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Offline Saturn_29

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Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« on: February 21, 2011, 03:47:20 AM »
I just installed Air Antilles Express AI and then I started going to the airports they fly to. I went to TFFJ (Fly Tampa scenery) and saw a ATR-42-300 there. Can that airport handle a ATR? I thought that runway was to small for that kind of plane.

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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2011, 05:39:36 AM »
I thought it was basically Twin Otters that operate in and out of there.
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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011, 07:07:45 AM »
I thought it was basically Twin Otters that operate in and out of there.

That's what I thought to. So I was suprised to see the ATR at the airport.

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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011, 08:08:31 AM »
Ok I checked the flightplans and it turned out the numbering was wrong. Thats why the ATR was at TFFJ.  :oops:

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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2011, 02:00:49 PM »
As far as I am aware the Dornier 228 is the largest aircraft authorised to operate at St Barts.
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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2011, 02:11:43 PM »
As far as I am aware the Dornier 228 is the largest aircraft authorised to operate at St Barts.

Is the Do228 bigger than the DHC6?

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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2011, 02:32:54 PM »
slightly bigger?
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Re: Can a ATR land at TFFJ?
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2011, 02:52:09 AM »
Both are 19 seat aircraft.

The Do-228 is 54 ft 4 in long, 55 ft 8 in wingspan with a MTOW of 6,600 kg / 14,550 lbs
The DHC-6 300 & 400 are both 51 ft 9 in long, 65 ft wingspan with a MTOW of 5,670 kg / 12,500 lbs

The DHC-6 300 has two PT6A-27 engines rated at 620-680 hp each
The DHC-6 400 has two PT6A-34 engines rated at 620-750 hp each

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