A380 first flight vid clip

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  1. Royzee617

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    I know it was a week or so ago but I have only just got around to making a vid clip of this momentous event for European aviation. Nice piece - my only gripe being the lack of non-French flight crew.

    Regular viewers of my vids will be pleased to know I have re-found the vid I made of the Lanc over Bletchley Park....
     

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    Nice clip. Christ, what a monster! :shock:
     
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    Thanks - it is an incredible achievement.

    Sometimes the Beeb does a good job, shame their presenters are so inarticulate, over-prone to puns and ill-informed blondie dwarf speechimpedimentoids... etc.
     
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    May it have software problems and bugs that keep it out of the air for decades. That is my curse on all the big jumbos for taking over from an airplane that should have been the future of airtransport- the Concorde.
     
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    The removal of Concorde was a step backwards.
     
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    A step backwards in technology but it was an economic nightmare. It couldn't hold itself up. When they get a super-sonic airliner bigger, then it'll work.
     
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    Agreed, plan_d. While the concorde was cool, it was prohibitively expensive to fly in one unless you had alot of funds.
     
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    The problem with the Concorde it was to expensive to fly. It cost more then the airlines had to give out on it. They should have checked with the military to see how much they pay to keep there smaller fighters up in the air first.
     
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    But still, it's an icon of British engineering (nothing against the French, of course)
     
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    Or the Russians who copied it!

    By the way you can go to the Sinsheim museum and they have a Concorde and a Russian Tu-144 on display and you can climb up into them and check out the cabins and cockpits.
    http://www.museum-sinsheim.de/
     
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    He should not have fallen! No anyways the stairways are caged off so that know one can fall but the planes are also much higher. They are set up as to be in flight.
     
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    Adler, that should be "no one", not "know one". Nice way to introduce myself, I know, but I've been lurking here for a while and that was bugging me. :D
     
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    He knows, I'm sure it was a slip of the hand or mind. :rolleyes:
     
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    Yeap that it was but thanks anyway. :D
     
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    ah i remember my first post.........
     
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    I remember mine too...something about the Boeing 747 being best fighter or some such nonsense :lol:
     
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    Mine was really long and it was about a lot of random stuff.
     
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    Poppin his posting cherry!
     
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    Mmmm, cherry...
     
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