TropicBird
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"Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 2:28 am

Just watched what appeared to be a "GO" airline CRJ-200 take off from SFO at 10:15 local. So get your tracking gear and camera's warmed up.
 
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 2:38 am

I was on the ramp this morning and also saw it parked at signature. It took off about 20 minutes ago under a Mesa callsign:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASH1

Happy spotting. She looks beautiful!
 
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 2:44 am

No flight plan?
GPS direct?
Will "Air Shuttle" be the call sign for all "Go" flights operating throughout Hawaii?

Thanks!
 
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 2:49 am

just your standard 6 hour CRJ200 flight. nothing to see here.  Wink
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 2:59 am

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 3):
just your standard 6 hour CRJ200 flight. nothing to see here.

True... but what I wouldnt give to be on that flying gas can right now!  cloudnine 
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 3:12 am

KSFO..BEBOP..BAART..BLUFF..BAKON..BILLO..BEATS..BANDY..BRADR..BITTA.MAGGI3.PHNL/2259

For those curious. Pretty much the same thing HA and AQ would file.
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 3:24 am

Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 2):
GPS direct?

No "direct" on the Pacific airways. The fixes listed by Goldenshield are all of the waypoints that define R464.

Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 2):
Will "Air Shuttle" be the call sign for all "Go" flights operating throughout Hawaii?

AFAIK the Go operation does not involve a new certificate so the call-sign should remain "air shuttle".
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 4:01 am

Quoting L1329II (Reply 4):
True... but what I wouldnt give to be on that flying gas can right now!

Yeah, flying a non-etops jet over open water with no place to put down has got to be interesting. Though I think all the seats and such are pulled out to save weight, so you'd need a folding chair, a rope and some hooks to keep you secure for takeoff and landing...
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 5:01 am

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 7):
Yeah, flying a non-etops jet over open water with no place to put down has got to be interesting. Though I think all the seats and such are pulled out to save weight, so you'd need a folding chair, a rope and some hooks to keep you secure for takeoff and landing...

Ha ha! Considering the office chair that I'm sitting in now that doesnt sound too bad!
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 5:17 am

I'll take the CRJ ferry flight anytime. Now what about these guys flying single-piston from the Bay Area (HWD) to Hawaii. That would be a little nerve racking, even as a pilot myself. Just could get me doing it!

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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 5:51 am

Quoting Goldenshield (Reply 5):
KSFO..BEBOP..BAART..BLUFF..BAKON..BILLO..BEATS..BANDY..BRADR..BITTA.MAGGI3.PHNL/2259

Wow thanks! Where did you obtain that information from? And how do I get to be a dispatcher?

Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 6):
AFAIK the Go operation does not involve a new certificate so the call-sign should remain "air shuttle".

Thanks! What does AFAIK mean though? Mesa's "Freedom Airlines" (Operating for DL) uses the call sign "Freedom Air", so that means they're operating under a new certificate?
 
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 5:59 am

Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 10):
AFAIK

As Far As I Know. About Freedom, that is, in fact, a separate certificate originally created when the CRJ-900s came online for America West Express. I believe the new Delta Dash-8 operation in the Northeast will also fly on the Freedom certificate.
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 6:03 pm

The go! CRJ200 @ HNL a few hours after arrival ...
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sat May 20, 2006 6:34 pm

The picture shows the aircraft with the o/w exit open. Was the flight so long that the people on board just couldn't wait to get out and went through the o/w exit when the pilot took too long in opening the main door?  Wink
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sun May 21, 2006 2:33 am

That joke would work so much better if there actually were pax on board the aircraft for a *ferry* flight.

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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Sun May 21, 2006 3:12 am

I'm sure they have a life raft on board . Quite possibly the longest CRJ200 flight ever ?  Smile
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RE: "Go" Ferry Flt On Way To HNL

Thu May 25, 2006 2:56 am

Were there extra fuel tanks in the cabin similar to what Hawaiian did with the 717 deliveries from LGB?
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