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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
10-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 10:37PM PST 11:05PM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:20PM PST 09:03PM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 06:40PM PST 07:22PM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 04:38PM PST 05:06PM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:09PM PST 02:48PM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:35AM PST 01:03PM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 09:20AM PST 10:35AM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:09AM PST 07:41AM PST Scheduled
10-Dec-2019 DH8DWalla Walla Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:10AM PST 05:47AM PST Scheduled
09-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Walla Walla Rgnl () 09:35PM PST 10:11PM PST Scheduled
09-Dec-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:25PM PST 08:08PM PST Scheduled
09-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 05:43PM PST 06:24PM PST Scheduled
09-Dec-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:29PM PST 04:45PM PST 1:16
09-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 01:55PM PST 02:40PM PST 0:44
09-Dec-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:01PM PST 12:59PM PST 0:57
09-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 10:30AM PST 11:16AM PST 0:45
09-Dec-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:12AM PST 09:26AM PST 2:13
08-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 09:49PM PST 11:16PM PST 1:26
08-Dec-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:45PM PST 08:41PM PST 0:55
08-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 06:11PM PST 06:52PM PST 0:41
08-Dec-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:38PM PST 04:36PM PST 0:58
08-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 01:59PM PST 02:40PM PST 0:40
08-Dec-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:35AM PST 12:37PM PST 1:02
08-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 09:59AM PST 10:39AM PST 0:39
08-Dec-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:48AM PST 08:43AM PST 0:55
07-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 08:02PM PST 08:27PM PST 0:24
07-Dec-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 06:36PM MST 06:47PM PST 1:10
07-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 03:44PM PST 05:44PM MST 1:00
07-Dec-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:09PM PST 02:54PM PST 0:44
07-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 12:05PM PST 01:11PM PST 1:05
07-Dec-2019 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:13AM PST 10:46AM PST 0:32
07-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 08:53AM PST 09:23AM PST 0:29
07-Dec-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:59AM MST 06:25AM PST 1:25
06-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 07:17PM PST 09:28PM MST 1:10
06-Dec-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:01PM MST 05:18PM PST 1:17
06-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 01:29PM PST 03:30PM MST 1:01
06-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:47AM PST 12:18PM PST 0:30
06-Dec-2019 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:16AM PST 10:49AM PST 0:32
06-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 08:51AM PST 09:21AM PST 0:29
06-Dec-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:29AM PST 06:33AM PST 1:03
05-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 11:21PM PST 12:27AM PST (+1) 1:06
05-Dec-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:10PM PST 10:15PM PST 1:04
05-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 07:02PM PST 08:09PM PST 1:06
05-Dec-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:56PM MST 05:18PM PST 1:22
05-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 01:28PM PST 03:28PM MST 1:00
05-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 12:00PM PST 12:33PM PST 0:32
05-Dec-2019 DH8DYakima Air Terminal ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:20AM PST 10:57AM PST 0:37
05-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Yakima Air Terminal () 08:48AM PST 09:17AM PST 0:28
05-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:35AM PST 07:07AM PST 0:31
04-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 09:47PM PST 10:15PM PST 0:28
04-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:13PM PST 08:52PM PST 0:38
04-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:42PM PST 06:09PM PST 0:26
04-Dec-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:10PM MST 04:37PM PST 1:26
04-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 01:00PM PST 03:02PM MST 1:02
04-Dec-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:14AM MST 11:35AM PST 1:21
04-Dec-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:10AM MST 10:35AM PST Cancelled
04-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 07:19AM PST 09:20AM MST 1:00
04-Dec-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:00AM PST 05:58AM PST 0:58
03-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 11:26PM PST 12:10AM PST (+1) 0:43
03-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:13PM PST 09:48PM PST 0:35
03-Dec-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:01PM PST 07:59PM PST 0:57
03-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 05:11PM PST 05:52PM PST 0:40
03-Dec-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:41PM MST 04:03PM PST 1:22
03-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 12:43PM PST 02:45PM MST 1:02
03-Dec-2019 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:42AM PST 10:10AM PST 0:28
03-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 08:11AM PST 08:48AM PST 0:36
03-Dec-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:03AM MST 06:23AM PST 1:19
02-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 09:56PM PST 12:01AM MST (+1) 1:04
02-Dec-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:34PM MST 08:55PM PST 1:21
02-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 04:51PM PST 06:55PM MST 1:03
02-Dec-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:23PM PST 03:48PM PST 0:25
02-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 01:40PM PST 02:02PM PST 0:22
02-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:37AM PST 12:12PM PST 0:34
02-Dec-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 10:05AM PST 10:32AM PST 0:26
02-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:28AM PST 08:02AM PST 0:33
01-Dec-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:59PM PST 06:43PM PST 0:44
01-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 04:10PM PST 04:55PM PST 0:44
01-Dec-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 02:29PM PST 02:55PM PST 0:25
01-Dec-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 01:14PM PST 01:47PM PST 0:33
01-Dec-2019 DH8DSacramento Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:06AM PST 12:26PM PST 1:20
01-Dec-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Sacramento Intl () 09:30AM MST 10:14AM PST 1:43
01-Dec-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:33AM PST 08:28AM MST 0:54
30-Nov-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 09:00PM PST 09:41PM PST 0:41
30-Nov-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:54PM PST 07:29PM PST 0:34
30-Nov-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 05:41PM PST 06:06PM PST 0:24
30-Nov-2019 DH8DVictoria Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:22PM PST 03:54PM PST 0:32
30-Nov-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 01:53PM PST 02:25PM PST 0:31
30-Nov-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:14PM PST 12:44PM PST 0:29
30-Nov-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 10:57AM MST 11:08AM PST 1:10
30-Nov-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 08:11AM PST 10:09AM MST 0:57
30-Nov-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 06:51AM PST 07:16AM PST 0:24
29-Nov-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 10:48PM PST 11:15PM PST 0:26
29-Nov-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 06:50PM MST 06:56PM PST 1:05
29-Nov-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 03:48PM PST 05:58PM MST 1:10
29-Nov-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:02PM PST 02:49PM PST 0:46
29-Nov-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 11:59AM PST 01:01PM PST 1:01
29-Nov-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:15AM PST 10:48AM PST 0:32
29-Nov-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 08:40AM PST 09:01AM PST 0:20
29-Nov-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:53AM PST 07:22AM PST 0:29
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