bodobodo
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Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Thu Nov 02, 2000 3:33 am

Hi,

I originally posted this in the civil aviation forum but due to the Taiwan crash and perhaps because it wasn't the most appropriate forum there was no response. Perhaps Technical/Operations is better:

I'm wondering what sort of delivery routes are used for
short range planes like Bombardier CRJ's, Dash-8's,
Embraer jets, ...

For example what sort of route would Bombardier use to get
its CRJ's from Montreal to customers in Europe,
Australia, or Japan since it obviously doesn't have the
range to do this without stopping. Are there standard transAtlantic routes through Gander, Greenland, Shannon, ...

Cheers,
bodobodo
 
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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Thu Nov 02, 2000 4:34 am

They'll fly via Iceland and/or Greenland

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Stephan
 
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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Thu Nov 02, 2000 10:29 am

I was wondering the same thing, I have a photo of an Dash-8 belonging to Eastern Australia airlines in Toronto!!

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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Thu Nov 09, 2000 6:56 am

Dash 8 deliverys are sometimes passed through Newcastle in the Uk on their way to European airlines.
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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Thu Nov 09, 2000 7:42 am

I have seen in Anchorage.....

717's on their way to Impulse.
DC-9's on their way to Cebu Pacific.
and Boeing 737's on their way to Japan.
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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Mon Nov 13, 2000 5:49 am

ok, i can see europe, but how about australia? how would I get a beech 1900 to australia? Or more difficultly, a Cessna 172? Do they load it up with temporary fueltanks or something? Or does it go as cargo on a heavyjet?
 
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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Mon Nov 13, 2000 1:33 pm

many, many stops.
 
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RE: Delivery Routes For Short Range Planes?

Mon Nov 13, 2000 2:21 pm

How do you get a Beech 1900 to Australia you ask, well first you fly it to the San Francisco Bay Area (the closest mainland location to Hawaii), and then add "ferry" tanks for added fuel for the long jump accross the pond to Hawaii. Once you get to Hawii you can "island hop" your way across the South Pacific. Here is a shot of a B1900D at Hayward California on a delivery flight to Great Western Aviation of Australia.


The flight from the SFO area in turboprop like this is about 11-12 hours. They even ferry small single engine Cessna and Pipers from here to Hawaii. For those guys it is a long 18-20 hour flight!!!!!!!

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