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de Havilland Dash 8-400 (N440QX)


Another capture that was snapped last week as the first of several winter storms was beginning to drop a tremendous amount of snow on to the Sierra Nevada. The bland white background created by the falling snow paid huge dividends when a special livery passenger plane arrived or departed, as can be seen here as QXE's special collegiate Oregon State University "Beavers" livery Dash 8 (N440QX) tucks the wheels in the wells while climbing away from KRNO's runway 16R to begin a flight to Seattle. The orange and black OSU colors stand out beautifully against the snow-covered landscape in the background.
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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Over 10 feet of snow has now fallen in the Sierra Nevada areas to the west of Reno, and some areas have received over 14 feet, ... and it is still snowing. I would be at the airport right now to get more photos ... except that I-80 is closed between me and Reno because of an accident. Since I-80 is currently the only drivable road between my place and the city 40 miles away, I'm stuck here. But there's always tomorrow. (lol)
Greg Byington
That's a very nice shot, Gary! You're right about the colors. Thanks for sharing it.
Great color scheme! Great photo!
Great shot that makes the colors jump. Nicely done. Nice tribute to a hard working aircraft]. What kind of lens were you using?
Not sure I can root for the big O but that is a story for another time and website. Go Dawgs.
*****FIVE***** stars for this one, Gary!!!
Roy Hunte
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
24-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 08:25AM PST 09:10AM PST Scheduled
24-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 06:47AM PST 07:17AM PST Scheduled
24-Jan-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:09AM PST 05:45AM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 11:28PM PST 12:01AM PST (+1) Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:51PM MST 10:05PM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:20PM PST 08:15PM MST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 04:40PM PST 05:20PM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:05PM PST 03:29PM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 01:45PM PST 02:08PM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:40AM PST 12:25PM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 10:05AM PST 10:40AM PST Scheduled
23-Jan-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:10AM MST 07:32AM PST Scheduled
22-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 07:18PM PST 09:18PM MST 1:00
22-Jan-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:49PM PST 05:43PM PST 0:53
22-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 03:03PM PST 03:43PM PST 0:39
22-Jan-2019 DH8DKelowna Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:42AM PST 12:28PM PST 0:45
22-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Kelowna Int'l () 09:56AM PST 10:47AM PST 0:50
22-Jan-2019 DH8DBozeman Yellowstone Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:15AM MST 08:02AM PST 1:46
21-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bozeman Yellowstone Intl () 09:41PM PST 12:08AM MST (+1) 1:26
21-Jan-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:41PM PST 08:04PM PST 0:23
21-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 06:39PM PST 07:04PM PST 0:25
21-Jan-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:45PM PST 05:39PM PST 0:53
21-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 03:04PM PST 03:48PM PST 0:43
21-Jan-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:52PM MST 02:05PM PST 1:13
21-Jan-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Missoula Intl () 11:06AM PST 12:47PM MST 0:41
21-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 09:06AM PST 09:49AM PST 0:42
21-Jan-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:10AM PST 05:56AM PST Cancelled
20-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 11:20PM PST 12:03AM PST (+1) Cancelled
20-Jan-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:17PM PST 10:04PM PST 0:47
20-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 07:25PM PST 08:09PM PST 0:43
20-Jan-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:48PM PST 06:27PM PST 0:38
20-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 03:53PM PST 04:29PM PST 0:35
20-Jan-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:59PM PST 02:02PM PST 1:02
20-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 11:19AM PST 12:02PM PST 0:43
18-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:30PM PST 09:02PM PST 0:32
18-Jan-2019 DH8DFriedman Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:49PM MST 07:32PM PST 1:43
18-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Friedman Memorial () 03:41PM PST 05:55PM MST 1:13
18-Jan-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:11PM PST 12:35PM PST Cancelled
18-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 10:20AM PST 10:42AM PST Cancelled
18-Jan-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:22AM PST 08:50AM PST 0:28
17-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 11:22PM PST 11:58PM PST 0:35
17-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:19PM PST 09:04PM PST 0:45
17-Jan-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 06:47PM PST 07:16PM PST 0:29
17-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 05:30PM PST 05:57PM PST 0:27
17-Jan-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:58PM PST 04:27PM PST 1:29
17-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 12:41PM PST 02:01PM PST 1:19
17-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 10:52AM PST 11:23AM PST 0:31
17-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:37AM PST 09:08AM PST 0:31
16-Jan-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 05:37AM PST 06:10AM PST 0:32
15-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 09:25PM PST 10:11PM PST 0:45
15-Jan-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:09PM MST 08:19PM PST 1:09
15-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 05:20PM PST 07:30PM MST 1:10
15-Jan-2019 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:28PM PST 01:52PM PST 0:24
15-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 11:57AM PST 12:21PM PST (?) 0:23
15-Jan-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:27AM MST 10:36AM PST 1:09
15-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:56AM PST 09:09AM MST 1:12
15-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:09AM PST 05:41AM PST 0:32
14-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:25PM PST 05:55PM PST 0:29
14-Jan-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:19PM PST 04:07PM PST 0:48
14-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 01:44PM PST 02:33PM PST 0:48
14-Jan-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:59AM PST 12:34PM PST 0:35
14-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 10:22AM PST 11:01AM PST 0:38
14-Jan-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:21AM PST 08:51AM PST 0:29
13-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 09:36PM PST 09:55PM PST 0:18
13-Jan-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:10PM PST 08:58PM PST Cancelled
13-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 06:40PM PST 07:22PM PST Cancelled
13-Jan-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:44PM PST 04:18PM PST 0:33
13-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 01:58PM PST 02:43PM PST 0:44
13-Jan-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:34AM PST 12:28PM PST 0:54
13-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 09:40AM PST 10:27AM PST 0:47
13-Jan-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:52AM PST 08:36AM PST Cancelled
12-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 11:25PM PST 12:08AM PST (+1) Cancelled
12-Jan-2019 DH8DKelowna Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:40PM PST 04:25PM PST 0:45
12-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Kelowna Int'l () 01:46PM PST 02:31PM PST 0:45
12-Jan-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:13AM PST 10:41AM PST 0:27
12-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 08:59AM PST 09:19AM PST 0:19
12-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 08:11AM PST 09:00AM PST 0:49
12-Jan-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:05AM PST 07:47AM PST 0:41
11-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 11:20PM PST 12:06AM PST (+1) 0:45
11-Jan-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:04PM PST 09:53PM PST 0:49
11-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 07:09PM PST 07:58PM PST 0:48
11-Jan-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 04:35PM PST 05:35PM PST 1:00
11-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 02:00PM PST 02:46PM PST 0:46
11-Jan-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:50AM PST 12:31PM PST 0:40
11-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 10:26AM PST 11:00AM PST 0:34
11-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:18AM PST 08:49AM PST 0:31
10-Jan-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:37PM PST 04:25PM PST 0:47
10-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 01:45PM PST 02:30PM PST 0:44
10-Jan-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:41AM PST 12:35PM PST 0:54
09-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bozeman Yellowstone Intl () 10:05PM PST 12:29AM MST (+1) 1:23
09-Jan-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:08PM PST 04:48PM PST 0:39
09-Jan-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 01:58PM PST 02:41PM PST 0:42
09-Jan-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 11:50AM PST 12:57PM PST 1:06
09-Jan-2019 DH8DWalla Walla Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:18AM PST 06:02AM PST 0:44
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