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Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:58 pm

Inspired by the Airports you visited but not flown to thread, what aircraft have you been aboard on the ground but haven't flown on?

I'll start:

Boeing 747-400F
C-17 Globemaster III
Cessna 162 Skycatcher
Concorde
Sikorsky S-76
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:18 pm

Think all I got is the C-5, unless I can somehow do the required gymnastics to could the cabin demonstrator for the MRJ, or the 727 procedures sim ;)
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:37 pm

Boeing VC-137 (museum)
Boeing 747-100 (museum)
Boeing 777-200LR (work)
DHC-8-100/300 (work)
Concorde (museum)
Vickers Viscount (museum)
Vickers VC-10 (museum)
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:04 pm

I enjoy poking around hangers and aviation museums, so it could be a long list. That said, there are a lot of types that I've visited in museums and have then still managed to fly on later (Il-18, Il-62, Il-76, Il-86, DC-3 etc...)

A321-200 NEO (London Gatwick)
An-124 (Kiev Gostomel)
BAe Hawk (various airshows)
B707-300 (Reagan Library, CA, USA)
BBD CS-100 (Farnborough Airshow)
CH-47 (various airshows)
Concorde (Sinsheim Museum)
DC-4 (Coventry)
EMB E-2 (Farnborough Airshow)
GAF Nomad (Air Safaris, NZ)
Il-14 (Pyongyang Airport, before it was moved to the underground museum)
L-188 Electra (Buffalo Airways Hangar)
L. Constellation (TWA Hotel, JFK)
RUAG Do-228 NG (Farnborough Airshow)
Shorts Sunderland (Chatham Islands, NZ)
Tu-144 (Sinsheim Museum)
Viking DHC-6-400 (Farnborough Airshow)
Westland Puma (various airshows)

I'm positive there are dozens, if not hundreds more. I haven't even thought about historic warbirds, or different variants of Antonovs that I've climbed through.
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:14 pm

Concorde (USS Intrepid museum)
A380 (QF Sydney maintenance base)
Lockheed Constellation (HARS Museum, WOL airport)

Probably a couple of others at various GA airports and arishows. And anything open to enter at any aviation or technical museum
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:22 pm

A C-130 and Concorde both come to mind. I think I got to sit in the cockpit of some fighter at an air museum as a kid, but I forget what it was. Maybe an old F-4?
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:15 pm

Been to various museums all around the world, so I got plenty, too:

Antonov An-22
Antonov An-28*
Boeing 747-200
Boeing 767-200
Canadair CL-215
Cessna 172*
Dassault Mercure
Dornier Do 31
Douglas DC-3
Eurofighter*
Iljuschin Il-14
Iljuschin Il-18
Junkers Ju-52
Mil Mi-8
Lockheed Super Constellation
Pilatus PC-12*
Tupolev Tu-144
Vickers Viscount

*marked aircraft were operational and NOT museum exhibits.
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:27 pm

Concorde
KC-135
C-130H
F-4E
F-5E
AH-64E
B-52H

Seems like I`ve mostly been at airshows or museums.
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:40 pm

They pretty much all would have been static displays at airshows and museums. As best as I can remember:

Military (historical)
B-25
C-47 (DC-3)
C-54 (DC-4)
B-29 -- "Fifi"

Military (in service)
C-5
C-130
Maybe a C-17 (Vague memory of an airshow I attended as a kid around 30 years ago)
KC-135
KC-10

Civilian:
A310F
B727-200F
B757-200F
B767F (don't recall if it was a 200 or 300)
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:54 pm

I've got five specific ones:

Lockheed JetStar:

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Convair 880:

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Both of those were at Graceland. Well worth a trip and not just for the planes.

Lockheed L1049 Constellation:

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One of the many planes that served as Air Force One in the early jet age:

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And perhaps most sadly, the Concorde:

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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:17 am

Concorde (Boeing Flight Museum, BFI)
787 (-8 I think) (United Airlines on a maintenance tour, LAX)
MD-10 (FedEx maintenance tour, MEM)
DC-3 (Delta Flight Museum, ATL)
Constellation (TWA Museum, Kansas City downtown airport)
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:21 am

Concorde (Museum of Flight)
747-100 RA001 (Museum of Flight)
787 prototype (Museum of Flight)
VC-137 (Museum of Flight)
SR-71A ((Museum of Flight)
DHC-4 Caribou (Royal Malaysian Air Force Museum)

747-200F (airport visit)
747-400F (airport visit)
747-400 (airport visit)
A330-300 (airport visit)
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:23 am

Concorde G-BOAG (IAD)
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:51 pm

PlymSpotter wrote:
hangers


hangars
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:16 pm

DC-3
A helicopter
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:56 pm

e38 wrote:
PlymSpotter wrote:
hangers


hangars


Thanks - you're better than autocorrect
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:39 pm

Quite a few thanks to visiting museums and attending events in the past that had aircraft open for tour, let me make a list:

