What was your longest non stop flight?

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What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by C.W.E. » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:15 pm

Just thought I would post another interesting question.

Mine was ninteen hours and ten minutes.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by ant_321 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:54 pm

7:20 and that’s more than long enough for me.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by dashtrash1 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:57 pm

8.5hrs in a glider
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by C.W.E. » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:03 pm

8.5hrs in a glider
Mountain wave soaring?
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Post by Gonzodriver » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:42 pm

9.2 in a Dash8-100
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by telex » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:54 pm

C.W.E. wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:15 pm
Just thought I would post another interesting question.

Mine was ninteen hours and ten minutes.
Why didn't you drive a truck? It would have been much harder.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by Big Pistons Forever » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:06 pm

dashtrash1 wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:57 pm
8.5hrs in a glider
I guess my 3.7 hrs from a 2500 ft tow isn't in the running :oops:
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by Eric Janson » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:39 pm

14 hours.

A340 ferry flight from Bangkok to Madrid.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by Antique Pilot » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:55 pm

Well I can’t even come close to the other posters but here are a couple of flights I did:

Cessna 180 on floats Ft. St.John to Flin Flon 6:00.
Cessna 180 on wheels Yuma AZ to Gillette WY 6:40. Then stuck in a blizzard for 3 days at the Gillette Super 8 waiting to go to YWG.

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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by iflyforpie » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:05 pm

7 hours even in a Cessna 337.

Two hours in the King Air seems long, now.

The Catalina had an endurance of over 24 hours. The “Secret Order of the Double Sunrise” was a name bestowed to those who enjoyed a 24 hour trip on QANTAS operated Catalinas between Perth and Ceylon during the war.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by dashtrash1 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:42 am

C.W.E. wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:03 pm
Mountain wave soaring?
Nope, pure thermal flight in Southern Ontario a few years back. First to last thermal during the long June days.
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Post by Brantford Beech Boy » Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:59 am

9 hours and change, DHC6 from CYOW-KMSY on the ferry to the deep south.

second longest was 8.5 in a F900 from CYOW-SPQT


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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by rigpiggy » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:03 am

I start moaning "f&@$, are we there yet after 45 minutes......
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by goingnowherefast » Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:54 am

Depends on who I'm flying with. Sometimes 20 minutes seems like 2 hours. Sometimes it's the opposite.

After a out 2 hours, I'm saying "when are we gonna be there?" I could never do long haul, but to each, their own.
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Post by Lightchop » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:01 am

C.W.E. wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:15 pm
Just thought I would post another interesting question.

Mine was ninteen hours and ten minutes.
Wow! You are so amazing Chuck.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by AirDoan » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:09 am

7.6 in a 172 doing continuous low level work. I slept well that night!
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by lhalliday » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:13 am

Commercially, about 14 hours. Vancouver to Auckland.

As PIC, about 2.5 hours.

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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by Adam Oke » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:23 am

Engines hardly count.

5.5 in a glider with a 2000' release. Wave up to 10k, caped by airspace in NZ. I wasn't prepared for the flight, so I had to return to pee.

8.5 flat land soaring is impressive!!
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by confusedalot » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:16 pm

about 10 hours, or something like that.

767-300 from vietnam to either sidney or melbourne.

not enough fuel in the plane to do 19 hours. 14 hours tops with no passengers or cargo. with an alternate in grandmas backyard next to the airport.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by trey kule » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:48 pm

Just a thought, but it would be great to have a glider forum on this site. I do not think I am the only one interested in it.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by rookiepilot » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:59 pm

Not impressive next to the commercial guys, 2 @ 4:45 in a 182.
Great falls MT - Green Bay,
Sioux lookout - Toronto, which seemed pretty far.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by C.W.E. » Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:06 pm

Not impressive next to the commercial guys, 2 @ 4:45 in a 182.
Actually that is more uncomfortable than flying the big iron because you can't get out of your seat and walk around.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by mantogasrsrwy » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:21 pm

11 hours give or take in the 330, though 7 hours in the DC-3 was more tiring.
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by Schooner69A » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:30 pm

Bagotville to Portage in a T-33: 3:30.

Not particularly spectacular; just memorable for the length of time airborne in that type of bird...
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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

Post by PilotDAR » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:34 am

My longest was 13.1 hours right seat in a ferry tanked Twin Otter, Rotterdam Holland to Rhodos Greece. I didn't leave the seat, as with the ferry tanks in the cabin, there really was nowhere to go back there anyway! During that ferry to Lesotho, we had a few other 11 hour legs. Solo longest time was in my Teal was 6.9 hours from Sept Iles to Lac a la Tortue along the St Lawrence in a miserable headwind. Beautiful route though, I was pleased to take my time for the view!
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