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de Havilland Dash 8-400 (N421QX)

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* Congrats to all Horizon personnel. Your retro livery is awesome! *

Even though there were broken clouds partially obscuring the sun that was still quite low in the east, QXE's brand new, fresh from the paint barn, Horizon Air retro livery schemebird is glowing as it is about to touch down on 16R after a morning trip from Seattle. The QXE retro schemebird had only left Victorville with its new clothes and resumed revenue service just four days prior to making its first visit to Reno (seen here) yesterday morning. It returned for a second time, and made a RON stay, late last night.

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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
* Congrats to all Horizon personnel. Your retro livery is awesome! *
C.W. Reed
Reminds me a lot of Golden Gate Airlines livery from the early 1980's on their Dash-7's. Great pic Gary! High quality as always! Cheers!!
LELAND SCHMIDT
Great catch Gary! I have a Goddaughter co-piloting these Horizon Dash 8's ..... I wonder if she was aboard?
peter tomlinson
Gary S.........you always have an excellent vantage point for all your shots . This is another example of a great shot , of a wonderful aircraft , proudly built in Toronto , my home town .
fireboy63
Wonderful shot, Gary! I live near Pasco airport (KPSC) and growing up as a kid my eyes were always skyward, seeing the old Fairchild F-27's with this livery on it. My first ever flight as a kid was on one of those birds, and I thought it was the most amazing thing. It's so cool to see this retro livery come to life again! :D

