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During my short time of flying, I rented three different C172s, Copiloted a C210 (Test flight after maintenance was conducted....flew it and conducted one touch-n-go), Copiloted a King Air (took if off and flew it to 12,000 ft, activated autopilot, then drank my coffee...not much in flying that one, except keep the wings level, as it seemed to fly it self..ha).

 

Rod


Rod Beck

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F-16B, F-16D, F-16DG, F-16DJ, RF4-C, F-4E, F-15E, HH-53 Pave Low, HH-64, B-52G, B-52H, B-1B, F-111E, EF-111F, T-38, T-37, C-21A, C-12A, C-141B, C-5B, C-130E, AC-130E, UH-64, CH-46, KC-135E, KC-135R, KC-10A, E-4B, RC-135E, C-127, DC-3, Piper Traumahawk, Beech Baron, C-172, Beech King Air, DC-8, DC-9, DC-10, L-1011, MD-11, B727, B737-400/600/700/800/BBJ, CRJ-120, BAe-146, -6, B747-100/200/400/400E, B757, B767, B777-300, Fokker Regional Jet, can't remember the designation,USAF C-9, DC-9, MD-80, MD-90.

 

Like Johnny Cash, I've been everywhere, man...


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In the Air Force I had the opportunity to fly in the F-15, F-16, KC-135, C-130 and a C-5.

In the civilian world it's easier for me to say what I haven't flown on.  Those would be:
Any DC before the 8

A380
B787

Luscombe

Maule

The Concorde (been on it, just not flown on it)

Any Piper above the Meridian

Any Cessna above the 340


"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."

-Leonardo da Vinci  (some experts question the attribution, but I'll go with it for now.) 

 

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Hmm.. I'm gonna miss a few, but lets see if I can figure some of these out.

 

At age 5 I flew from YSSY to NZAA in a Qantas 747-200

Not long after that, an East West Fokker F28 from YBCG to YSSY

During an airshow I managed to jump on an A24/S-70A Blackhawk for a 10 minute ride around.

A few trips YSSY - YSCH (now YCFS) in Ansett 737-300's, Kendell Airlines Saab 340b's and Eastern Australia Airlines' DH8C's.

Trips between Sydney and Melbourne (More than I can count) in anything from A320, A321, B737-300's, B737-400's, B767-200's B767-300's, B737-700's and B737-800's, E190's and twice on A330-200's of Jetstar. Way back in the 1980's or early 1990's I managed to find myself on an Ex-TAA Qantas liveried A300 on the way to Melbourne.

 

Melbourne to Canberra trips on a mix of 737-700 737-800 and E190. Once flew YSSY - YSCB in the DH8C.

YSSY to YBBN on a B737-400, B737-800, A320, and once on a B717-200 in the impulse "Cockatoo" livery in which I was even able to score a landing on the jumpseat in the cockpit. Also flew the 717 to Melbourne/Avalon a couple of times but only in cabin.

Emirates 777-300ER from Melbourne to Auckland once.

 

25 hours on a Cessna C172 (mix of M model and S model) including some hours as PIC (solo)

A few hours as right seat passenger in PA28 Piper Archer (Including into YSCB, YSRI, YWOL, YCNK)

A couple of laps of Canberra once in a Bell 206 Jetranger. And a few more at Avalon Airshow.

 

Boeing B787-8 YMML to YBCS on Jetstar recently.


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Trent Hopkinson, 2015 Crewmember of www.mangrove.com.au WorldFlight sim

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As PIC, 150, 172,  Warrior, Comanche, Seminole, Duchess, AA-1.  As a passenger, ridden in the usual assortment of GAs and Tubes.  From a passenger perspective in a cramped airliner seat, the tubes generally look the same from the inside lol.   Probably the most exotic ride for me was in a TU-154.  Also got to ride passenger in a Kitfox which was a fun little bird.

 

Cheers

TJ


"The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss." - Douglas Adams
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Tejon 'TJ' Stanley

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Got a few seconds on the controls of a Piper Aztec.

 

I have flown on:

Boeing: 737-400/700/800__747-400/8__757-200__767-300/400__777-200er

Airbus: a319__a320__a340

Q400

CRJ 200/700/900

ATR72

EMB 120, 175

Cessna 402

MD-80/90


Ryan L.

 

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Airbus: 319, 320, 330-200, 330-300

Boeing: 737-800, 747-400, 747-400M, 757, 767-300, 767-300ER, 777-200ER, 777-300

MD: MD-82


Marc ter Heide

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Airbus A319 A320 A321 A330 A380

Boeing 737-200 737-300 737-400 737-500  747-400 777-200 777-300

BA146

Fokker 50

BAC-111

Cessna 172


Jude Bradley
Beech Baron: Uh, ATC, verify you want me to taxi in front of the 747?
ATC: Yeah, it's OK. He's not hungry.

