What type will I be on?

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Flybe flight from Exeter to Palma de Mallorca, July 5th. Anyone know what type I will be on?
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I'm sure it'll be a BAe 146-200 mate
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I would imagine probably a BAE146? Have FlyBe got any 733s based at Exeter these days, or are they all at Brum?
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Looks like it's scheduled to be a B733.
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In luck then! Not sure i'd fancy a 146 all the way to PMI...
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Especially if you can smell oil in the cabin, might not be such a good holiday :) Enjoy yourself, warm enough here for me.

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Have done a 146 from SOU to AGP - it was fine
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In luck then! Not sure i'd fancy a 146 all the way to PMI...
BA are taking RJ100 to Rome from MAN :diablo: Thats 3 hrs in a Jumbolino. Also they are taking the RJ100 to places like figari and Cagliari for the summer on weekends :rolleyes:
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Suppose it wouldnt be that bad, (My opinion is very uninformed, ive never flown on a 146!), just I have read that the FlyBe 3-3 configuration is cramped, suppose all charter aircraft are anyway!
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I've got one of those questions too... Flying from Gatwick to Lesvos on the 22nd september with first choice... what am I flying on? Thanks for anyone who helps!
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Suppose it wouldnt be that bad, (My opinion is very uninformed, ive never flown on a 146!), just I have read that the FlyBe 3-3 configuration is cramped
It is indeed, i flew LGW-GCI-LGW last year if you may remember, and i'm 5 foot 10, and i was in a bit of bother afterwards (tho i do have a history. another story ;))
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I have read that the FlyBe 3-3 configuration is cramped, suppose all charter aircraft are anyway!
They are dreadful 3+3, and FlyBe's 146s are right old clunkers too. Just as an illustration, when I worked at Donington Hall there was a significant problem when G-MANS joined the fleet on lease - at the time the airline still served meals :eek: and the standard meal trays wouldn't fit six across on the seat back tables without the trays sticking out into the aisle! :( A
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Cant say I've had a problem with the FlyBe 146s, they are infinitly more roomy than Ryanair 738s and any aircraft in the Easyjet fleet, particularly on the 319 which serves my most frequented route. The trick is to get a seat as far back as possible, as they usually fill up from the front, so if the flight is not 100% full, there is a greater chance you are not sitting directly next to someone. I spent a good 2 and a half hours like that once due to a delay, and it was perfectly comfortable (and im 6'3).
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G-MANS joined the fleet on lease - at the time the airline still served meals :eek:
I got the pleasure of flying G-MANS from EMA with BMA in 1996 i think, when i went to AMS, even got a deck visit on the way back too, i was only what 9 at the time? :)

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Just stepped off a FlyBe 146 this afternoon (EXT-LBA), The leg room is great but the seat width is a little tight but if you get in the last 2 rows there are seats missing so there is a huge gap between the wall and the seats. I was sat sideways with legs in this gap looking out of the windows, a very nice way to fly!
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Great to see a user of this new route, what was the load like? GZYL - Do you know the flight number?
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Yes it's a 737.
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How did you get that Chris?
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Thanks mate, ive never seen that before!
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No problem mate.