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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:20   #42341 (permalink)
 
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"Well, I've heard of stretched fuselages, but this is ridiculous !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:33   #42342 (permalink)
 
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If you're lucky and the flight is long enough your meal in steerage will get served but will be cold.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:33   #42343 (permalink)

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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:35   #42344 (permalink)
 
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Ars longa ...... ?

"What's it like to fly a long thing like this ?" ..... "Dunno, really - I just fly the front end and the rest follows on behind !"

(said by Bill Pegg, Chief Test Pilot of the Bristol Aviation Company, after landing the "Brabazon" on its first flight in 1950 (?)
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:42   #42345 (permalink)
 
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"They tried the tandem wing idea in the "Flying Flea" in the Thirties - didn't work too well !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:46   #42346 (permalink)
 
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"Your First Officer looks knackered - what's the matter with him ?" ...... "He's just done the walk around !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 11:48   #42347 (permalink)
 
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"Its mother was frightened by a dachshund !"

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Old 21st Apr 2017, 12:08   #42348 (permalink)
 
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Ryanair take advantage of a long-forgotten law allowing discounted landing fees for biplanes.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 12:19   #42349 (permalink)
 
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"It's a long story .... !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 12:39   #42350 (permalink)
 
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"Well, we were messing about with this "superglue", and we thought it'd be a bit of a lark ........ !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 12:43   #42351 (permalink)
 
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"We bought one - and got one free !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 14:11   #42352 (permalink)
 
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'Push-me-Pull-you' Airways inaugural flight takes to the air...
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 17:05   #42353 (permalink)
 
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Well it was an A330 until the cleaners started polishing it with their cloths.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 17:22   #42354 (permalink)
 
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"Hoskins - it's not really there - you've been at the LSD again !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 17:59   #42355 (permalink)
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Pushing-the-envelope thinking after a Senior Executive mentioned to the design team that an express train is a quarter of a mile long.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 18:08   #42356 (permalink)
 
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"We tried to corner the Economy Class market by giving the punters a decent seat pitch length !"
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 19:01   #42357 (permalink)
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The Foreign Secretary was unconvinced and still thought they should have bought Bendy Airbuses.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 19:58   #42358 (permalink)
 
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The new BoeinghumpedAirbus flies.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 20:17   #42359 (permalink)
 
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What goes round comes round. We're back to bi-planes then.
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Old 21st Apr 2017, 20:21   #42360 (permalink)
 
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They're taking the cargo conversions a bit to far
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