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Fk100 Over Cygk?  
User currently offlineskysurfer From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 12
Posted (3 years 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1718 times:

Hi all,

Keep hearing a jet going over my house low on approach to CYGK (Kingston, On) and everytime I make it outside I catch it at a distance. It looks like a Fokker 100 but I could easily be wrong.

Anyone any idea's?

Cheers


In the dark you can't see ugly, but you can feel fat
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User currently offlinevoodoo From Niue, joined Mar 2001, 2098 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1669 times:

Isn't there a CRJ operated by the Feds that checks ILS's across the country?


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User currently offlineskysurfer From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1648 times:

I thought of that but that has a blue streak on the tail IIRC but this didn't! I might be getting old and senile and I could easily be wrong but it looked a 'lil bigger than the CRJ.


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User currently offlineWestJet747 From Canada, joined Aug 2011, 1906 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1623 times:

Could it be one of the Challengers (VIP configuration) that is operated by the government? Much smaller than a Fokker 100, but I can't think of another jet that would frequently use YGK since Air Georgian and Jazz both use turboprops.


Flying refined.
User currently offlineskysurfer From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (3 years 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1256 times:

*Hangs head in shame* I got a very good look at it this morning as I was mulching the leaves (yes, it's that time of year again) and it is indeed CRJ-200ER Challenger 850 C-GNVC roaming the skies.

Thanks for all those who put up with my p!ss poor aircraft ID!!!!!!!

Cheers



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User currently offlineykaops From Canada, joined Nov 2010, 68 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1169 times:

LMAO @ SKYSURFER...

Time for an optometrist appointment perhaps?? Don't worry we all query our eyes at some point in our lives.. enjoy the low passes!


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25860 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (3 years 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

Quoting skysurfer (Reply 4):
it is indeed CRJ-200ER Challenger 850 C-GNVC

I don't believe either of Nav Canada's two CRJs are considered Challenger 850s. Both were delivered as CRJs to Atlantic Coast Airlines and then operated for defunct Independence Air before being acquired by Nav Canada.


User currently offlineskysurfer From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (3 years 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1112 times:

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 6):
I don't believe either of Nav Canada's two CRJs are considered Challenger 850s.
http://www.flightsource.ca/details.php?image_id=1818



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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25860 posts, RR: 22
Reply 8, posted (3 years 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1092 times:

Quoting skysurfer (Reply 7):
Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 6):
I don't believe either of Nav Canada's two CRJs are considered Challenger 850s.
http://www.flightsource.ca/details.p...=1818

A web photo site is hardly an official source. The Transport Canada registration database just shows both aircraft as CL-600-2B19 which covers the CRJ100 (the CRJ200 is only a marketing designation, there's no separate type certificate).


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