hide You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of University of Alberta using Archive-It. This page was captured on 16:55:12 Dec 08, 2010, and is part of the HCF Alberta Online Encyclopedia collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page. Loading media information
Heritage Community Foundation Presents
Alberta Online Encyclopedia
table anchor table anchor table anchor
Alberta's Aviation Heritage
spacer    Home   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Partners   |   Sitemap spacer
spacer History, Planes, People and Virtual HeritagespacerSearch Database Collections

Alberta Aviation Museum Tour
  Small Passenger Planes
Stubb Ross was successful operating the regional commuter airline, Time Air, because he used cost efficient aircraft like the Beach 18, Short 330 and Short 340 aircraft. Later he attained a F-27 and a Dash-8.

The aircraft chosen by Time Air were the right size for the commuter passenger traffic they were serving. One example was the Short 330, with its square body and seating capacity of thirty. The Short 330 was designed for efficient short to medium runs. The de Havilland Dash 8 had a capacity of thirty to forty seats.

All of these smaller aircraft provided the solution for a market that demanded that small numbers of passengers received efficient service and that an airline flew with as few empty seats as possible.

spacer    Copyright © 2004 Heritage Community Foundation All Rights Reserved spacer
Alberta's Aviation Heritage

Albertasource.ca | Contact Us | Partnerships
            For more on aviation in Alberta, visit Peel’s Prairie Provinces.
Copyright © Heritage Communty Foundation All Rights Reserved