707-300 (Museum of Flight)
727-100 (ditto)
727-200 (ditto)
737-900 (non-ER, Alaska Aviation Day)
747-100 (MOF)
787-8 (ditto)
Q400 (Alaska Aviation Day)
C-17 (tour of JBLM)
Concorde (MOF)
A320/321, A332, 712, 73G/8/9ER, 744, 752/3, E145, E175, CR9
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:06 pm

Concorde
B747-800i
B747-200F
B787-8
DC-3

Those are the ones I can think of off the top of my head. I am sure there were others
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:27 pm

My faves were the Denver Ports of Call Convair 990s during their monthly open houses in the early 80s. Also been aboard their L-188, 727-100, 707-100Bs and 707-300B/Cs but I've flown on those types with other airlines (except the 707-300B.)
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:06 pm

Concorde and Boeing 767 are the only ones I know of off the top of my head. Couldn't be sure if I've been on board N661US before in flight.
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:36 am

VC-10, Concorde, V-22, C-17, C-5, Bell 212 Twin Huey, Chinook, Panavia Tornado, Nimrod, C-130. Probably more, but they all come to mind.
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:30 pm

From what I can recall:
BAC 1-11 (Brooklands Museum)
Boeing 707-138B (Qantas Founders Museum)
Boeing 747-200B (Qantas Founders Museum)
Concorde (Brooklands Museum)
De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (Queensland Aviation Museum)
Douglas DC-3/C-47 (Central Australia Aviation Museum, and McDonalds Taupo, NZ)
Lockheed L1049 Super Constellation (Qantas Founders Museum)
Vickers Vanguard (Brooklands Museum)
Vickers VC-10 (Brooklands Museum)
Vickers Viscount (Brooklands Museum, and Queensland Aviation Museum - [Nose section only])
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:00 pm

C-5 (MacDill AFB Show)
C-141 (MacDill AFB Show)
C-130 (MacDill AFB Show)
Maybe others at same airshow, it was many years ago
F-14 (Miramar 1994) Does 'leaned into the cockpit" count?
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:27 am

For work:
UA (CO) 762 to drop off a UM during my first job
TK 77W
TK A340
LH A380

For leisure
Cessna 172
Embraer Phenom

Plus quite a few at air shows and museums. The earliest of which I can remember when I was about 3 or 4 I was put in the captains seat of a KC135 at the former Millington NAS and I was playing with switches on the yoke when the pilot set off the stick shaker test. He told me that I fired the guns and blew up the beer stand lol.
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Sat Mar 06, 2021 4:18 am

In terms of types, I worked at NZ for a while a long time ago and got to go onboard aircraft on a daily basis, some types I’ve been onboard but never down OTOH

A342 AR
A313 SB
74L SS, Corsair 747SP filling in for TN
762 NZ
M11 CI

Was onboard plenty of carriers I’ve never flown, or types I’ve flown with other carriers.
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:51 pm

Not including museum pieces but only planes I've had the opportunity to visit but didn't fly I could name BA's L1011, Aeroflot's IL86 and Austral's BAC 1-11.
Cabin crew L188 707 727 737 757 767 A300 DC10 MD11 777 747
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Sun Mar 07, 2021 7:03 am

Lockheed Constellation - Camarillo
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 08, 2021 6:52 am

Just a Citation jet. The captain was at the FBO and let me have a look at the cockpit since we were chatting. Cozy. I forget which one it was.
 
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:49 pm

As far as my brain has kept track off:

At Museums
- Concorde (2x actually: Sinsheim & Yeovilton)
- Tu-144
- Vickers Viscount
- Avro RJX100
- Canadair Challenger
- VC-990 Coronado

At Airshows/fairs
- CH-53G
- AW-169
- Aérospatiale AS 332 Super Puma
- Aérospatiale SA 319 Alouette III
- Bell UH-1
- AH-64 Apache
- UH-60 Black Hawk (lots of choppers here...)
- C-160 Transall
- Cessna Citation (no idea which subtype - a T-tailed)
- Dassault Mirage IIIS

Other occasions
- Mooney unknown type
- Piper PA-28 Archer
- Piper PA-18 / L-4
- 747-200 (really recommendable: Arlanda Airport JumboStay, flew on -100 ans -400, but not the -200)
- Breguet Atlantique (the cut up one in the Geneva Airport building - does that bird still exist?)
- Northrop F-5E Tiger II
- Hawker Hunter (in 1993, still operational with Swiss Air Force back then)
 
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Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:16 am

A346 :(
 
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Thu Mar 18, 2021 4:56 pm

Rockwell B-1 Lancer and FedEx 727-100 both at the 1989 Springfield Air Rendezvous.
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Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:12 pm

Concorde (G-AXDN in Duxford and G-BOAF in Filton)
Bristol Britannia (Duxford)
VC 10 (Duxford)
Airbus A380 (Farnborough Airshow 2018)
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