Washington National to Indianapolis in 4 Replay Screenshots

After doing a 1 hour ATC session on TS1 at KUNV, I wanted to do a flight, after dinner. I don’t know about you, but despite the release of the show being 10 years ago, my parents and I love to watch the show Psych. Yes, that one with Shawn Spencer and Burton Bruton Guster (a.k.a. Gus). The show lasts about 40-45 minutes so I wanted to do a short-ish flight. I looked at the departure schedule for DCA and found the perfect-length-flight! DCA-IND! Since we unfortunately don’t have a reworked E175 (what the flight equipment was) and an American livery on it (it was a Republic flight), I decided to use the US Airways E175. It says on the livery that the aircraft, N104HQ, is operated by Republic Airways, so I used it. I’m sure many of you know that the Infinite Flight E175 is dangerous for it’s fuel consumption, I had to be very cautious on the fuel planning. However, simBrief gave me a very good fuel measurement at 11,130 lbs. I loaded up the 67 passengers and 0 lbs of cargo (each passenger ways ~250 lbs to account for the passenger and ~55 lbs of cargo, so no extra cargo was necessary on this short hop). I took off of Runway 01 at DCA after a departure from Gate 40 in Terminal C at 8:03 PM EDT. I made a quick ascent to FL300 on the WYNGS4 departure. AFter climbing through FL250, I went downstairs to watch the show. When it was over, I went back to my room to land the plane. It had already descended to FL200. I continued on the SNKPT2 arrival for Runway 05L at IND, landed at -435 FPM (about -7.25 feet per second) just past the runway threshold at about 9:23 PM EDT. I taxied to gate B8 and my passengers departed with no issue! During editing, I noticed that I had two strobe shots! That was a cool find! I hope you enjoy these pics! I know you will @KIND9624

Route: KDCA-KIND
Flight Plan: WYNGS4 RAMAY Q72 HACKS PLASH SNKPT2
Estimated Flight Time: 1hr 27mn
Actual Flight Time: 1hr 19mn
Estimated Block Time: 1hr 55mn
Actual Block Time: 1hr 35mn
Aircraft: Embraer E175
Livery: U.S. Airways Express
Operator: Republic Airways
Flight Aware Link: Republic 4634
Pictures:

Saying ‘Hi’ to a Southwest B738 on takeoff.

The Runway 01 visual takeoff in the sunset.

Crosswind final at Indianapolis.

Not-so-buttery landing on Runway 05L.

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Glad you performed the correct takeoff procedure at DCA :-D

Well, the runway 1 visual takeoff is not the famous river visual. It is the southern part of the Potomac River and aircraft basically trace the Maryland side of the river until CAPVC.

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So on that departure instead of the left you’d be making a right?

I don’t understand. Perhaps you could use East, West, etc.

I saw you at KDCA🙂

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good quality of the picture, I really liked it, good job.

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