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RobK
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Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sat Dec 18, 2004 9:24 pm

Hi folks,

Beech 1900C N91YV cn UC-91 is currently ferrying St.John's to Santa Maria across the North Atlantic.

Might be of interest to someone.

Cheers,

Rob K  Smile
 
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sat Dec 18, 2004 11:14 pm

Saw it at BGR Thursday or Friday night with another B1900. Looked like it was wearing old United Express colors possibly Great Lakes Airlines livery. Most likely being ferried by Denny Craig or one of his associates. He comes through often with old B1900c's and d's bound for Europe and Africa.

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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:36 am

'YV' is Mesa Airlines. I was based in BGR back when Mesa crashed two 1900D's in the winter in two consecutive years..!! Stalled on climb out with the first, and hit a deer right at Vr for the second. Thank God no one was seriously hurt. I also rememeber back when FDX Feeder was moving Shorts 360's over the pond in 1997. Now that's a feat..! Unpressurised and limited to 10,000ft...!!! At least the 1900 can get higher and go faster.
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:38 am

What's the routing for the 1900?
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:50 am

Forget my ignorance, but what is the purpose of the trip? Is it a Repo flight to a new owner?
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:52 am

What's the routing for the 1900?

West to East  Wink/being sarcastic
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 6:02 am

CRpilot - most likely on delivery to its new owners, whoever they be.

USAFMXOfficer, hope this is of use? :

N91YV../..CYYT..YYT..4700N/05000W..4520N/04500W..4330N/04000W..4114N/03500W..KOLIT..LPAZ..FL270..GRND SPEED 286KTS

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Rob K  Wink/being sarcastic
 
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 6:21 am

Thanks RobK.

Cheers
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 1:26 pm

Ugghh, that can't be fun flight for anyone involved. I'd hate to be in a Beech 1900 flying around those strong North Atlantic storms.
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlantic

Sun Dec 19, 2004 3:51 pm

Forget the N Atlantic storms. My rear end would be like a block of wood on fire by the time I got across in that aircraft. And I would be surprised if my legs would hold up to walking off the aircraft once there.. Smile
 
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RE: Beech 1900 N91YV Ferrying Across The N.Atlanti

Sun Dec 19, 2004 6:25 pm

Being a Beech 1900, there probably isn't a lav on that aircraft either. And it's not like you can just stop somewhere in the mid-Atlantic to take care of things  Confused
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