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User currently offlineOrlo3 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 139 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1897 times:

Do you think Seattle to Portland could handle one of these?

http://www.niskasportswear.com/Alaska 747-400

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User currently offlineMason From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 749 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

Oh ya, that would be real smooth.

User currently offlineEyeSky From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 315 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1659 times:
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Looks sweet. It would sure beat the Horizon Air Dash 8 that usually makes the trip. Might do a lot for relieving congestion on I-5 too!

Too bad we'll never see it.

EyeSky


User currently offlineOrlo3 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1650 times:

Ya, I would much prefer this over the Dash-8. Maybe I'll do a Horizon 747 as well. With Delta leaving us we could use some big planes at PDX.

User currently offlineOrlo3 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1634 times:

Hopefully this works as a link to the photo. Check it out.


User currently offlineOrlo3 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1633 times:

Oh well. Didn't work. You'll just have to copy and paste the address from the first message. Sorry.

User currently offlineJasewgtn From New Zealand, joined Mar 2000, 825 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1567 times:

That looks sooooo cool!!!!!!

User currently offlineOrlo3 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1535 times:

Thanks!

User currently offlineAerLingus From China, joined Mar 2000, 2371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

If it works on Japanese domestic routes, maybe........


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User currently offlineCle_tim From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1504 times:

I've been on the SEA-PDX flight before - it isn't bad with a Dash 8. We wanted to see SEA and PDX while on vacation, so we got a $198 deal on CO - CLE-SEA-PDX on CO and Horizon. SEA-CLE back home.

User currently offlineDarrell From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 236 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1496 times:

How about putting it on the Portland-Seattle-Ketchikan-Wrangell-Petersburg-Juneau-Yakutat-Cordova-Anchorage route instead? Can you imagine that thing landing at the "Mudhole" Smith airport in Cordova? Awesome!


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User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1468 times:

Hey (with the exception of Cle_tim), what's wrong with the Dash 8?  

Cheers!


User currently offlineEIPremier From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1550 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1471 times:

Another fan of the Dash-8s  

Actually, I don't think the AS scheme looks too good on a 744...I think the MD-80 is the perfect aircraft for their colors.


User currently offlineVelocityair From United States of America, joined May 2000, 134 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1459 times:

The one reason it would not work from ANC - SEA like it does for Japan....
You could not fill one 744 in Alaska and have enough people to push it back.


User currently offlineOrlo3 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (14 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1451 times:

I didn't mean for this to become an anti/pro Dash-8 forum. I have nothing against the Dash-8 as an airplane. I just don't like to fly prop. planes in general. As much as I love airplanes, I am a real chicken flyer. Because of that, I prefer the bigger planes. Less turbulance, etc... Hey, I think I will start that as a new topic.

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