Re: Whatever happened to the Dash 7

Date:         07 Jan 97 07:20:20 
From:         dave lawson <71202.1577@compuserve.com>
Organization: Dave Lawson
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Chris Nolan wrote:
>
> Does anyone know what has ever happend to the production run of the
> DeHaviland Dash 7. Was the Dash 8 the replacement aircraft, and if so can
> it mimic the Dash 7's noted short T/O and landing capabilities?

I have recently (this past year) seen Continental Airlines (or one of
their commuter partners) operating Dash 7 out of Denver.  The short
field performance under hot and high conditions still makes the Dash 7
the largest aircraft that can service many airfields in mountainous
regions.

Dave