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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
16-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 05:00PM PDT 07:15PM MDT Scheduled
16-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:09PM PDT 02:45PM PDT Scheduled
16-Sep-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Portland Intl () 11:25AM PDT 12:50PM PDT Scheduled
16-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 09:10AM PDT 10:25AM PDT Scheduled
16-Sep-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 07:02AM PDT 07:32AM PDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 08:22PM PDT 08:52PM PDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 06:09PM PDT 06:45PM PDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DHelena Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:00PM MDT 04:35PM PDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Helena Rgnl () 12:35PM PDT 03:00PM MDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:39AM PDT 11:15AM PDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:40AM PDT 09:20AM PDT Scheduled
15-Sep-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:26AM PDT 06:14AM PDT Taxiing
14-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 07:24PM PDT 08:11PM PDT 0:47
14-Sep-2019 DH8DKelowna Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:59PM PDT 03:48PM PDT 0:48
14-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Kelowna Int'l () 12:58PM PDT 01:44PM PDT 0:45
14-Sep-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:56AM MDT 11:21AM PDT 1:24
14-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 07:55AM PDT 09:56AM MDT 1:00
14-Sep-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:03AM MDT 06:26AM PDT 1:22
13-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 09:37PM PDT 11:39PM MDT 1:01
13-Sep-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:28PM PDT 08:21PM PDT 0:52
13-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 06:01PM PDT 06:43PM PDT 0:42
13-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:08PM PDT 04:52PM PDT 0:43
13-Sep-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 01:28PM PDT 02:03PM PDT 0:35
13-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 11:54AM PDT 12:20PM PDT 0:25
13-Sep-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 09:54AM PDT 10:44AM PDT 0:49
13-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 07:49AM PDT 08:49AM PDT 0:59
13-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:39AM PDT 06:12AM PDT 0:32
12-Sep-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:25PM MDT 06:00PM PDT 1:34
12-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 02:15PM PDT 04:19PM MDT 1:03
12-Sep-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:12PM PDT 12:48PM PDT 0:36
12-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 10:48AM PDT 11:12AM PDT 0:23
12-Sep-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:39AM PDT 09:25AM PDT 0:45
11-Sep-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Spokane Intl () 08:21PM MDT 08:14PM PDT 0:52
11-Sep-2019 DH8DSacramento Intl ()Gowen Field () 05:15PM PDT 07:32PM MDT 1:17
11-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Sacramento Intl () 03:01PM PDT 04:24PM PDT 1:22
11-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 12:50PM PDT 01:23PM PDT 0:33
11-Sep-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:05AM MDT 11:20AM PDT 1:14
11-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 07:48AM PDT 09:56AM MDT 1:07
11-Sep-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:00AM MDT 06:11AM PDT 1:10
10-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 09:35PM PDT 11:40PM MDT 1:04
10-Sep-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:39PM PDT 08:17PM PDT 0:37
10-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 06:00PM PDT 06:35PM PDT 0:34
10-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:51PM PDT 04:25PM PDT 0:33
10-Sep-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:10PM PDT 02:57PM PDT 0:46
10-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 12:01PM PDT 01:10PM PDT 1:08
10-Sep-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:27AM PDT 10:56AM PDT 0:28
10-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 09:02AM PDT 09:30AM PDT 0:27
10-Sep-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:24AM PDT 06:49AM PDT 0:24
09-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 11:41PM PDT 12:04AM PDT (+1) 0:22
09-Sep-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:31PM PDT 10:23PM PDT 0:52
09-Sep-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Spokane Intl () 08:17PM MDT 08:09PM PDT 0:51
09-Sep-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Gowen Field () 05:40PM PDT 07:35PM MDT 0:54
09-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 03:51PM PDT 04:46PM PDT 0:54
09-Sep-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 02:07PM PDT 02:50PM PDT 0:42
09-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 12:04PM PDT 01:06PM PDT 1:02
09-Sep-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:07AM MDT 10:37AM PDT 1:29
09-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Gowen Field () 07:03AM PDT 09:09AM MDT 1:05
09-Sep-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:07AM PDT 05:29AM PDT 0:21
08-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 10:12PM PDT 10:46PM PDT 0:33
08-Sep-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:11PM PDT 09:05PM PDT 0:54
08-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 05:42PM PDT 06:36PM PDT 0:53
08-Sep-2019 DH8DHelena Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:57PM MDT 04:32PM PDT 1:34
08-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Helena Rgnl () 12:46PM PDT 03:13PM MDT 1:26
08-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:37AM PDT 11:16AM PDT 0:39
08-Sep-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 09:05AM MDT 09:07AM PDT 1:01
07-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 11:22PM PDT 12:05AM PDT (+1) Cancelled
07-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 04:14PM PDT 06:17PM MDT 1:02
07-Sep-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 03:00PM MDT 03:01PM PDT 1:01
07-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 12:06PM PDT 02:07PM MDT 1:00
07-Sep-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 09:52AM PDT 10:17AM PDT 0:24
07-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 08:14AM PDT 08:59AM PDT 0:44
07-Sep-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:01AM PDT 06:25AM PDT 0:23
06-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 11:31PM PDT 11:54PM PDT 0:22
06-Sep-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:28PM PDT 10:16PM PDT 1:47
06-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 05:49PM PDT 07:23PM PDT 1:34
06-Sep-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:38PM PDT 04:37PM PDT 0:59
06-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 02:10PM PDT 02:56PM PDT 0:45
06-Sep-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:13PM PDT 12:56PM PDT 0:42
06-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 10:04AM PDT 10:47AM PDT 0:42
06-Sep-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:51AM PDT 08:45AM PDT 0:54
05-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 11:14PM PDT 11:59PM PDT 0:45
05-Sep-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:59PM PDT 09:01PM PDT 1:01
05-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 05:38PM PDT 07:02PM PDT 1:23
05-Sep-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:33PM PDT 04:10PM PDT 0:36
05-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 01:47PM PDT 02:24PM PDT 0:36
05-Sep-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:37AM PDT 12:38PM PDT 1:00
05-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 09:59AM PDT 10:44AM PDT 0:45
05-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:42AM PDT 08:09AM PDT 0:26
05-Sep-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:10AM PDT 06:04AM PDT 0:54
04-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 09:48PM PDT 10:42PM PDT 0:53
04-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 06:30PM PDT 07:02PM PDT 0:31
04-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:40PM PDT 05:07PM PDT 0:26
04-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 03:06PM PDT 03:40PM PDT 0:33
04-Sep-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:17PM PDT 01:46PM PDT 0:29
04-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 12:14PM PDT 12:38PM PDT 0:23
04-Sep-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:26AM PDT 10:54AM PDT 0:28
04-Sep-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 08:52AM PDT 09:23AM PDT 0:30
04-Sep-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:54AM PDT 06:35AM PDT 0:40
01-Sep-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 06:24AM PDT 07:12AM PDT 0:48
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