When you say "Congrats to all Horizon personnel" — did they lobby for this livery somehow? Is there more of a story there? Or are you just congratulating them generally because this looks so good? ;)
Dean Judge Kasai
I have never seen this livery from Alaska Air!
Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Leland ... There was a female voice in the front office. I heard it over the scanner. Peter T ... That is a very kind comment. I am very grateful for your comments and complis. And as an FYI, I've been to Toronto (born and raised just over the Peace Bridge in Buffalo / Tonawanda / N. Falls). Yours is one of the finest cities I've ever been in (and I've been in many, many places). You have every right and plenty of good reasons to be proud of your hometown. Fireboy ... I was only congratulating them because they now have an a/c dressed in Horizon's original clothes. I'm not aware of any type of employee effort to get this livery. Perhaps IFlyGr8 knows. I wish I had lived closer to any airport when I was a kid. It was 16 miles one way on my bike to get to KBUF so I could not go as often as I wanted to. Your memories of Pasco are wonderful (and if you have any old photos, I'd greatly appreciate seeing them). (Wave)
Tom Vance
2020 Horizon Air Calendar shot! 5x
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
25-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 10:15PM PDT 10:55PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:30PM PDT 09:10PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 06:50PM PDT 07:30PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 05:17PM PDT 05:47PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 03:52PM PDT 04:22PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Portland Intl () 01:40PM PDT 02:28PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 11:45AM PDT 12:33PM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 10:10AM MDT 10:18AM PDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:40AM PDT 08:45AM MDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:07AM PDT 05:33AM PDT Scheduled
24-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 09:23PM PDT 09:51PM PDT Scheduled
24-Jun-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:35PM PDT 08:15PM PDT Scheduled
24-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 05:45PM PDT 06:25PM PDT Scheduled
24-Jun-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:54PM PDT 04:16PM PDT Scheduled
24-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 02:34PM PDT 03:00PM PDT En Route
24-Jun-2019 DH8DKelowna Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:46AM PDT 12:30PM PDT 0:44
24-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Kelowna Int'l () 09:53AM PDT 10:41AM PDT 0:48
24-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:04AM PDT 07:37AM PDT 0:32
24-Jun-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 04:59AM PDT 05:40AM PDT 0:40
23-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 10:12PM PDT 10:59PM PDT 0:46
23-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:17PM PDT 09:14PM PDT 0:57
23-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 06:30PM PDT 07:21PM PDT 0:50
23-Jun-2019 DH8DGlacier Park Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:06PM MDT 05:34PM PDT 1:27
23-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Glacier Park Intl () 01:45PM PDT 04:00PM MDT 1:14
23-Jun-2019 DH8DBozeman Yellowstone Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:44AM MDT 12:25PM PDT 1:40
23-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Bozeman Yellowstone Intl () 08:16AM PDT 10:41AM MDT 1:24
23-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 06:30AM PDT 06:59AM PDT 0:29
23-Jun-2019 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:55AM PDT 05:26AM PDT 0:30
22-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 11:29PM PDT 11:52PM PDT 0:23
22-Jun-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:56PM MDT 09:12PM PDT 1:15
22-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 06:03PM PDT 08:17PM MDT 1:13
22-Jun-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:16PM MDT 04:38PM PDT 1:21
22-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 01:03PM PDT 03:18PM MDT 1:14
22-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:18AM MDT 11:39AM PDT 1:21
22-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 08:14AM PDT 10:24AM MDT 1:10
22-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:22AM MDT 06:43AM PDT 1:20
21-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 07:48PM PDT 09:54PM MDT 1:06
21-Jun-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:38PM PDT 06:07PM PDT 0:28
21-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 04:03PM PDT 04:39PM PDT 0:36
21-Jun-2019 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:48PM PDT 02:11PM PDT 0:23
21-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 12:22PM PDT 12:52PM PDT 0:29
21-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:46AM PDT 10:32AM PDT 0:45
21-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 07:48AM PDT 08:34AM PDT 0:45
21-Jun-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:35AM PDT 06:27AM PDT 0:51
20-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 11:33PM PDT 12:13AM PDT (+1) 0:40
20-Jun-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:20PM PDT 08:19PM PDT 0:59
20-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 05:34PM PDT 06:21PM PDT 0:46
20-Jun-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:21PM PDT 03:51PM PDT 0:30
20-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 01:59PM PDT 02:23PM PDT 0:24
20-Jun-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:04PM PDT 12:58PM PDT 0:54
20-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 10:12AM PDT 11:03AM PDT 0:50
20-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:11AM PDT 09:00AM PDT 0:48
20-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 06:19AM PDT 07:03AM PDT 0:43
19-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:31PM PDT 09:25PM PDT 0:54
19-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 05:49PM PDT 06:32PM PDT 0:42
19-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:21PM PDT 05:00PM PDT 0:39
19-Jun-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Portland Intl () 01:46PM PDT 02:38PM PDT 0:51
19-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 11:44AM PDT 12:40PM PDT 0:55
19-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 10:05AM MDT 10:16AM PDT 1:10
19-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:49AM PDT 08:51AM MDT 1:01
19-Jun-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 04:58AM PDT 05:42AM PDT 0:43
18-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 10:08PM PDT 10:54PM PDT 0:45
18-Jun-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:11PM PDT 08:36PM PDT 1:24
18-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 05:00PM PDT 06:27PM PDT 1:26
18-Jun-2019 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:45PM PDT 02:10PM PDT 0:25
18-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 12:28PM PDT 12:53PM PDT 0:24
18-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:19AM PDT 11:08AM PDT 0:49
18-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 08:03AM PDT 08:46AM PDT 0:42
18-Jun-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:04AM MDT 06:24AM PDT 1:19
17-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 10:01PM PDT 12:11AM MDT (+1) 1:10
17-Jun-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:38PM PDT 08:05PM PDT Cancelled
17-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 06:00PM PDT 06:23PM PDT Cancelled
17-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:41PM PDT 05:14PM PDT 0:33
17-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 03:08PM PDT 03:38PM PDT 0:30
17-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:10PM PDT 01:45PM PDT 0:34
17-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 11:59AM MDT 12:03PM PDT 1:03
17-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 08:57AM PDT 11:00AM MDT 1:02
17-Jun-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 05:02AM PDT 05:31AM PDT 0:29
16-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 07:47PM PDT 08:15PM PDT 0:28
16-Jun-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:36PM PDT 06:18PM PDT 0:41
16-Jun-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 04:01PM PDT 04:46PM PDT 0:45
16-Jun-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:12PM PDT 02:53PM PDT 0:40
16-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 12:16PM PDT 01:18PM PDT 1:01
16-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:53AM MDT 10:30AM PDT 1:36
16-Jun-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:57AM PDT 08:58AM MDT 1:00
15-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 09:12PM MDT 09:13PM PDT 1:00
15-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:28PM PDT 08:20PM MDT 0:51
15-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 04:40PM PDT 05:21PM PDT 0:40
15-Jun-2019 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:06PM PDT 03:29PM PDT 0:22
15-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 01:54PM PDT 02:18PM PDT 0:24
15-Jun-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:43AM PDT 12:38PM PDT 0:55
15-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 10:08AM PDT 10:54AM PDT 0:45
15-Jun-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:04AM PDT 06:31AM PDT 0:26
14-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 11:48PM PDT 12:23AM PDT (+1) 0:34
14-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:27PM MDT 09:48PM PDT 1:20
14-Jun-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:24PM PDT 08:16PM MDT 0:51
14-Jun-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Spokane Intl () 04:34PM MDT 04:29PM PDT 0:55
14-Jun-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 01:41PM PDT 03:48PM MDT 1:06
14-Jun-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:40AM PDT 12:35PM PDT 0:54
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