger fleet, as well as an all Boeing fle...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Thu Aug 28, 2003 8:43 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Mistakes On Herpa Wings Models
Replies: 12
Views: 8430

RE: Mistakes On Herpa Wings Models

I don't collect 1:500, only 1:200 and 1:400, but I have also had some dissapointments with Herpa in the 1:200 scale. Their Korean Air 777-200 "World Cup" has the same registration as their regular Korean Air release, and that aircraft wasn't the one that had the 2002 World Cup markings. And the most...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Thu Aug 28, 2003 8:33 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: AA 757-200 Model
Replies: 5
Views: 9660

RE: AA 757-200 Model

I have also built the Minicraft kit American 767 is referring to. It looks especially good on display next to the American 733 kit also by Minicraft in the same scale  Smile

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by pl4nekr4zy
Tue Aug 26, 2003 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Slogans
Replies: 67
Views: 13294

RE: Airline Slogans

"Work Hard, Fly Right." CO

*DING* "You are now free to move about the country." WN

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by pl4nekr4zy
Mon Aug 25, 2003 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flew On A A300?
Replies: 49
Views: 4182

RE: Ever Flew On A A300?

I flew many times on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> A300's years ago when i was little. Sadly, I don't remember much about them. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/134036/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href=...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Mon Aug 25, 2003 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot New Colours - Nice!
Replies: 30
Views: 4844

RE: Aeroflot New Colours - Nice!

yep, dieffinately better than the old colors...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Mon Aug 25, 2003 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Airplane Sounds
Replies: 73
Views: 4278

RE: Favorite Airplane Sounds

I like the roar of the engines during reverse thrust...its almost like the power is being increased, but the plane is slowing down, know what I mean?  Smokin cool

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 24, 2003 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Decides Who Flies?
Replies: 8
Views: 2467

RE: Who Decides Who Flies?

I hear that sometimes the non-flying pilot is busier than the flying pilot  Smile

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by pl4nekr4zy
Fri Aug 22, 2003 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite All-time Airline Livery Is........
Replies: 67
Views: 6276

RE: Favorite All-time Airline Livery Is........

There are many liveries that I like, I can't say I have a favorite. But here are some of my top picks (in no particular order)... Continental <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/402695/L/" targe...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Fri Aug 22, 2003 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Most In Need Of Livery Change?
Replies: 131
Views: 12477

RE: Airline Most In Need Of Livery Change?

Lindy, what's wrong with British Airways'? I love their livery  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by pl4nekr4zy
Thu Aug 21, 2003 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Specific Aircraft Do You Hope To Fly Aboard?
Replies: 40
Views: 5120

RE: Which Specific Aircraft Do You Hope To Fly Aboard?

Right now, I'd like to fly on any series A340, any series 777, and a 717. And of course when the A380 is launched, that will be on the top of my list  Big thumbs up

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by pl4nekr4zy
Wed Aug 20, 2003 6:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Finally Sells Another 764ER!
Replies: 19
Views: 5423

RE: Boeing Finally Sells Another 764ER!

I'm glad to see this plane getting some more orders, even if it's not for commercial service. I hope they take all 29 options as spacepope has mentioned.

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by pl4nekr4zy
Wed Aug 20, 2003 6:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hole In Tail Of DC-9 Series A/c?
Replies: 9
Views: 5887

Hole In Tail Of DC-9 Series A/c?

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/403033/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/403033/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/3/0/403033.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 17, 2003 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Livery
Replies: 27
Views: 4150

RE: Southwest Livery

Well, this is not my favorite livery, but I'd have to say the new blue livery is much better than the old one.

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 17, 2003 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747SP--a Silly Design?
Replies: 51
Views: 6485

RE: 747SP--a Silly Design?

Silly as in silly looking, yes. Silly as in silly performance design, no. It was designed as an ultra-long range aircraft for routes that wouldnt need the high capacity of a 747-200. The stubby look it has is complimented by the 2 foot taller tail. I don't think any airlines are still operating it, ...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 17, 2003 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Breaking The Sound Barrier
Replies: 18
Views: 13157

RE: Airliners Breaking The Sound Barrier

I once read that a 747 (-200, I think) almost reached the speed of sound in a nose dive during a test flight.

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 17, 2003 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA 25th Anniversary 757
Replies: 12
Views: 3664

RE: ATA 25th Anniversary 757

On a slightly different note, does anyone know if the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> Peter Max Millenium 777 is still around? The last time i saw it was about a year ago at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>. Any ...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sun Aug 17, 2003 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Model Of 747's
Replies: 35
Views: 7131

RE: What Is Your Favorite Model Of 747's

I agree that they are all great, but my favorite has to be the -400, the newest and most advanced of all the Jumbos, and still in production today. I love the winglets on her, they add a certain amount of ellegance  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">, nevermind the fuel sav...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 16, 2003 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Likes The 757-200 And Why?
Replies: 55
Views: 7450

RE: Who Likes The 757-200 And Why?

yep, there is quite a resemblance between the 752 and 321  Big grin

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 16, 2003 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Likes The 757-200 And Why?
Replies: 55
Views: 7450

RE: Who Likes The 757-200 And Why?

The 757 is my favorite narrow body plane of all time, particularly the -200. It is very sleek looking, and as stated already, has a lot of power behind it. I've flown in <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> coach and first class in them many times, and they're both great for sing...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 16, 2003 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Little Qantas Humor...
Replies: 8
Views: 4151

RE: A Little Qantas Humor...

Wherever those are from, lol they're great  Big thumbs up

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 16, 2003 3:48 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Gemini Jets August Releases...
Replies: 7
Views: 7725

RE: Gemini Jets August Releases...

the South African A346 looks great, as well as the Swiss International MD-11  Smile I might get these 2.

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by pl4nekr4zy
Sat Aug 16, 2003 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series
Replies: 38
Views: 5653

RE: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series

out of the 73's ive been on (-300, -500 ,-800), i'd have to say i like the -300 the best. but for looks, the -800 with blended winglets gets my vote, looks espcially good in ATA colors  Smile

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by pl4nekr4zy
Fri Aug 15, 2003 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To The "-100" Series?
Replies: 14
Views: 6308

What Happened To The "-100" Series?

I did a search and didn't find anything about this topic, but sorry if it has already been discussed.

Can someone tell me why Boeing started designating the first version of their aircraft as the -200 series instead of -100? After the 747, the first versions were all -200...

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by pl4nekr4zy
Fri Aug 15, 2003 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kind Of Cool
Replies: 6
Views: 1764

RE: Kind Of Cool

Heh that is a kool coincidence. That paint scheme looks great on that bird.

BTW, this is my first post here on A.net, and I'm lookin forward to chattin bout aviation with everyone!

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