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"Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL  
User currently offlineTropicBird From United States of America, joined May 2005, 502 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5360 times:

Just watched what appeared to be a "GO" airline CRJ-200 take off from SFO at 10:15 local. So get your tracking gear and camera's warmed up.

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User currently offlineXpfg From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 634 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5330 times:

I was on the ramp this morning and also saw it parked at signature. It took off about 20 minutes ago under a Mesa callsign:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASH1

Happy spotting. She looks beautiful!


User currently offlinePensacolaguy From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 548 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5310 times:

No flight plan?
GPS direct?
Will "Air Shuttle" be the call sign for all "Go" flights operating throughout Hawaii?

Thanks!


User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21562 posts, RR: 59
Reply 3, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5288 times:

just your standard 6 hour CRJ200 flight. nothing to see here.  Wink


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User currently offlineL1329II From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5272 times:

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 3):
just your standard 6 hour CRJ200 flight. nothing to see here.

True... but what I wouldnt give to be on that flying gas can right now!  cloudnine 


User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6101 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5227 times:

KSFO..BEBOP..BAART..BLUFF..BAKON..BILLO..BEATS..BANDY..BRADR..BITTA.MAGGI3.PHNL/2259

For those curious. Pretty much the same thing HA and AQ would file.



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User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1330 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5199 times:

Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 2):
GPS direct?

No "direct" on the Pacific airways. The fixes listed by Goldenshield are all of the waypoints that define R464.

Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 2):
Will "Air Shuttle" be the call sign for all "Go" flights operating throughout Hawaii?

AFAIK the Go operation does not involve a new certificate so the call-sign should remain "air shuttle".



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User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21562 posts, RR: 59
Reply 7, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 5135 times:

Quoting L1329II (Reply 4):
True... but what I wouldnt give to be on that flying gas can right now!

Yeah, flying a non-etops jet over open water with no place to put down has got to be interesting. Though I think all the seats and such are pulled out to save weight, so you'd need a folding chair, a rope and some hooks to keep you secure for takeoff and landing...



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User currently offlineL1329II From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 5062 times:

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 7):
Yeah, flying a non-etops jet over open water with no place to put down has got to be interesting. Though I think all the seats and such are pulled out to save weight, so you'd need a folding chair, a rope and some hooks to keep you secure for takeoff and landing...

Ha ha! Considering the office chair that I'm sitting in now that doesnt sound too bad!


User currently onlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 24
Reply 9, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 5035 times:

I'll take the CRJ ferry flight anytime. Now what about these guys flying single-piston from the Bay Area (HWD) to Hawaii. That would be a little nerve racking, even as a pilot myself. Just could get me doing it!

ASLAX



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User currently offlinePensacolaguy From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 548 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4972 times:

Quoting Goldenshield (Reply 5):
KSFO..BEBOP..BAART..BLUFF..BAKON..BILLO..BEATS..BANDY..BRADR..BITTA.MAGGI3.PHNL/2259

Wow thanks! Where did you obtain that information from? And how do I get to be a dispatcher?

Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 6):
AFAIK the Go operation does not involve a new certificate so the call-sign should remain "air shuttle".

Thanks! What does AFAIK mean though? Mesa's "Freedom Airlines" (Operating for DL) uses the call sign "Freedom Air", so that means they're operating under a new certificate?


User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1330 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4961 times:

Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 10):
AFAIK

As Far As I Know. About Freedom, that is, in fact, a separate certificate originally created when the CRJ-900s came online for America West Express. I believe the new Delta Dash-8 operation in the Northeast will also fly on the Freedom certificate.



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User currently offlineBluewave 707 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3152 posts, RR: 6
Reply 12, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4671 times:

The go! CRJ200 @ HNL a few hours after arrival ...
http://hnlrarebirds.blogspot.com/



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User currently offlineCRJ900 From Norway, joined Jun 2004, 2223 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4653 times:
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The picture shows the aircraft with the o/w exit open. Was the flight so long that the people on board just couldn't wait to get out and went through the o/w exit when the pilot took too long in opening the main door?  Wink


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User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4211 times:

That joke would work so much better if there actually were pax on board the aircraft for a *ferry* flight.

joe


User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7522 posts, RR: 7
Reply 15, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4172 times:

I'm sure they have a life raft on board . Quite possibly the longest CRJ200 flight ever ?  Smile


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User currently offlineGreenguy01 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 235 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 3894 times:

Were there extra fuel tanks in the cabin similar to what Hawaiian did with the 717 deliveries from LGB?


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