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Sierra Pacific Airlines -early 60s Era  
User currently offlinePacificF27 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 67 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3118 times:
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Any a-netters out there with information about early 1960s era airlines? I would like any info available on a small airline that was based in Oakland called Sierra Pacific Airlines. If I remember correctly they flew Beech 18s. They later ran a flight school where I got my license.

Any info or leads would be greatly appreciated.


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User currently offlineEchster From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 399 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3099 times:

I talked to a Sierra Pacific flight last week. It was a classic B737 running military charter from RIV to NKT.

User currently offlineAzstar From United States of America, joined May 2005, 597 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3075 times:

The current Sierra Pacific is a charter operator with two 737-100's based in Tucson, Arizona.

User currently offlineFlyboy80 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1875 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3035 times:

are they 100s? Or 200s?

User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3029 times:
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they are -200's. All -100's are WFU.

User currently offlineBrido From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 160 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3019 times:

I was under contract to Sierra Pacific in the late 80s, flying charters and subservice on Convair 580s. I didn't think the company was quite that old (early '60s) but I could be wrong.

The 737s were after my time. Do they still use the 580s?


User currently offlineM404 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2220 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3004 times:
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The Sierra Pacific that I knew had Convairs or possibly Martins. I've seen postcards for sale by collectors on EBay of their acft. Mammoth Lakes ski flights from BUR sounds familier. Just a guess.

Note our Usernames, my M404 is Pacific as well.



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User currently offlineStirling From Italy, joined Jun 2004, 3943 posts, RR: 22
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3002 times:

The Sierra Pacific I know was based at OAK.
Flew Beech 18s.
Started service 11Nov1965 on the Oakland-Lake Tahoe-Reno route.
For a short time they had an interline agreement with Western Airlines.
Service however ended in 1966.

As far as I know, there is no connection with the carrier of the same name that was formed in 1972 at Burbank.
This airline actually began as Trans-Sierra Airlines (XS) in 1971 with a fleet of Piper Navajoes, Cessna 402s, and Convair 340s.
Trans-Sierra flew to Los Angeles, San Jose, Burbank, Bishop, and Mammoth.
After the reorganization in 1972, the new name (Sierra Pacific) brought with it a new code, SZ, and a revised network; San Jose was dropped, Fresno was added.
They were around til 1979 as a scheduled carrier...which can mean many things......



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