LY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10 Posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1365 times:
According to http://www.flightarrivals.com (as well as http://www.flytecomm.com and http://www.gtaa.com ), flight ARN7046 departed YYZ at 07:59 this morning, arriving at YQG (Windsor, Ontario) at 08:39, operated by an F-28. All other scheduled (non-seasonal) pax flights to YQG are operated by Air Ontario DHC-8's and have flight numbers that start with 1 (AC1xxx), BTW. I couldn't find any matching return flights, though. So, does anyone have any idea what that a/c was doing at YQG, and where did it go (or is it still at YQG?)? What does the 7xxx flight number signify?
Fallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 19 Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 1247 times:
I'm wondering about the F-28's. There are still some operating out of YYC. What is kinda surprising though is that there are 8 F-28's parked in a secluded corner of YYC. That's not the weird part. The planes seem to shift around atleast twice a month. Everytime I've gotten out to YYC, I've taken a shot of just the planes to see how they have been moving around. One of them happened to the the last plane to wear the Proud Wings scheme. Only 2 are wearing Transitional, and the other 5 are in the original Canadian scheme. Apparently one, "Spirit of Winnipeg" suffered some damage. It's nose is dented in a couple of places and there seems to be some work done around the right front door.
Yow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 6, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1242 times:
They're probably moving them around to run the engines every once in awhile and to keep them in half decent shape (if that's possible with an F28 ) But as with any old aircraft it will be sad to see the go.
Spyderz From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0 Reply 7, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1226 times:
It's funny seeing all the different schemes of F28's. As a note, on Sunday I flew the "Proud-Wings" F28 from YXX-YYC. One question about them though, why do some of the F28's differ in interior panelling. The windows are different on some, and I noticed one plane had different reading lights etc.... Did these planes come to Candian Regional from different operators? for I'm not sure about the history of the F28's. Thanks
Fallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 19 Reply 8, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1216 times:
Canadian Regional aquired all of it's F-28's since it's parent company was limited financially. Time Air had some, as did Norcan Air, and even Transair! I'm not sure if these one are the same ones at Canadian Regional. I know a large amount came from US Air.
LY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10 Reply 12, posted (11 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1168 times:
Hmm, ARN7016 was scheduled to depart YUL at 1225 and arrive at YQG at 1354 today, operated, again by an F-28. It hasn't departed as of 1325, though. Can't find any return flights for this flight either. It doesn't appear on AC's online timetable and flight status, so I guess it almost certainly confirms it as a charter flight.