This website uses cookies. By using and further navigating this website, you accept this.
Dismiss
(Register or Login)
  9 Votes (4.67 Average) and 9,526 Views  

/images/icons/csMagGlass.png medium / large / full

Pilatus PC-12 (N824SA)

Submitted

Landing. The first photo of this aircraft in this database.

Comments

Please log in or register to post a comment.

bengleman
Standing beneath the landing pattern at KCRQ, I enjoy watching these glide in to land from KSQL or KSMO. They are really pretty birds, and usually right on schedule. Would that I had the money and/or the need for the Surf Air service...seems like a great way to fly! :)
bengleman
Lately, I've been noticing Surf Air pilots are taking the "hot dog" approach more often than not. I wonder if this has to do with negative press about noise from their planes disturbing residents, whether those complaints are founded or not. To be honest, though, I wouldn't want to fly with them if this is becoming their standard operating procedure. I don't want to be a part of some pilot learning his/her limitations. I'd much prefer to see them taking a long, standard ILS approach all the time. Might seem more boring to some, but it's much prettier as far as I'm concerned and also provides a standard experience. A hard-banking right turn and a rapid descent into a controlled landing-gear-absorbed crash on the tarmac isn't what I'd expect from a company advertising themselves as a luxury provider. More like bush-plane/pilot type of a move, and you can put lipstick on the pig but I think when it comes down to it that's really what Surf Air is beneath the super-high price tags.
ACTIVITY LOG
Want a full history search for N824SA dating back to 1998? Buy now. Get it within one hour.
Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
14-Jun-2018 PC12Fresno Yosemite Intl ()Hawthorne Municipal () 07:51PM PDT 08:50PM PDT 0:59
14-Jun-2018 PC12Hawthorne Municipal ()Fresno Yosemite Intl () 04:44PM PDT 05:36PM PDT 0:52
Basic users (becoming a basic user is free and easy!) view 4 months history. Join
 

Login

Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!