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As a PIC my time was spent on C150, C172, PA140, Piper Warrior, Grumman AA5

As a passenger only: Cessna 140, J3 Cub, DC9, B737 200,600,700,800, B767


Martin 

Sims: X-Plane11 and Prepar3dV2.4

Home Airport: CYCW - Chilliwack, BC Canada

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Flown on Cesna 152/172's, A320, A380, 707, 737, 747, A310, dash8, CH146 Griffin,Cc130 E/H/J, CC177 GLOBE, and...a fully restored 1943 Avro Lancaster Bomber.

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Aircraft I have flown in real life......Good post.....

 I have flown the C172, F4U Corsair, B25 Mitchell, and the PBY Catalina.

 Once I have my Grandfathers plane restored to flying condition I will be adding that one as well to my list.

 That plane is a 1939 Grumman G21 Goose.

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GA Aircraft: Auster J5 (First ever flight aged about 7!); BN-2 Islander; Champion 7ECA Citabria (first flying lessons); Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer; Beagle Terrier; Socata MS-880B Rallye (first solo); Cessna 150 (gained PPL); Cessna 152; Cessna 172; Wren 460 (Robinson STOL Cessna 182); Piper Aztec; Piper Cherokee 180; Piper PA-38 Tomahawk; Falke Motor Glider.

 

Airliners:  Vickers Viscount 800 (British AW); Boeing 707-120B (Montana Austria), -320  (Transasian - the things one trusted one's life to on package holidays!!) and 320B (Aer Lingus) Boeing 727-200 (Iberia / American / TAP); Boeing 737-200 (Aer Lingus, British AW, Britannia, Ryanair),-300 (Air Europe), -400 (BMI Baby), -500 (BMI Baby), -700 (KLM), -800 (KLM / Ryanair) and -900 (KLM); Boeing 747-100 (Aer Lingus / Virgin / Pan Am), -200 (Virgin) and -400 (United / Virgin / British AW); Boeing 757-200 (Britannia / United / Air Europe); Boeing 767-300 (United); Boeing 777-200 (United / British AW); Douglas DC-9 (Iberia); McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (Airtours); Douglas DC-3 (Air Atlantique); Short Sandringham (Antilles Air Boats); Dornier DO-228 (Air Vendee / Air Wales); Dornier Do-328 (Air Alps); Embraer ERJ-145 (British AW); BAC 1-11-200 (Aer Lingus), -500 (British AW / Courtline / Dan Air); BAe Jetstream 41 (British AW / Eastern AW);BAe ATP (Manx); Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante (Ryanair); DHC-2 Beaver; Eurocopter AS-350 Squirrel; Bell 206 Jet Ranger; Bombardier DHC-8-300 (Brymon); Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 (FlyBE); ATR-42 (Air Wales); ATR-72 (Aer Lingus); Fokker F-27 Friendship (Air UK); Fokker 50 (Aer Lingus); Fokker 70 (KLM); Fokker 100 (KLM); Shorts Sh360 (Aer Lingus); Airbus A319 (Easy Jet); A320 (Aer Lingus / Jet Blue / Airworld); A321 (Aer Lingus); A330-300 (Virgin); A340-300 (Virgin), -600 (Virgin); Lockheed Tristar (Eastern);Hawker Siddeley Trident 1 (BEA), 2 (British AW) and 3 (British AW).

 

Have been around for a while!

 

Bill

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Like the other Bill, above, I've been so long that to list the many aircraft I've flown on is near-impossible. I will say that my first airline flight, as a child, was on a Piedmont DC-3...50-odd years later I still remember that experience!

 

Planes I've piloted since earning my PPL two years ago include:

Socata TB-9, Cessna-172, Cessna-182, Piper Warrior, Piper Archer, Super Decathlon, Extra 300L, SIAI Marchetti SF-260 (3 flights with Air Combat USA), and a Blanik L-23 glider.

 

Bill

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Civil; C152, C172, C182, PA28, PA28R, BE76, BE55, BE58, AC14, Decathlon, N22B, SW3, SW4, BE80, B707-300, B727-100, B727-200, B737-200, B737-300, B737-400, B737-500, B737-800, B747-200, B747-300, B747-400, B757-200, B767-200, B767-300, B777-200, A300, A319, A320, A321, A330-200, A330-300, A380, DC9, MD80, DC10, L1011, F27, F50, F28, LR31, GLF2, AT42, AT72, DH8B, DH8D,SF34, SF20, BA46, C414, PA31, M20J, DHC6, JS31

 

MIL: CT4B, MB32, F18, A4, C130E, C130H, DHC4, CH47, UH1B UH1H, B206, HS748, P3, BA11, MIR3,

 

Flown: C152, C172, PA28, PA28R, BE76, BE58, AC14, Decathlon, CT4B, MB32, F18, A4, MIR3, DHC4

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