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Aircraft Nicknames

Post by Chris Trott »

Okay, instead of getting off topic up higher, I figured, let's move it here -

Okay, the ones I know -

Civilian -

'Budgie' - HS.748
'Guppy' - 737
'Whale' - 747
'Diesel-8' - DC-8
'Douglasaurus Rex' - DC-10
'Pencil' - ERJ-135/145
'Pocket Rocket' - 727-100/200 Advanced

Military-

'BUFF' - B-52 (Big Ugly Fat F'er)
'Mud Hen' - F-15E Strike Eagle
'Electric Jet' / 'Viper' - F-16
'Wobbly Goblin' - F-117
'Spark 'Vark' - EF-111A Raven
'Dumbo' / 'Gooney Bird' - C-47 Skytrain
'Fat Albert' - C-130
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Post by Garry Russell »

FLUFF = B-737-200
Pocket Rocket = 1-11
Budgie = 748
Clockwork Viscount=Heron
Lump = B747
Mega Lump = B-747SUD
Stick = DC 9-50
Pole = MD-80
Pig = Varsity
Whistling Wheelbarrow = Argosy
Guards Van = Vanguard
Frightner = Bristol Freighter
Bus = A.300
Minibus = A.320
Fat Albert = C-130

Think of more soon no doubt

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Post by TobyV »

BAe146 - Whisperjet, Jumbolino, Smiliner
BAC 1-11 - Pocket rocket
VC10 - Vicky 10, Vickers Funbus
Trident - Gripper (disputed!)
Argosy - Whistling wheelbarrow
A380 - Hippo/Superhippo
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Post by Chris Trott »

Oh, I forgot about the 'busses....

A300 - Scarebus
A321 - Little Bus Plus
A320 - Little Bus
A319 - Mini Bus
A318 - Midget Bus
A380 - Scarebus Plus
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Post by airboatr »

a few I found the other day looking for pricing
on a vc-9 for the flying program getting started up

VC-9 Vanguard: Vickers Vibrator

Sikorsky S61N: "Miss Piggy", (fat and ugly)

VC-10: Iron Duck, Vickers Knickers
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Post by britishtourer »

My own one I made up for concorde:

"Greatest aircraft ever that will never be surpassed!!!"

Can also apply to the spit.
"Sir!!! Yellow nosed b******s, twelve o'clock high!!!"

"Break formation, break!!!"
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Post by Garry Russell »

britishtourer wrote:My own one I made up for concorde:

"Greatest aircraft ever that will never be surpassed!!!"

Can also apply to the spit.
That's a statement not a nickname :worried: :wink:

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Post by britishtourer »

It fits though, doesn't it?
"Sir!!! Yellow nosed b******s, twelve o'clock high!!!"

"Break formation, break!!!"
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Post by VEGAS »

britishtourer wrote:It fits though, doesn't it?
Yes it does, BUTS ITS NOT RELEVANT MAN! :doh:

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by britishtourer »

Well it's my nickname for her. :smile:
"Sir!!! Yellow nosed b******s, twelve o'clock high!!!"

"Break formation, break!!!"
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