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Aviation fans anyone?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Christopher Aponte, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. Christopher Aponte

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  2. Maurice Hurkmans

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    i am :) i work in the industry, so im also always interested in this kind of stuff.....

    im curious what the 787 has to offer.....
     
  3. Omer Said

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    I'm not an aviation fan but this still interests me. Looks really nice and big. I hope flights will be error and mistake free.
     
  4. Nick Deeley

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    I like planes, anything with big engines, goes really fast and makes alot of noise is always going to make me smile.

    My dad was in the RAF and been to the local air musuem here a few times.

    :)
     
  5. Johan Bergqvist

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    Here's an ATCO, working night talking to the pilotes :)
     
  6. Christopher Aponte

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    cool
    never knew that :)
     
  7. Resi Respati

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  8. Rudra Chattopadhyay

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    Didn't know Garuda is known by Indonesians as well. It was a huge mythological bird AFAIK..
     
  9. Danny Pattiwael

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    Mostly interested in military aviation :terminator::terminator:
     
  10. Ivo Simons

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    I thought the Dreamliner was a competitor for the A380 but it's much smaller?
     
  11. Christopher Aponte

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    nopes
    dreamliner is more replacement for (if not mistaken) some B757 (routes), B767 and competes with A330 (and maybe replacement for the A300-600 that American Airlines recently retired)....but then again I might be mistaken here
     
  12. Maurice Hurkmans

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    guess your right chris....only think 787 has better fueleconomy the 757 and 767, so can fly larger routes i guess.
     
  13. Bram

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    As long as it has better leg space ill book it :D
     
  14. Christopher Aponte

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    haha Bram
    that is up to the airlines
    if they want to pack us like sardines...then they will do that :(

    btw it was great to see the plane up in the air

    see the wing flexing :)

    edit....found a HD video :)
     
  15. Christopher Aponte

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    and the landing of this beauty :)
     
  16. Resi Respati

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  18. Maurice Hurkmans

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    your jealous bout my foldable legs eh :D :D

    legspace + planes = awful

    even in this plane that will stay the same, unless you can pay business class fares :)
     
  19. Eric Nelson

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    Spent 4 years in the US NAvy as an Avionics/weapons system tech. Worked on the flight deck of the USS NIMITZ as the workcenter primary troubleshooter fr VA-35 Black Panthers.

    Grumman A6E was my bird!

    1985 Nightshift troubleshooter for MEdeiterranean Deployment. Working at night on the flight deck is one hell of an experience during flight ops.

    1986 NOrth Atlantic deployment ( blue nose ) Dayshift Flightdeck troubleshooter in the Artic circle and NOrth Atlantic. UNreal deployment. Seen more rainbows and oil platforms in a day than you'll see in a lifetime.

    Military Aviation is my interest. Those airline planes just don't do it for me. well except the twin deck monster Airbus made. Thats pretty impressive!
     
  20. Resi Respati

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    Boeing Revolutionizes Flight - 787 Dreamliner



    And just found this funny video: