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What Is The Smallest Plane You Flown On?  
User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17066 posts, RR: 10
Posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 7130 times:

Okey, I got this idea after reading this thread; What's The Biggest Plane You've Flown On? (by Super80DFW Dec 29 2007 in Aviation Polls & Prefs)#last



So what is the smallest plane you flown on??


For me it is the Bae 146.


Work Hard, Fly Right
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User currently offlineYYZflyer From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 3643 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 7122 times:

The smallest I've ever flown on is a C172 last June.

Happy New Year  drunk 



Avoid hangovers, stay drunk.
User currently offlineHirnie From Germany, joined May 2004, 594 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 7117 times:

I´ve been on a P28.

Happy new year  goodvibes 


User currently offlineEGTESkyGod From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1712 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 7117 times:
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Cessna 150... Easy! And Cessna 152's... same size, different engine.


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User currently offlineAF340 From Canada, joined Jul 2007, 2786 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 7102 times:

Piper Warrior II (PA-161-28)



Liam spin 


User currently offlineDeltaAVL From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1893 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 7093 times:

N242CL, a Diamond DA-20.


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 7087 times:

Smallest a/c:
New Standard D-25A:


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Smallest Airliner:

Ford 5-AT-74 Trimotor:


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User currently offlineMcamargo From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 129 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 7077 times:

CO and NW Saab 340s... I know they're not entirely small, but they are the smallest I've been on. Always a great ride on them!


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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31003 posts, RR: 86
Reply 8, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 7077 times:
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SAAB 340 or EMB-120 for commercial aviation (not sure which one is smaller - I am guessing the SAAB).

Some kind of Piper for general aviation.


User currently offlineDFWMzuri From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 248 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 7065 times:

Commercial flight: Saab 340
Pleasure: Cessna 150
I also took a flight once in an ultra light. That one made me a bit nervous!


User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 7062 times:

Commercial: BN Islander
Private: DH Tiger Moth


User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17066 posts, RR: 10
Reply 11, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 7055 times:

Seems that I have flown with the biggest, smallest a/c Big grin


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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11655 posts, RR: 60
Reply 12, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 7055 times:

Smallest overall would be the Cessna 152 and the smallest aircraft operation a commercial flight would be the Bell 412, or D228/Metroliner if we're just counting planes.


Dan Smile



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User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7041 times:



Quoting B747forever (Thread starter):
So what is the smallest plane you flown on??

Commercial: NW Saab 340 (between CAK and DTW)
Private: C172


User currently offlinePGNCS From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 2825 posts, RR: 45
Reply 14, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7036 times:

PA-38 Tomahawk and Cessna 150. grumpy 

I don't know which is smaller, nor do I know which is less comfortable. boxedin 


User currently offlineAV8orWALK From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7032 times:

Smallest airliner I've flown on is a Cessna 402 for Cape Air from FLL to EYW. Sat in the co-pilots seat!

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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8902 posts, RR: 12
Reply 16, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 7031 times:

For commerical flights, either a Saab 340 (NW Airlink, American Eagle ) or EMB-120 (United Express).

For any flight, a Piper Warrior.


User currently offlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6570 posts, RR: 50
Reply 17, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7029 times:

Commercial: Jetstream 41
Private: Cessna 152


User currently offlineSuper80DFW From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 1694 posts, RR: 11
Reply 18, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7027 times:

Well,

Commercial- CRJ-100 with Delta Connection
General Aviation- Cessna C172



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User currently offlineJetstar From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1648 posts, RR: 10
Reply 19, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7027 times:
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Piper J3 Cub, can’t get much smaller than that, no electrical system, no radio, hand prop the engine to start. You fly this IFR all the time (I follow roads, railroads, etc.)

User currently offlineNG1Fan From Australia, joined Aug 2007, 446 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7022 times:

C172. Commerical: SAAB 340 on Crossair. Smallest Jet? YAK-40 seated justover 30 pax VKO-LED.

NG1Fan


User currently offlineAF340 From Canada, joined Jul 2007, 2786 posts, RR: 4
Reply 21, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7019 times:



Quoting Jetstar (Reply 19):
You fly this IFR all the time

You can IFR fly a Cub?!?!?!?



Liam spin 


User currently offlineKPWM From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2288 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7015 times:

Commercial: De Havilland Canada DHC-8-311 Dash 8 (United Express)
Private: de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver



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User currently offlineAerLingus747 From Ireland, joined Apr 2006, 223 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 7012 times:

Commercial: De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Turbine Otter on Kenmore Air
Private: Cessna 172


User currently offlinePilotboi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2366 posts, RR: 9
Reply 24, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 6998 times:

