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  • I was flying on Porter Airlines and they had an info card about how similar the Bombardier (I still say DeHavallind) Dash 8 Q400s are to the Bombardier CSeries they have ordered are. There was a coo...

  • I have flown a bunch of times on a Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 on a couple of different airlines, and several times I have flown a shuttle flight that is basically empty. I have been instructed to change seats on these flights, reportadly to balance the plane better. It appears as though the request comes from the cockpit relayed back to the cabin staff. The plane appears to be static in place, so how do they determine that they need to balance the plane? Does the landing gear report this sort of info? A Dash-8 is a reasonably 'large' airplane that it seems sort of surprising that the balance

  • In January 2013, a python hitched a ride on plane, unfortunately exposed on the wing after getting sucked out of its hiding place. Qantas 191 is a Cairns → Port Moresby flight on a DHC-8-400, probabl...