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    does anyone here have a favourite aircraft thats not one of the big popular planes like the 777,747, or the newer a340-500 and -600? for me its like those planes are "celebrities" in a sense and all the other planes are kinda like regular people. what im asking is does anyone have a favourite aircraft thats not one of those four popular choices but is a regular plane like a 767 or 757 or a330? and what makes it your favourite aircraft?

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    I do.

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    I do 2 'n im nut guna say which wun, I'm kewl dat uay

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    I think 330s and 767s are just as popular, if not more, as 777s and A340s.

    We already have a thread similar to this still somewhat active.

    Some of mine that aren't all over the place anymore would have to be the Fokker 100, Jetstream 41, Embraer 120, Bae-146, Bac-111. That is assuming that names like DC-10, L-1011, DC-9 and 727 are too mainstream.

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    I have 3 favorite aircrafts: 737NG, 763 and 744. Boeing all the way

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    MD-80 is my favorite because of the 2-side.

    Of the Boeing metal: 727, 757, and 737NG

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    B767

    A340

    Atr-72

    Md-80
    BH Airlines A319


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    This thread seems to share more than a passing resemblance to one in the Av photography forum....

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    Now, here are some planes I don't particularly care for:

    EMB-120
    A319
    DC-9
    737-200

    Not to upset you Airbus fans too much, but I have never liked the take off or landings on the A319. When the plane takes off and the gear is retracted, there seems to be a "grinding sound" that is just not there with Boeing metal. Plus, the landing is not as smooth as on the 757 or 737NG.

    I will have my first flight on an Airbus widebody this Summer (A330). I'm expecting a better experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tnnonline
    Not to upset you Airbus fans too much, but I have never liked the take off or landings on the A319.
    Is there a difference between the A319 on the one hand and the A320 and A321 on the other ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HalcyonDays
    Is there a difference between the A319 on the one hand and the A320 and A321 on the other ?
    Don't know about the -321, but I commute on -319s and -320s twice a week and haven't noticed much difference.

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    Talking My Favourite Airplane!!!

    Yeah,

    I have a favourite airplane....its the Fairchild Hiller FH-227 that was produced from 1966 until 1968...78 examples built. Sadly perhaps only 2 or three left flying. I have a website dedicated to this machine. If you check out my profile here, there is a link to the site as my "homepage".

    Take a look and send me some feedback on what you think....

    I am looking for some FH-227 video, if anyone might have some....
    I know that in September of 1984, DAT of Belgium did a three plane fly-by over Antwerp Harbor....Below is a link to that even from my website...
    http://fh227.rwy34.com/bigpic.php?id=696

    There had to be some sort of videotaping of that going on and I would so much love to get a copy if anyone here was there!!!

    Anyway, thats the plane that I like....

    Cheers, Access-Air

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    Commerical aircraft: L-1011 TriStar, worked on them for 32 years.

    Military: SR-71, first airplane I worked on.

    General Aviation: Luscombe 8A, first airplane I ever flew in and the first I ever flew.

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    I LOVE B737NG .. emhh



    B777
    B787




    Only Boeing
    Shaq Y.S.F. 737 Next-Generation

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    Though I have to say that the 772LR is my favorite my second fave is the 737NGs.




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    it has to be the A330-243 the engines noise, power, the sheer size of tht wing n the beauty of it is jst wow, n the fact tht it was built do so much, n for it to hve the range it does no wonder y it has out sold the 767 n evn the USAF has chossen it for it magnifiance lol

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    de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter

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    Boeing 777

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    Quote Originally Posted by BA747-436
    This thread seems to share more than a passing resemblance to one in the Av photography forum....
    Heh don't worry Dan, I'm sure another one of these threads will be along in about 2 weeks again.


    I think my favorite aircraft changes every week. Right now I'm thinking the Piaggio Avanti. It has speed, efficiency, and it's out of the ordinary. I know for me any aircraft is enough for me to stop and watch, but the Piaggio is like a supercar, you just don't see them that often and it's a special treat when you do. And the sound of those backwards facing PT-6's is just.. AWESOME.
    I could go on and on though. It's really hard to have a favorite aircraft. There's so many that I love but I'm sure they all have their shortcomings.




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