Commercial: CRJ-100
Private: C-172


25 Post contains images WestJetYQQ : Hmmm..... The DeHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk. That was freakin' fun. Got my first and only airborne inversion.
26 Andz : Commercial: J41 Private: Beech Baron 55
27 Post contains links and images Leskova : Private - none... Charter - Cessna 206, A2-FOX, Sefofane Air Charters http://www.leskova.de/Reisen/Zimbabw...001/028KiplingsFlughafenA2-FOX.JPG Schedu
28 GimliGlider : C-152 or DA20-C1. not sure which counts as 'smaller'.
29 Post contains images OHLHD : OLT SWM:
30 Post contains images WILCO737 : PA 28- 181 U... The good old Piper Archer WILCO737 (MD11F)
31 Vhqpa : Smallest GA: Cessna 172 Smallest Prop: Saab 340 and Dash 8-Q200 Smallest Jet: Boeing 717
32 Post contains images B747forever : Have never flown on a prop So my smallest is a jet!!!
33 Ag92 : The smallest plane I have flown in memory is the Boeing 737-800 - Guess thats the largest smallest plane on this topic When I was really young I flew
34 DeltaAVL : The Diamond's definitely smaller.
35 Falstaff : Cessna 152 is the smallest for me. I have flown in a hot air balloon a bunch of times, but that really isn't a plane.
36 RAFVC10 : A Cessna flight from SXM to SBM last October with my wife to spend the most incredible two weeks of holidays of our lives!!!! The outbound flight was
37 Post contains images AF340 : My smallest jet would be a CRJ-200 Liam
38 Yflyer : An EMB-120, which was a very fun flight I might add. For smallest jet, an ERJ-135.
39 Bok269 : C172-N1166W, N2469F, and N1323X
40 Dragon-wings : Beech 1900D from Islip NY to Albany NY.
41 Jeremy : Commercial---Either a Skywest Metroliner or a Scenic DHC-6 Vistaliner. Both have 19 seats.
42 Metroliner : Private: SZD Junior single-seat glider Commercial: Cirrus Air Dash 8-100 Both great in their own way! :D Toni
43 RKDflier : B1900C or An-2. Whichever is smaller.
44 FlyMIA : So far not really small yet I hope to change that in a few months with alot of flights in a Piper 28, C172. Cirrus etc.. But for not Cessna Citation S
45 777ER : Saab340 on NZ, and piper training aircraft
46 AlexPorter : For me it is the ERJ-145XR for Expressjet/Continental Express. I have also flown on CRJ-200s, which also seat 50, but I used cabin width as the tiebre
47 Post contains links and images INNflight : Haaah good ole times .... doesn't get a lot smaller than that, but a fun glider to fly! View Large View MediumPhoto © René Antmann
48 Metroliner : Yep, and amazingly good on a calm day - I managed to outsail quite a few shiny fibreglass things in my old club's tatty K-8, DHA... Sadly no pictures
49 Post contains images ATCtower : Doesnt the lack of an electrical system and radio make it kinda difficult to fly it IFR? I dont know about you, but I kinda like having 2 way radio c
50 NWADC9 : Airline: CO B1900D Private: Cessna 172
51 Post contains images TupolevTu154 : Commercial: Turbine Otter or Twotter... Private: Grob Viking glider Tom
52 Post contains links and images Jetstar : This type of IFR (I follow roads, rivers and railroads) is a aviation pun, not like the real IFR (instrument flying) Flying a Piper J3 Cub is real se
53 Post contains links and images AllegiantAir : 1946 Piper PA-18 Super Cub View Large View MediumPhoto © Roland Bergmann
54 Post contains links and images RW170 : Private (Corporate): Beechcraft Starship Commercial: de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 - US Airways Express (Piedmont Airlines) View Large View MediumPhot
55 Vatveng : US Airways Express Beech 1900, in 1996 GSO-PIT.
56 WildcatYXU : Smallest aircraft: Beech 1900D Smallest jet: YAK 40
57 ERJ135 : Smallest Aircraft was a Blanik Glider, Smallest powered was a Rockwell Commander which sat 4, Smallest airliner was an Embraer Banderiante (Masling) S
58 MidEx216 : Smallest GA: Piper J-3 Cub or Cessna 152 Smallest Commercial: Boeing 717-2BL
59 Columba : Same here Smallest commercial airliner: CRJ 200/ERJ 145
60 Post contains links and images SGSPL : For me that will be the Beechcraft 1900D (19 seater) on the stretch CUR-VLN-CUR in November 2005. View Large View MediumPhoto © Roger Cannegieter
61 Be77 : Private - C-140 Commercial C-172 Jet - CRJ-100 T-Prop - Merlin Mil - Buffalo
62 Post contains links and images CV990 : Hi! Well I'll divide in two classes - In the airline world, out the airline world, so here it goes: IN THE AIRLINE WORLD The Embraer EM120 Brasilia FL
63 MarioSPlane : Embraer Corisco Cheers
64 LY777 : Smallest plane ever flown: 737-200
65 Egmcman : Mooney M. 20J Model 201
66 DesertAir : In July of 1973 I went to visit relatives in Los Alamos, New Mexic. I took a CO nonstop to ABQ and then took a twin engine Piper, 5 seater to Los Alam
67 San747 : EMB-120 and SAAB340+ on UAX and EGF, respectively. Also logged 3 hours on a Cessna 172 back in 2004, including some instrument/IFR time.
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