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E-120 Vs Saab 340  
User currently offlineDelta777Jet From Germany, joined Jun 2000, 1257 posts, RR: 3
Posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4130 times:

This two aircraft types looks very similar in terms of capacity. American Eagle was or is operating the Saab 340s and DL Connection the E-120. Which one of the two aircraft types is the best in terms of reliability and direct operation costs ?


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User currently offlineAlaska737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1063 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 3996 times:

the saab-340 is actually the safest commercial aircraft ever, so im going to have to go with it.

User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5026 posts, RR: 28
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 3982 times:

I have never flown on the 340, but have flown the 120 at least 100 times. While the plane is starting to age like the 340 is, I would fly on the 120 anytime, anywhere, anyhow.

But if you offered me free tickets on the 340, I would jump just as quick. I like the look of the 120 a little better though.



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User currently onlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6014 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3981 times:

Both aircraft have similar missions, and similar capabilities, but from what I understand, the PW118B on the EMB is the winner as far as reliability.


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User currently offlineBushpilot From South Africa, joined Jul 2007, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3980 times:

I fly on the 340 quite often here in AK in sometimes pretty harsh conditions probably over 100flight segments. I have only experienced one mechanical delay in flying on them and it was a problem with the flaps. A nice aircraft none the less the 340 is. I havent flown a 120 yet, but have also heard nice things.

User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3811 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3952 times:

I've heard EMB 120s have a terrible time dealing with ice.

User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2387 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3948 times:

I flew on a Saab 340 last summer and I really enjoyed the trip! What a wonderful small aircraft!

User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2286 posts, RR: 38
Reply 7, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3929 times:

As a crew guy on a saab now, I enjoy it. But also, ive never personally travelled on a Brasillia.

So with my limited knowledge of the EMB-120, im gonna default to the Saab.
Great sturdy aircraft.

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