uhntissbaby111
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How Do They Deliver Q400's To Europe?

Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:20 am

Does anyone have any information on what route's airlines use to get their Q400's from CYZD to their bases in Europe? Thanks

Adam
 
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RE: How Do They Deliver Q400's To Europe?

Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:02 am

The two traditional ferry routes across the Atlantic for aircraft without the legs to go non-stop are the GIUK route (Greenland if needed, Iceland, the UK) and St John's Newfoundland to the Azores.

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=cyzd-cy...-lpaz-lppt-ebbr%0D%0A&MS=wls&DU=mi

A Q400 with full tanks and no pax or cargo can easily do the longest legs.
 
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RE: How Do They Deliver Q400's To Europe?

Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:48 pm

This article covers Q400 ferrying across the pacific.
http://www.wingsmagazine.com/content/view/1927/

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