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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? ;)
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)
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
21-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 20:04 PDT 20:40 PDT Scheduled
21-Mar-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 17:45 PDT 18:35 PDT Scheduled
21-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 15:45 PDT 16:25 PDT Scheduled
21-Mar-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:55 MDT 09:54 PDT Scheduled
21-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 06:55 PDT 08:50 MDT Scheduled
21-Mar-2019 DH8DMahlon Sweet Field ()Portland Intl () 05:07 PDT 05:35 PDT Scheduled
20-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Mahlon Sweet Field () 22:20 PDT 22:46 PDT Scheduled
20-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 20:54 PDT 21:30 PDT Scheduled
20-Mar-2019 DH8DFriedman Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 19:05 MDT 19:35 PDT Scheduled
20-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Friedman Memorial () 15:30 PDT 18:00 MDT Scheduled
20-Mar-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 13:15 PDT 14:14 PDT Scheduled
20-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 11:27 PDT 12:09 PDT 0:41
20-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 09:49 PDT 10:26 PDT 0:36
20-Mar-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:06 PDT 08:42 PDT 1:35
19-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Victoria Int'l () 22:27 PDT 23:57 PDT (?) 1:29
19-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 22:26 PDT 00:05 PDT (+1) 1:39
19-Mar-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 17:54 PDT 18:36 PDT 0:41
19-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 16:23 PDT 17:11 PDT 0:47
19-Mar-2019 DH8DBozeman Yellowstone Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 13:56 MDT 14:31 PDT 1:34
19-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bozeman Yellowstone Intl () 10:22 PDT 12:57 MDT 1:34
19-Mar-2019 DH8DVancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:19 PDT 08:56 PDT 0:37
18-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 19:44 PDT 20:14 PDT 0:29
18-Mar-2019 DH8DTri-Cities ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 18:15 PDT 18:50 PDT 0:35
18-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Tri-Cities () 16:51 PDT 17:28 PDT 0:36
18-Mar-2019 DH8DBozeman Yellowstone Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 14:04 MDT 14:39 PDT 1:34
18-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bozeman Yellowstone Intl () 10:32 PDT 13:06 MDT 1:33
17-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 22:59 PDT 23:27 PDT 0:27
17-Mar-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 19:20 PDT 20:06 PDT 0:45
17-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 17:47 PDT 18:27 PDT 0:40
17-Mar-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 15:07 PDT 15:53 PDT 0:45
17-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 13:34 PDT 14:13 PDT 0:39
15-Mar-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 15:09 PDT 15:52 PDT 0:42
15-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 13:32 PDT 14:19 PDT 0:46
15-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 10:07 PDT 10:34 PDT 0:26
15-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:02 PDT 07:34 PDT 0:31
15-Mar-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:12 PDT 06:00 PDT 0:47
14-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 22:30 PDT 23:21 PDT 0:51
13-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 15:21 PDT 15:47 PDT 0:26
13-Mar-2019 DH8DGlacier Park Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 13:19 MDT 13:46 PDT 1:26
13-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Glacier Park Intl () 10:22 PDT 12:29 MDT 1:06
13-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:40 PDT 09:20 PDT 0:39
13-Mar-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 06:00 PDT 06:29 PDT 0:29
12-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 21:35 PDT 22:00 PDT 0:24
12-Mar-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 19:59 PDT 20:52 PDT 0:52
12-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 18:06 PDT 19:01 PDT 0:54
12-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Portland Intl () 16:39 PDT 17:12 PDT 0:33
12-Mar-2019 DH8DGreat Falls Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 14:41 MDT 15:36 PDT 1:54
12-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Great Falls Intl () 10:50 PDT 13:18 MDT 1:27
12-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:20 PDT 09:53 PDT 0:32
12-Mar-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Portland Intl () 07:47 MDT 07:52 PDT 1:04
11-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Gowen Field () 19:41 PDT 21:39 MDT 0:57
11-Mar-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Portland Intl () 18:00 MDT 18:21 PDT 1:21
11-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Missoula Intl () 15:00 PDT 17:08 MDT 1:07
11-Mar-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Portland Intl () 13:21 PDT 13:55 PDT 0:33
11-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Roberts Field () 11:55 PDT 12:19 PDT 0:23
11-Mar-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Portland Intl () 10:02 PDT 10:59 PDT 0:56
11-Mar-2019 DH8DPortland Intl ()Spokane Intl () 08:10 PDT 09:02 PDT 0:51
11-Mar-2019 DH8DRogue Valley Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:14 PDT 05:59 PDT 0:45
10-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Rogue Valley Intl () 23:29 PDT 00:25 PDT (+1) 0:56
10-Mar-2019 DH8DBellingham Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 20:13 PDT 20:35 PDT 0:22
10-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bellingham Intl () 18:58 PDT 19:24 PDT 0:25
10-Mar-2019 DH8DKelowna Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 15:44 PDT 16:30 PDT 0:46
10-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Kelowna Int'l () 13:45 PDT 14:32 PDT 0:47
10-Mar-2019 DH8DMissoula Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:49 MDT 12:04 PDT 1:14
10-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Missoula Intl () 08:41 PDT 10:55 MDT 1:13
10-Mar-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:00 PDT 06:30 PDT 0:29
09-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 23:24 PST 23:48 PST 0:24
09-Mar-2019 DH8DGreat Falls Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 13:38 MST 14:04 PST 1:25
09-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Great Falls Intl () 10:19 PST 12:54 MST 1:35
09-Mar-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:15 PST 09:11 PST 1:56
08-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 21:40 PST 23:08 PST 1:27
08-Mar-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 20:04 PST 20:31 PST 0:26
08-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 18:32 PST 18:56 PST 0:23
08-Mar-2019 DH8DPullman/Moscow Rgnl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 16:16 PST 17:13 PST 0:57
08-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pullman/Moscow Rgnl () 14:34 PST 15:22 PST 0:47
08-Mar-2019 DH8DReno/Tahoe Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 11:26 PST 13:18 PST 1:52
08-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reno/Tahoe Intl () 06:47 PST 08:24 PST 1:37
07-Mar-2019 DH8DPangborn Memorial ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 20:08 PST 20:42 PST 0:34
07-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pangborn Memorial () 18:37 PST 19:06 PST 0:29
07-Mar-2019 DH8DKelowna Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 16:09 PST 16:58 PST 0:48
07-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Kelowna Int'l () 14:23 PST 15:10 PST 0:47
07-Mar-2019 DH8DRoberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:14 PST 13:08 PST 0:54
07-Mar-2019 DH8DSeattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 10:45 PST 11:30 PST 0:44
07-Mar-2019 DH8DSpokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:35 PST 08:25 PST 0:49
06-Mar-2019 DH8DGowen Field ()Spokane Intl () 20:07 MST 20:07 PST 0:59
06-Mar-2019 DH8DSacramento Intl ()Gowen Field () 16:56 PST 19:10 MST 1:14
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