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Runway Length For F-28  
User currently offlineFuture_Pilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2262 times:

-does anyone know the minimum/average runway length for the F-28 and/or the 737-200.

Thanks

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User currently offlineAvt007 From Canada, joined Jul 2000, 2132 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2211 times:

I know that CRA operates F28s off of 5000 foot runways regularly. I don`t know the minimum, though.

User currently offlineAvt007 From Canada, joined Jul 2000, 2132 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2193 times:

Persistent rumour, (rumour only!) has it that the US Navy looked at the F28 for carrier transport. The story goes that they did trials, but didn't like the results. If anyone has more to add to this, please do!

User currently offlinePrebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6432 posts, RR: 54
Reply 3, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2184 times:

In the past Danish Maersk Air operated its daily route to Vagar on the Faeroy Islands in the Atlantic with 737-200. Vagar has a 4100 feet runway. It was of course with pretty light weight and nothing like MTOW.
Long time ago they switched to the substantially more powerful 737-300 and -500.
I read in a Danish magazine many years ago that some Boeing sales representatives were in Vagar to shoot some film for a promotion video to show off the 737-200 runway performance. And they were there only because it was the shortest runway which was visited by 737s on a regular basis.
The local airline company Atlantic Airways uses a BAe 146 which is like tailored for the task.
Best regards, Preben Norholm



Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm
User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2178 times:

On the Navy topic, they also landed a C-130 on a carrier, sans hook, and it took off sans catapult for the same idea back in the early 60's.

Greg



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User currently offlineVictor Hotel From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 305 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2170 times:

USAFHummer, do you know the website where I can find that about the C130 I saw it once but havent been able to find it in a long time, I have been looking for ages.
VH


User currently offlineWidebody From Ireland, joined Aug 2000, 1152 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2165 times:

Some hell of an achievement.....

http://www.theaviationzone.com/facts/forrestal.htm


User currently offlineQFTJT From Australia, joined Dec 2000, 278 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 2157 times:

According to the Aviation Week magazine, "Source book 2000".

the FAA minimum takeoff feild length (FT) for a 737-200 is 8,970, and minimum landing space required is 4,580ft.

For the f28 the FAA minimum takeoff feild length (FT) is 2,920, and minimum landing space required is 3,337ft.

Hope this helps.

QFTJT


User currently offlineL_188 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2138 times:

Unalaska Airport is 3900 and Alaska Airlines and Markair both flew 737-200's off of that strip.

QFTJT-Those are the F.28(F-28???) numbers???

Damm I wish Reeve had bout a couple....they might still be in buisness.


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