Can any of you top this?

Old Oct 26, 09, 3:28 pm
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Can any of you top this?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125650482699406669.html
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Old Oct 26, 09, 4:04 pm
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Have just e-mailed Candace. Brings back fantastic memories. We lived through this service in 1981 and have loads of stories!!!

Our routing with Pan Am can be seen at http://www.ba97.com/ba97/calendar/vi...le=Chrispyat60 (scroll down to the bottom, 1981) if you are interested, and we have kept all the boarding cards, tickets, menus, but most important, all the memories:-::-:
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Old Oct 26, 09, 4:48 pm
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Incredible. Toth's the man!
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Old Oct 26, 09, 4:49 pm
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Wow, wow, wow!

I once dated a guy who had four Pan-Am vintage F seats as his main TV viewing sofa. I thought he was nuts then. Now, I think he's pretty cool. He also used to serve me drinks from a vintage beverage cart.

I wish I had all of that now.

Thanks for posting. Really cool. ^^^
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Old Oct 26, 09, 4:55 pm
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Can I top that? Not quite. I have some menus, amenity kits, PJs etc. from various airlines, but I don't have the time or inclination to replicate a full scale BA F cabin. I'd rather spend the money actually flying F!

The guy's quite clearly very dedicated to his cause, and good on him!
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Old Oct 26, 09, 5:05 pm
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That is what I call a REAL aero enthusiast! ^ Doff cap.

I never did Pan Am in a 747 only in 707s which shows my age... and I think once in a DC8.

But I can really relate to this guy. I flew a lot as a young lad and remember taking everything I could get hold of (legally ) off the aircraft. I had bags of stuff at home, sugar, salt, pepper, cups, glasses, cutley, wipes, soaps, headsets, you name it... if it could be had off the plane I would get it.

Incidentally one of my proudest aquisitions (aged about 12 I think) were two tins (cans for our across the pond friends) of Evian off Air France. A blue one with bubbles and a pink one with still water.

This article REALLY takes me back...
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Old Oct 27, 09, 3:08 am
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Originally seen on 'Paul Merton in India'

Potentially beaten by this guy - http://blog.magnumphotos.com/behind_the_image/
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Old Oct 27, 09, 9:59 am
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This just goes to show just how good the seats in F and C are these days.

All credit to the guy for following his passion.
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Old Oct 27, 09, 10:18 am
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Boldly going..

C'mon, planes are so 20th century...

http://www.electronichouse.com/slide...egory/703/138/
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Old Oct 27, 09, 10:39 am
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I think the below are pretty strange

http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/th...osta-rica.html

http://www.jumbohostel.com/
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