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Old 11th Nov 2007, 11:30
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Angel Saudi Royals buys first private A380

I reed with interest a article that the Royals bought their own private A380. Apparantly the news will be out today at the dubia show.
Can anyone confirm or deny?
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I thought Roman Abramovich was the first private buyer of the A380?
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Sir kamara how do you know about it? this was not released at the show today. but i can reveel that it is true as airbus men was in good mood today ha ha ha thanks to EK
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no matter how much money or power one has, buying an A380 is a vulgar display of wealth.
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.. or just very bad taste
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Children and their toys
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Guys, so buying a DC3 would be OK yeah?

Well if that's OK, then its just a question of 'how big"/ If you have four wives, a bunch of kids, loads of grafters and hangers on, a few "secretaries/hosties" for executive relief when the wife is out of sight, you need something this big, trust me.
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Guys, so buying a DC3 would be OK yeah?
If you have four wives......................................
Four Mothers-in-law, no sorry not even a DC-3 is worth that much stress.
Now a Constellation or Stratocruiser and I would seriously consider it
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Yup, or even Short Sunderland
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I thought Roman Abramovich was the first private buyer of the A380?
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no matter how much money or power one has, buying an A380 is a vulgar display of wealth.
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.. or just very bad taste
I don't suppose Mr Abramovich really cares as long as his is bigger, heavier and more expensive than Mr Putins IL96-300
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Devil Four Mothers-in-law

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Four Mothers-in-law, no sorry not even a DC-3 is worth that much stress.

For the sake of having four wives, I'd take on four mothers-in-Law and the DC 3, no problem. I will use the the DC 3 to get rid of the mothers-in-law and enjoy the 4 wives!

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Basil, BASIL !
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well mr bearcat if u can afford it will u do the same ? so just shut up if u cant, and just be a driver and let the ones who can afford enjoy it, i dont really understand why is it bothering u just chill life is so sweet
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and u ibn kalb wouldnt u love to be in there shoes
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dear basil -fawlty i agree withy u 100%
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Now a Constellation or Stratocruiser and I would seriously consider it.
A reasonable choice...and oddly enough, having personally previously flown both types, you would appreciate the Stratocruiser.
Refined luxury at its best, provided of course that one did not run out of 60W oil....
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Alfred,

Its a badly kept secret as to who has ordered this aircraft, but i think that you will find that out of respect to a "friend", the secret wont be revealed on PPRuNe

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well mr bearcat if u can afford it will u do the same ? so just shut up if u cant. says M A320

I bet you wont say that to me when your sitting in the right seat to me.

I repeat a shameless in your face vulgar display of crass wealth. An airplane designed to move masses of people and not really for a few individuals on runs up and down to geneva etc.

If I could afford it, a big twin, not in your face, you can park it discreetly...but not this puppy.
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http://showbizandstyle.inquirer.net/...icle_id=100471

Yup. It was parked at Gate F12 this afternoon with a green 'Kingdom" decal on the side. The prince himself visited in his private B747-400ER (which I guess is being replaced by the A380).
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Mutt,

You know how it is out here mate. Covers are off the project now - they've had their moment under the flashguns, the fanfare's died down so no toes are now being trodden on.

Rob On your patch tomorrow PM
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