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User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1412 times:

When were the final examples completed? and are they still in active passengeer duty. I used to love seeing this shed all over the UK with the likes of BD and UK but now there are so few. How about in the US, any sizeable fleets left?

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User currently offlineTuRbUleNc3 From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 519 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1386 times:

Yeah i remember seeing the 'sick box' from the window in the cafe at LBA operated by gill airways or air uk. There is a body of the sick box at LBA for fire training i believe.

User currently offlineDHHornet From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 252 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1302 times:

A low cost carrier has a fleet!




Long Live the Shed!

[Edited 2007-09-27 21:14:15]

User currently offlineERAUgrad02 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1227 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

God I miss these flying ILM-RDU as a 14yo flight student.


Desmond MacRae in ILM
User currently offlineVald From Ireland, joined Sep 2007, 138 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1221 times:

Flew to the isle of mann in the mid 80s on an Aer lingus sh360. EI-BPD
Seems like a life time ago.


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1214 times:

Quoting Orion737 (Thread starter):
How about in the US, any sizeable fleets left?

The only ones I can think of in the US flying the SH360 is ACC.....Air Cargo Carriers. As for when the last were built.. I think it was mid-late 1980's

[Edited 2007-09-27 23:19:53]


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User currently offlineWrenchBender From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1779 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1214 times:

Pacific Coastal Airlines out of CYVR still operates at least one.
http://www.pacific-coastal.com/live/home/index.php?id=38

WrenchBender



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User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1174 times:

If you really want to see one, go to CKB and watch the military (actually WV ANG) fly them around about 50 times daily. They've got a few up there, and love to go in the pattern or a few miles out to do some VFR air work. CKB probably has the highest concentration of ops by those weird looking things.

...they produce some nasty wake though if you're behind them in a 172.


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25205 posts, RR: 22
Reply 8, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1154 times:

Quoting Orion737 (Thread starter):
When were the final examples completed?

All 360s were delivered by December 1989 except for one delivered June 27, 1991. The last one below. Not sure of current status.


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User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 9, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1122 times:

How many 330s and 360s were produced? I remember Golden West operated some 330s out of LAX, and American Eagle had a handful of 360s for awhile out of DFW. Unmistakable profile on these rather odd-looking birds. Sadly, I've never gotten to fly in one.
Regards.



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User currently offlineRampkontroler From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 859 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1106 times:

Air Cargo Carriers out of Milwaukee operate a rather large fleet of all the boxy Shorts...all colors shapes and sizes. I don't know of any US carrier still operating any version in pax configuration.

User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25205 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1058 times:

Quoting FlagshipAZ (Reply 9):
How many 330s and 360s were produced?

A.net articles show production as 136 for the 330 and 165 for the 360, including military C-23 Sherpa versions built for the U.S.Army.


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User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 12, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1015 times:

Many thanks, Viscount. As usual, you came thru again.  Wink
I wasn't aware that the A.net database show production numbers.
Regards.



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User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 951 times:

I remember, I think manx, operated the 36 seater S360 with TWO cabin crew members for a time. Wouldnt get that now with the bare minimum and the cut backs.

User currently offlineVhqpa From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 1456 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 908 times:

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 8):
Not sure of current status.


please disregard this post I mistook the aircraft for a sister ship not sure what happened to the last aircraft but it's certainly no longer in Australia


J

[Edited 2007-09-28 14:38:10]


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