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Longest Scheduled Flight Of Dash 8 And F 50  
User currently offlineAirbusOnly From Germany, joined Jun 2006, 46 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8295 times:

Does anybody know the longest scheduled flights of the DASH 8 (all versions) and Fokker 50? Usually they only serve very short-haul routes, but I know that f.e. SAS uses her Dash 8 - 400 for flights from Stockholm even to Milano and Geneva...though that are still shorter routes.

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User currently offlinePtrjong From Netherlands, joined Mar 2005, 4225 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 8263 times:

The CIA's Dash 8: Afghanistan-USA.

Quoting AirbusOnly (Thread starter):
Usually they only serve very short-haul routes

I don't know if you want to know this, but when the F-50's predecessor, the F-27, was still young, it was used by Schreiner Airways specifically for holiday flights from Holland to Spanish destinations. Potentially the F-50 has good range with its 12:1 aspect ratio wing.


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User currently offlineKEno From Malaysia, joined Feb 2004, 1842 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 8235 times:

Malaysia Airlines' longest F50 route is between Sibu (Sarawak) & Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) - 1h 35m (600km). Most other routes are 30 to 45mins short hops within Borneo.

User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 8142 times:

Ethiopian Airlines, during its last years of serving Sana'a, Yemen, operated flights from Addis Ababa with an F50. Total flight time: 2 hours and 30 minutes.

User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 19406 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 8100 times:

In 2005 the longest Dash 8 flight was ARN/GVA on an SK Q400 at 1047 miles. The longest Fokker flight was LTN/NYO on WV at 828 miles.

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