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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.
Michael McMurtrey
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-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 04:04PM PDT 04:41PM PDT Scheduled
23-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 01:15PM PDT 01:51PM PDT Scheduled
23-Oct-2018 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:26PM MDT 12:58PM PDT 1:31
23-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 08:37AM PDT 10:46AM MDT 1:09
23-Oct-2018 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:15AM PDT 06:45AM PDT 0:29
22-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 11:31PM PDT 12:00AM PDT (+1) 0:29
22-Oct-2018 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:48PM PDT 10:30PM PDT 0:42
22-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 08:22PM PDT 08:58PM PDT 0:35
22-Oct-2018 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:30PM PDT 07:21PM PDT 0:51
22-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 03:55PM PDT 04:45PM PDT 0:50
22-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:01PM PDT 02:48PM PDT 0:46
22-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 09:51AM PDT 10:42AM PDT 0:50
22-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:48AM PDT 08:17AM PDT 0:29
22-Oct-2018 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:01AM PDT 05:31AM PDT 0:29
21-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 11:17PM PDT 11:50PM PDT 0:32
21-Oct-2018 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:11PM PDT 08:38PM PDT 0:26
21-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 06:33PM PDT 06:58PM PDT 0:24
21-Oct-2018 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:22PM PDT 02:51PM PDT 0:28
21-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 12:20PM PDT 12:56PM PDT 0:35
21-Oct-2018 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:04AM PDT 10:57AM PDT 0:53
21-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 07:44AM PDT 08:26AM PDT 0:41
21-Oct-2018 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:06AM MDT 06:21AM PDT 1:15
20-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 03:42PM PDT 05:51PM MDT 1:09
20-Oct-2018 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:56PM PDT 02:00PM PDT 1:03
20-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 11:07AM PDT 11:55AM PDT 0:48
20-Oct-2018 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 09:54AM PDT 10:23AM PDT 0:28
20-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 08:23AM PDT 09:05AM PDT 0:42
20-Oct-2018 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:18AM PDT 07:07AM PDT 0:48
19-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 09:26PM PDT 09:54PM PDT 0:27
19-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:19PM PDT 06:11PM PDT 0:52
19-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 03:51PM PDT 04:34PM PDT 0:42
19-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:15PM PDT 02:25PM PDT 1:09
19-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:32AM PDT 11:18AM PDT (?) 0:46
19-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 09:07AM PDT 09:56AM PDT 0:49
18-Oct-2018 DH8DBillings Logan Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:57PM MDT 12:51AM PDT (+1) 1:54
18-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Billings Logan Intl () 04:32PM PDT 07:29PM MDT 1:57
18-Oct-2018 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:01PM PDT 02:51PM PDT 0:49
18-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 12:00PM PDT 01:03PM PDT 1:02
18-Oct-2018 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:33AM PDT 10:55AM PDT 0:22
18-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 08:49AM PDT 09:18AM PDT 0:28
18-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:36AM PDT 07:08AM PDT 0:31
18-Oct-2018 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 05:02AM PDT 05:27AM PDT 0:24
17-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 07:47PM PDT 08:41PM PDT 0:54
17-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:43PM PDT 06:16PM PDT 0:33
17-Oct-2018 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 03:40PM PDT 04:27PM PDT 0:46
17-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 02:09PM PDT 02:55PM PDT 0:45
17-Oct-2018 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:39AM PDT 01:06PM PDT 1:27
17-Oct-2018 DH8DGowen Field ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 10:43AM MDT 10:39AM PDT 0:56
17-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 07:01AM PDT 09:10AM MDT 1:08
17-Oct-2018 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:15AM PDT 05:55AM PDT 0:39
16-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 11:35PM PDT 12:10AM PDT (+1) 0:35
16-Oct-2018 DH8DGlacier Park Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:46PM MDT 08:08PM PDT 1:22
16-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Glacier Park Intl () 04:54PM PDT 07:01PM MDT 1:06
16-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:48PM PDT 01:38PM PDT 0:50
16-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 11:07AM PDT 11:51AM PDT 0:43
16-Oct-2018 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:44AM PDT 09:15AM PDT 0:31
16-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 07:24AM PDT 07:54AM PDT 0:29
16-Oct-2018 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:12AM PDT 05:37AM PDT 0:24
15-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 11:18PM PDT 11:42PM PDT 0:24
15-Oct-2018 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:07PM MDT 09:20PM PDT 1:12
15-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 06:03PM PDT 08:09PM MDT 1:05
15-Oct-2018 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:35PM PDT 04:31PM PDT 0:55
15-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 01:53PM PDT 02:41PM PDT 0:48
15-Oct-2018 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:44AM PDT 12:16PM PDT 0:32
15-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:29AM PDT 09:19AM PDT 0:50
15-Oct-2018 DH8DGowen Field ()Spokane Intl () 07:10AM MDT 07:09AM PDT 0:58
14-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Gowen Field () 05:07PM PDT 07:00PM MDT 0:53
14-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 03:06PM PDT 03:52PM PDT 0:45
14-Oct-2018 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:15PM PDT 12:54PM PDT 0:38
14-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 10:43AM PDT 11:20AM PDT 0:37
14-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:30AM PDT 09:16AM PDT 0:46
14-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 07:03AM PDT 07:48AM PDT 0:44
14-Oct-2018 DH8DWalla Walla Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:14AM PDT 05:55AM PDT 0:41
13-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Walla Walla Rgnl () 09:31PM PDT 10:12PM PDT 0:40
13-Oct-2018 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:01PM PDT 07:30PM PDT 0:29
13-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 05:39PM PDT 06:02PM PDT 0:23
13-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:47PM PDT 04:37PM PDT 0:49
13-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 02:02PM PDT 02:58PM PDT 0:56
13-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:57AM PDT 12:55PM PDT 0:58
13-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 09:51AM PDT 10:45AM PDT 0:53
12-Oct-2018 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 06:53PM MDT 07:00PM PDT 1:06
12-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 04:07PM PDT 06:10PM MDT 1:03
12-Oct-2018 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:36PM PDT 02:02PM PDT 0:26
12-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 11:48AM PDT 12:18PM PDT 0:29
12-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:13AM PDT 09:48AM PDT 0:34
12-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:37AM PDT 08:05AM PDT 0:27
12-Oct-2018 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:20AM MDT 06:37AM PDT 1:17
11-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 09:43PM PDT 11:50PM MDT 1:06
11-Oct-2018 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:03PM PDT 08:38PM PDT 0:35
11-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 06:09PM PDT 06:39PM PDT 0:29
11-Oct-2018 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:45PM PDT 04:30PM PDT 0:45
11-Oct-2018 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 02:01PM PDT 02:59PM PDT 0:58
11-Oct-2018 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:50AM PDT 01:15PM PDT 1:25
11-Oct-2018 DH8DGowen Field ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 10:39AM MDT 10:37AM PDT 0:58
11-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:59AM PDT 09:04AM MDT 1:05
10-Oct-2018 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:36PM PDT 10:21PM PDT 1:45
10-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 06:02PM PDT 07:38PM PDT 1:36
10-Oct-2018 DH8DGlacier Park Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:38PM MDT 04:01PM PDT 1:23
10-Oct-2018 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Glacier Park Intl () 12:47PM PDT 02:53PM MDT 1:05
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