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What kind aircrafts would you pick?

Asked by MasterAir16 (261points) May 3rd, 2011

-what is your favorite:
*military aircraft
*Commerical Aircraft
*Pick an airplane you like to being own.

My answer:
-SR-71 (Blackbird)
– Boeing 787 Dreamliner
-Cessna Citation X


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WestRiverrat's avatar

Northrop P-61 Black Widow
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny
Gulfstream G650

MasterAir16's avatar

@WestRiverrat “Gulfstream G650” is a great choice! this aircraft could go up to about 720 mph.

jerv's avatar

- A-10 Warthog
– None (Not my style!)
– AV-8B+ Harrier II

Judi's avatar

I would live to be able to afford a citation, but all I can afford is a Lancair IV
It’s sometimes called a poor mans jet.

MasterAir16's avatar

@Judi it nice choice to pick Lancair IV, or you could afford to one of two aircraft: SR-22 Turbo or Vision SF50 those are one of my best experience to ride.

ragingloli's avatar

- Sukhoi SU27
– Airbus a380
SF Mara or the ME262

Judi's avatar

@MasterAir16 ; The Vision looks amazing. Don’t tell my husband!! He has been threatning to sell the Lancair, and I know if he did he would start shopping again right away.

everephebe's avatar

-F-22 Raptor
-Fokker Dr.I or Albatros D.III or Schleicher ASH 26 E or Fournier RF-4

FutureMemory's avatar

the Death Star.

boffin's avatar

Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB
de Havilland Mosquito Mk IV
Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Lockeheed P-38J Lightning
...and I have always had a soft spot in my heart for the “Lizzie”
Westland Lysander Mk IIIA

gondwanalon's avatar

My favorite military aircraft is the Consolidated B-24 Liberator It could carry more bombs and fly further than the B-17 because it had the now famous “Davis Wing”. It is true that the B-24 is butt-ugly. Some called it the flying cow but the B-24’s and the brave men who flew them greatly helped to end WWII.

dabbler's avatar

I like the F-35/JSF. It has VTOL and supercruise.

Russell_D_SpacePoet's avatar

Blackbird. I also have a soft spot for the f 14 tomcat.

MasterAir16's avatar

@jerv A-10 Warthog is f***ing badass choice, man!

alamo's avatar

X-15, 4250 mph.
A-10 warthog.
STOL CH 701. Take off roll 60 feet. Landing roll 80 feet. Qualified for Sport Pilot.

jerv's avatar

@MasterAir16 I used to have them fly over my yard all the time, sometimes barely above treetop level. Now, where I used to live had a clearing that could be and was used as a navigation waypoint, so there were times where I would have 2–3 of them circling my yard either waiting for their wingmen or just messing around. And they were nice enough to wave back :D

Of course, something about having a flying GAU-8 cannon or four buzzing your house can sometimes be a little unnerving if you think about what they could do…

Schroedes13's avatar

This is hard for me. I’m torn between: F-15 Tomcat, A130 Spectre Gunship, and the A-10 Thunderbolt…...I can’t decided. I think I’ll just pick the Tomcat for #1, the Spectre for #2, and the Warthog for #3. lol

echotech10's avatar

Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB
Boeing 747–8 or Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Beech King Air B200 or Gulfstream IV
I am currently learning to fly a Cessna 172 Skyhawk

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