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YYZ-Montreal In Just Over 30 Minutes Fri. Dec 7th  
User currently offlineGmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2160 posts, RR: 17
Posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2169 times:

Just got back from the airport picking up a relative and he said that his flight was the fastest to Montreal that he has ever taken in like 30 years. It was a 30 minute flight, the pilot said there were some major tail winds.

Anybody have any other tail wind stories?

Oh it was on Air Canada's Tango, scheduled to depart at 10:50. It actually departed at 10 after and arrived are around 11:42....fast


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User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3762 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2103 times:

I think you mean that it departed at 11:00. I myself have flown YUL-YYZ in about 20' onboard a 747-200 of Olympic Airways.

User currently offlineGmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2160 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2093 times:

Wow, thats fast, this was on a tango, A320!!

Thanks for the info!!


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User currently offlineCrank From Canada, joined May 2001, 1564 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2087 times:

I flew YYZ-YUL in august, we departed about 45 minutes late (8:57 pm instead of 8:10 pm) and we arrived at 9:41 pm instead of 9:14 pm. The flight was exactly 44 min. 21 sec. long (t/o to land) and the cpt. also told us that we had strong tail winds. It was on a DC-9.

That's the shortest flight I've ever had between the two cities.

User currently offlineDelta-flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2678 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2074 times:

I once flew YVR-YYZ in just 3 hours on a CP B747 -- pilot said we had 150 mph tailwind.


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User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2059 times:

I once did Winnipeg to Toronto in just over 1 hr 30 mins. We had to wait on the apron because they had no ground personnel ready for us beause of our early arrival. It was something like 120 mph tailwinds.

User currently offlineAC340 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 337 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2041 times:

The fastest I ever did YVR-YYZ was 3 hours 25 minutes a few years back on an AC 747. (normally just over 4 hours)

User currently offlineJean leloup From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2116 posts, RR: 17
Reply 7, posted (14 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1995 times:

Yikes, I hope my tango flight in Jan. is not that fast! I am flying YYZ-YUL just because I hate the bus and I got a good fare, but I want it to last!!! i'd prefer a headwind on such a short flight...

Next flight.... who knows.
User currently offlineCaribb From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 1649 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (14 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1983 times:

Wow that's pretty fast! I've flown YYZ-YUL many times and the best I've done is just over 45 minues.. last flight on Thursday was 50-55 minutes.

I think my most unusual flight time as one I had once YUL-AMS which was done in something like 4:50 instead of the usual 6-7 hours. I've even had a 9 hour return on that run once...

but for Tango and 30 minutes, pretty neat.

User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 52
Reply 9, posted (14 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1942 times:

My dad flew Syracuse-Boston, a distance similar to that of YYZ-YUL in 30 minutes on a US F100! That's 250 mi (400km) in 30 minutes, or 500mph (800km/h)!!


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User currently offlineJU101 From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 832 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (14 years 1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1910 times:

This summer i flew between Belgrade and Podgorica on a domestic flight (about the same distance as YYZ-YUL), in 35 minutes. This was on board a JAT B737-300. The flight usually takes 50 minutes.

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