Background Details: Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines based in Salisbury, MD, has been slowly phasing out their fleet of Bombardier Dash-8’s for the past few years. These aircraft have been largely replaced by E145 jets. Piedmont Airlines will be completing their last scheduled commercial route with the aircraft on July 4th, 2018. The route will have service from KCLT to KSBY.
Event Summary: Please join me and others who are passionate about this aircraft for a flight from KCLT to KSBY (my home airport!!) to commemorate the final Piedmont Airlines Dash-8 flight.
Time & Date: July 4, 2018 5:00 PM
Scheduled Time Enroute: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Aircraft: Bombardier Dash-8 Q400, livery of your choice. (Since we do not currently have the Dash-8 300 in IF)
KCLT GLASI MARJO BUTKE JUDOB EMMAH OCHOC STINT IPAYA JIMAR WIGUQ JURON GWYNN DOVAY DOYSU FRYER COLBE RO266 KSBY
- Please demonstrate proper airmanship throughout the course of this event
- Please maintain proper spacing; 10nm during cruise and 5nm during approach
- Please follow all ATC instructions if any, if not please use UNICOM correctly and responsibly
To request a gate, please comment with the callsign and gate you desire.
More gates can be added if necessary.
Thanks all, and I hope to see you at this event to send the Dash off well. Cheers!