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Shutup and Deal, I'm Losin' 06-11-2010 04:53 PM

If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
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Patti 06-13-2010 02:27 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Easy. I would have a paper airplane.

Jesse Joe 06-13-2010 08:08 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Gordon Lightfoot's private Learjet !

Jesse Joe 06-14-2010 07:04 AM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
I like your signature Misty. I have severals from this master poet genius. Here are just 2 of them...

1) Our love for each other may not be explained
We live in a world where tears must fall like rain

(2) Brothers will desert you when you're down and shit out of luck

Jesse Joe 06-17-2010 09:46 AM

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johnfowles 06-17-2010 11:53 AM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
It would of course be one of my three all time favourite aircraft
Firstly a pre war Imperial Airways Handley Page HP42 Heracles the world's first four engined airliner
Unfortunately not one of the dozen or so built survived the war
Next I would love my own Concord surely the most beautiful aircraft ever built

All now sadly grounded as they were too expensive to continue in service
In many ways both technologically and aesthetically equalled by the even faster Lockheed SR71 Blackbird
I hope to very soon see both a Concorde and a Blackbird during an upcoming planned visit to New York's Intrepid aircraft carrier museum
John Fowles
BSc (Aeronautical Engineering)

Jesse Joe 06-17-2010 03:07 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
That Concorde was some beautiful flying machine to watch take off.

Shutup and Deal, I'm Losin' 02-19-2011 05:46 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Yes, I would also like to have heard the Concorde take off as well.

Shutup and Deal, I'm Losin' 02-19-2011 05:50 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Another aircraft would be the XF 84 Thunderscreech. It was a turbo-prop airplane in which the propeller blade actually broke the sound barrier!! It was so loud it's said that it made the ground crew physically ill (even with ear protection). The noise could be heard for up to 25 miles away!

RM 03-10-2011 10:42 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
This thread seemed like a proper place for this :

http://biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=19448*

charlene 03-10-2011 11:51 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RM (Post 170413)
This thread seemed like a proper place for this :

http://biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=19448*

well it's all fun and games till someone loses an eye..
lol
boys and their toys...my my my...

As a kid I used to head up to Toronto International Airport and sit in an area not far fromt he beginning of a runway and lie there and watch the planes in their last few hundred feet before touching down..omigoodness...can't do it now but it was amazing..loved it.not as close as those guys tho.

Bill 04-21-2011 12:20 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
I have always wanted a blimp! The ability to float along like a hot air balloon, but steer it! That would be uber-cool.

Shutup and Deal, I'm Losin' 06-09-2011 03:06 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RM (Post 170413)
This thread seemed like a proper place for this :

http://biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=19448*


At 3:07 it looks like that jet hits a bird.

Borderstone 06-15-2011 06:55 PM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
One I would build myself.

I wouldn't really trust one built by someone else,despite having flown once.

johnfowles 06-16-2011 09:29 AM

Re: If you could own ANY aircraft, what type would you own?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Borderstone (Post 173524)
One I would build myself.

I wouldn't really trust one built by someone else,despite having flown once.

That's a real problem and prejudice you have there Walter.Because you will never get to Toronto which should be your over-riding ambition unless you trust the products of Bill Boeing Monsewer Airbus or M .Bombardier.
And if you seriously intend building your own aeroplane take heed of the plight of a friend on the eastern edge of PA who now has a garage full of precut components that one day should form a flying machine but first he has to drill a few thousand rivet holes!!
here are three examples of what your plane might look like
http://images.artnet.com/WebServices...299&filetype=2
the The shell X100 by-plane by the eccentric UK artist Roland Emett
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_0mbKhqrvEgM/St...-01%5B5%5D.jpg
a "flying machine" by yet another eccentric UK artist W. Heath Robinson

and his "the new holiday aeroplane"

http://www.bpib.com/illustrat/whrobin10.gif


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