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Sata Dash 8's In Cyul  
User currently offlineBrickyardPHL From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 23 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4529 times:

When I was leaving work this evening two of SATA's dash 8 Q200's were sitting outside the hangar fresh from the paint shop, how many are they getting total, I'll try and take some photo's tomorrow!  hyper 

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User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2914 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4469 times:

Glad I got to fly their ATPs. If you want to fly any of them, go while you can!


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User currently offlineBrickyardphl From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 23 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 4279 times:

I just thought of another question what routing will these dash 8's take to get back to the Azores?

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User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 4259 times:



Quoting Brickyardphl (Reply 2):
I just thought of another question what routing will these dash 8's take to get back to the Azores?

If they get the ferry tanks fitted, they could fly from the east coast of canada to the Azores directly.

Otherwise I presume it will be Canada - Greenland - Iceland - Ireland - Spain - Azores.



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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25978 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 4250 times:



Quoting BMIFlyer (Reply 3):
Quoting Brickyardphl (Reply 2):
I just thought of another question what routing will these dash 8's take to get back to the Azores?

If they get the ferry tanks fitted, they could fly from the east coast of canada to the Azores directly.

Otherwise I presume it will be Canada - Greenland - Iceland - Ireland - Spain - Azores.



I'm sure Gander-Azores is well within the range of an empty Dash 8.


User currently offlineMEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4358 posts, RR: 35
Reply 5, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 4224 times:

Are it 2nd hand models? Identities?
The Azores are one of the only places to fly on a passenger ATP now, I went there for it last year, but the Dash will replace them within a year or two.



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User currently offlineBrickyardphl From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 23 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4172 times:

Yes they are secondhand models before they were painted when they were in the hangar getting heavy checks, they had what looked like old horizon livery, but with the new paint job they look almost brand new, I took some photos with my cell phone because i don't have a camera with me I'll upload them when I get back home Wednesday evening!  camera 

User currently offlineBrickyardPHL From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 23 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3962 times:

Here are the photos I promised sorry about the quality only had a cell phone

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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11701 posts, RR: 60
Reply 8, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3925 times:

Wow, wow, wow! That is a very nice looking plane!

Quoting MEA-707 (Reply 5):
The Azores are one of the only places to fly on a passenger ATP now, I went there for it last year, but the Dash will replace them within a year or two.

Did anything come about a venture in Scandinavia (somewhere!) to commence pax ATP flying, I heard it on here a few months ago, but have not heard anything since or seen any pictures, but it could just be that I've missed it?

I wonder if the Q200 will replace the D228 as well? They have that aircraft in order to serve Corvo (CVU) which has an 800m runway - would be quite tight, but the Q200 might just manage it?


Dan  Smile



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User currently offlineBurkhard From Germany, joined Nov 2006, 4409 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3917 times:

I will miss the ATP...

User currently offlinePA515 From New Zealand, joined Nov 2007, 922 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3914 times:



Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 8):
I wonder if the Q200 will replace the D228 as well? They have that aircraft in order to serve Corvo (CVU) which has an 800m runway - would be quite tight, but the Q200 might just manage it?

That was part of the plan that resulted in the Q400 order.

PA515


User currently offlineFrigatebird From Netherlands, joined Jun 2008, 1715 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3899 times:

Anyone know when SATA will start flying them commercially, and on which routes? I'm going for a 2 week holiday to the Azores on the 19th of May, and the domestic flights I'm on were shown as ATP equipped routes a few months ago. Haven't seen anything on their website about the Q200 lately.


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User currently offlineDebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2468 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3858 times:



Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 8):
Did anything come about a venture in Scandinavia (somewhere!) to commence pax ATP flying, I heard it on here a few months ago, but have not heard anything since or seen any pictures, but it could just be that I've missed it?

YEAP! Called Nextjet. But there is a little problem. NextJet is not offering a timetable with aircraft types and according to booking figures, they might change the type in last minute to the smaller SAAB SF340.  cry 


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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11701 posts, RR: 60
Reply 13, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3824 times:



Quoting Debonair (Reply 12):
YEAP! Called Nextjet. But there is a little problem. NextJet is not offering a timetable with aircraft types and according to booking figures, they might change the type in last minute to the smaller SAAB SF340.

Thanks for that - the livery in the first picture looks almost like Vueling, only with different colors. I suppose being subbed from an ATP to the SAAB 340A isn't too bad, but then again I have the ATP in my logbook and not the SAAB. Think I'll be making a trip to ARM this winter if Ryanair send some decent fare incentives - like £/€5 way!  cloudnine 



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User currently offlineEHRD From Netherlands, joined Jun 2005, 66 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3782 times:



Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 8):
I wonder if the Q200 will replace the D228 as well? They have that aircraft in order to serve Corvo (CVU) which has an 800m runway - would be quite tight, but the Q200 might just manage it?

I think that if an ATR72 can land at Corvo, than a Q200 can do it without any problems  Big grin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3XA4cr6hNk


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11701 posts, RR: 60
Reply 15, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3729 times:



Quoting EHRD (Reply 14):
I think that if an ATR72 can land at Corvo, than a Q200 can do it without any problems

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3XA4...r6hNk

Wow, that was a late touch down - but I guess it was empty. Should be able to get off almost fully loaded though, they do at Caticlan. I noticed he didn't quite make the turn on the taxiway though - shouldn't have followed the center line quite so accurately!



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User currently offlineBrickyardPHL From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 23 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3491 times:

I was talking to the Sata rep yesterday and he said they are stopping in st johns on there way to the Azores when the plane leaves today!

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User currently offlineVfw614 From Germany, joined Dec 2001, 4059 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3450 times:

Well, even the D228 can be slightly hair-rising at Corvo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hhwrv44--Dk


User currently offlineAC_B777 From Canada, joined Aug 2000, 809 posts, RR: 13
Reply 18, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 3343 times:

Two of the Dash 8's arrived here in YYT about 2.5 hrs ago.
I saw them taxi to the Irving Aviation ramp. I presume they will be overnighting here on their delivery.
Very nice livery from what I could see in the dark.



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