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Favourite airplane

Post by Not1011 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:05 am

What's your favourite airplane?
For me, it's:
1. L-1011 (obviously)
2. DHC-6
3. DHC-7
4. A340
5. 787
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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by waspe414 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:13 pm

Right now my favourite airliner is the E-190 because it has massive windows and no middle seats.
Legacy Hornet is best fighter.
BK-117 and Kiowa are tied for best helicopter.
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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by Welshy » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:49 pm

Due to work I'm bias. The best helo's are the AW139 family including AW189 and 169.

My favourite fighter aircraft is SHAR FA.2 with Ground Attack being Tonka, Bomber being Vulcan.

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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by Turbofan » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:28 pm

Favourite fighter: F/A-18 Super Hornet (just saw one going over my area to Tinker AFB the other day!)

Favourite military transport: Lockheed C-5A Galaxy. No other plane can produce such glorious sounds.

Favourite civilian airliner: Look to the right. 'nough said.

Favourite general aviation: Gulfstream IV and V. Just looks-wise.
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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by dbd000 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:25 am

Favourite Fighter: F-86F Sabre

Favourite Military Transport: C-130H Hercules

Favourite Civilian Airliner(s): (In no particular order) Airbus A340-600, Boeing 757-200, Airbus A350-900, Boeing 717-200, Airbus A320neo, Boeing 787-9, DHC-8-Q300

Favourite GA: Cirrus SR-22T

Favourite Aerobat(s): Moaflight YS-34A (Fictional T-34 variant) (A little bias there) or PAC CT/4E Airtrainer

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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by The Second Maverick » Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:47 am

Favourite Fighter(s) : F/A-18 Hornet family ( precisely the Rhino ) and Su-57 PAK-FA

Favourite Military Transport(s) : A400M and C-17

Favourite Civilian Airliner(s) : Boeing 737 MAX series, Boeing 777 family, and Boeing 787 family

Favourite GA(s) : Beechcraft Bonanza and Cessna 172
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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by Richard Vo » Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:00 pm

Favorite airliners: A380-800, A320-200NEO and A350-900
Favorite fighter jets: F-5 Tiger II, F-15 Strike Eagle, F-16, Eurofigher Typhoon and Gripen
Favorite GA: Eurostar/Sportstar (I've controlled it inflight) and PA-28 (I've controlled it inflight too)
Favorite helicopter: UH-1, CH-47 and UH-60
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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by tigershark » Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:38 pm

Favorite big airliners: concorde, b747 and b787
Favorite small airliner: p-180
Favorite xplanes: trs-2
Favorite Military trainers: yak-130, ta-50 and a-4 skyhawk
Favorite Military fighter jets: typhoon, tornado, j-10, f-22, su-27, f15e/i, f-16 family and su-57
Favorite Military navy jets: sea vixen, sea hawk, and su-33
Favorite Military bombers: b-52, b-1b, b-2, vulcan, nimrod, Breguet Atlantic br-1150, mirage iv, tu-22 and tu-95
Favorite Military tanker: kc-135, vc-10, victor and a310
Favorite Military awacs: E-737 and e-3d
Favorite Military Transports: c-130, an-225 and il-76
Favorite helicopter: nh-90, eurocopter tiger and z-10

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Re: Favourite airplane

Post by Bombcat » Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:49 am

My favorite airplane is the F-14 Tomcat, particularly those with F-110 engines. I'll not pretend that it was the best of all time, but that doesn't really matter.
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