Aviation Photo #1587813 Fairchild SA-227DC Metro 23 - Denver Air Connection

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    Tom Lowther
    Denver Air Connection
    Fairchild SA-227DC Metro 23
    Fairchild SA-227 Merlin IV/Metro/Fairchild 400/Expediter (C-26)
    Fairchild SA-227 Merlin IV/Metro/Fairchild 400/Expediter (C-26)
    Fairchild
    DC-882B
    N882DC
    Grand Junction - Regional (Walker Field)
    Colorado
    USA
    September 22, 2009
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Anonymous
8 years ago
I live in Colorado by the airport where this airline is based. They are based at the Centenial airport in Denver (KAPA). The airline is owned by an airline called Key Lime Air, which is based at the same airport and flies the same planes, except key lime flies cargo. They used to fly passengers but it didn't work out so they stuck with cargo.
Anonymous
8 years ago
The comment on 11/27/09 is almost right - "They used to fly passengers but it didn't work out so they stuck with cargo." Not quite... Denver Air Connection is owned by the same people who own Key Lime Air, but they are two separate companies. Key Lime has only ever done cargo (mostly UPS freight out of DIA), and Denver Air Connection runs the passenger flight between Denver and Grand Junction. As of this writing (1/3/10), they are still in operation 4 days a week, and attempting 121 certification.

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