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RE: Your Firsts!

Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:41 pm

1st inflight Wi-Fi .... JAL JFK-NRT 2005 (back when it was called Boeing Connexion)
1st quad .... definitely the 747, either 742 or 744
1st 32" IFE .... Asiana 777
1st time having entire cabin to myself .... last year on CX F, JFK-YVR
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RE: Your Firsts!

Fri Feb 12, 2016 3:32 am

1st flight ... SYD-HNL
1st airline ... Qantas
1st type ... 747-200
1st reg flown ... AA DC-10-30 N144AA - first recorded reg.
1st trijet ... As above.
1st quad ... QF 747-200
1st turboprop ... No thanks  
1st helicopter ... No thanks  
1st Boeing ... QF 747-200
1st Airbus ... Maybe an A320?
1st equipment sub ... UA DEN-LAX 737 swapped for a massive 747-400 - what a win!
1st diversion ... UA SYD-LAX diverted to HNL because FA went medical.
1st aborted landing ... UA DEN-LAX DC-10-10 aircraft still on runway.
1st aborted takeoff ... EK BKK-HKG 777-300 A6-EMN not cleared for takeoff (I heard over the live ATC but pilot gave a BS tech excuse to the pax. FWIW the two pilots looked a bit stoned in the boarding area before the flight).
1st emergency landing ... UA 747-400 LAX-SYD return to LAX after 1hr because an engine had to be shut down. This flight was the flight following my 1st aborted landing - such an exciting day!
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RE: Your Firsts!

Fri Feb 12, 2016 7:47 pm

First Flight: MAN-ORD
First Airline: AA
First Aircraft: 767-300
First Boeing: 767-300 (AA)
First Airbus: A321 (ZB)
First Embraer: ERJ-145 (CO)
First Canadair: CRJ100 (LH)
First Dash: Dh-8-200 (QF)
First ATR: ATR-42-200 (TW)
First Widebody: 767-300 (AA)
First Narrowbody: 727-200 (AA)
First Twin: 767-300 (AA)
First Trijet: 727-200 (AA)
First Quad: 747-200 (BA)
First Business Class: MAN-EWR CO 767-400ER
First Sub: British World BAC-111 replaced a BA 737. What a result!
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RE: Your Firsts!

Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:36 pm

1st flight ... LED-AER
1st airline ... Aeroflot
1st type ... Tu-154
1st single ... An-2
1st twin ... Tu-134
1st trijet ... Tu-154
1st quad ... Il-86
1st turboprop ... An-24
1st piston ... An-2
1st helicopter ... MDHel MD-520
1st Boeing ... 757 (BA)
1st Airbus ... A310 (Aeroflot)
1st RJ ... Bae-146
1st Business Class LED-ARN SAS DC-9-41
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Re: Your Firsts!

Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:40 am

1st flight : BOM-CCU , May 1993
1st airline : Air India
1st type : 747-200 ( It was an NRT-HKG-BOM-CCU flight in which I was in the last sector . I was just 3 yrs old so all these info I came to know later
from my father)
1st single : NA
1st twin : B737-400 (Jet airways)
1st trijet : NA
1st quad : 747-200
1st turboprop : Q400 (spicejet)
1st piston ... NA
1st helicopter ... none yet
1st Boeing ... B747-200
1st Airbus ... A320 (IC BOM-DEL)
1st aircraft named ... Can't remember
1st J class ... 9W 737-400 (BOM-CCU)
1st logojet ...NA
1st RJ ... NA
1st equipment sub ... In 2014 LH 744 (old one) for LH A380 . (I'll never forgive you for that LH . You started selling FRA-BOM as operated by a380
even before you got the slots for the same . And when you didn't get the slots ,you put us in that old 744!!)
1st diversion ... SQ SIN-BOM diverted to DEL because of closure of BOM's main runway
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Re: Your Firsts!

Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:35 pm

This gorgeous brunette that lived up the street... :duck:

Unfortunately too young to remember my first flights, but still something to work with.
1st flight : Probably BWI-Somewhere in Florida
1st airline : Likely WN
1st type : Likely 737
1st single : Flew on a seaplane in Maine. Wish I remembered more
1st twin : B737
1st trijet : NA
1st quad : A340-300
1st widebody : Probably US 762 SJU-CLT
1st turboprop : NA
1st piston ... NA
1st helicopter ... none yet
1st Boeing ... 737 (probably)
1st Airbus ... A319 probably, UA BWI-SFO
1st J class ... DL DC9 and 757
1st logojet ...Alaska's Spirit of Seattle
1st RJ ... NA
1st equipment sub ... AF 772 to 77W
1st last-minute change: Flight cancellation, switched from BA LHR-PHL to EI LHR-DUB-PHL

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