What was your longest non stop flight?

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Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

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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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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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11 hours give or take in the 330, though 7 hours in the DC-3 was more tiring.
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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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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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9.7 hrs airborne in a Hornet over Iraq and Syria.
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AuxBatOn wrote: Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:08 am 9.7 hrs airborne in a Hornet over Iraq and Syria.
How many tanker RV`s and what type ? C130, Airbus, other ?
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That was 8 refuelings on many types (KC-135 (both MPRS and BDA), KC-10, A330 and A310)
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The yev-yxd-yev days were the longest I've ever flown in one trip. 9.7 hours in a King Air in one day is enough. 2 legs though so it doesn't count.
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Longest flight without shutting down was CYBW-CYXH (touch and go)-YEA-CYBW at 4.4 in a 172. If fuel stops count, I did CYBW-KSQL (San Francisco) in one day at 12.0, again in a 172. I would not recommend it!
As a passenger my longest is around 7 hours CYYC-MDPC in an AC 767.
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C- 130...planned Dakar, Senegal to CYTR....around 14 hrs. Our planned 290kt G/S was as low as 160 kts. W/V a bit more than fcst + 100 nm track deviations due to severe wx along the ITCZ. Ended up min fuel into CYHZ after 14+ hrs.
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Here's one in which I would not have wanted to participate:

An Argus took off on May 30 1974 and landed on June 1 1974 after having added 32 hours to the airframe. The mission was a routine patrol and search for a missing boat.

Link: http://www.rwrwalker.ca/CF_Argus.html
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11.5hrs in a DHC6 crossing the pond westbound with a gnarly headwind in the winter.
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Cessna 185 on wheels,Pitt Meadows to Saskatoon direct - 5:12;vfr.

Had a flight with one stop ;Halifax to Montreal,then Montreal to Sault St Marie,same 185,ifr.

No autopilot.

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Schooner69A wrote: Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:55 pm Here's one in which I would not have wanted to participate:

An Argus took off on May 30 1974 and landed on June 1 1974 after having added 32 hours to the airframe. The mission was a routine patrol and search for a missing boat.

Link: http://www.rwrwalker.ca/CF_Argus.html
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As a pilot:

15h50 airtime.
16h35 gate to gate

Boeing 777 Mumbai (BOM) - Toronto (YYZ)
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AuxBatOn wrote: Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:35 pm [quote=Schooner69A post_id=<a href="tel:1060328">1060328</a> time=<a href="tel:1543449304">1543449304</a> user_id=21116]
Here's one in which I would not have wanted to participate:

An Argus took off on May 30 1974 and landed on June 1 1974 after having added 32 hours to the airframe. The mission was a routine patrol and search for a missing boat.

Link: http://www.rwrwalker.ca/CF_Argus.html
:shock:
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The Argus did have crew rest bunks.
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Had to go to LogTen Pro for this one...but the longest block-to-block I could find was 17:06, DXB-IAH in a B777-200LR.

I do remember it being odd to have been airborne over 14 hours and still being well above max landing weight. Bloody flying gas tank.

The filter also found 19 other flights over 16 hours, 39 between 15-16 hours, and 80 between 14-15 hours.

But that kinda IS what longhaul flying is...long. :mrgreen:
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iflyforpie wrote: Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:36 pm
AuxBatOn wrote: Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:35 pm [quote=Schooner69A post_id=<a href="tel:1060328">1060328</a> time=<a href="tel:1543449304">1543449304</a> user_id=21116]
Here's one in which I would not have wanted to participate:

An Argus took off on May 30 1974 and landed on June 1 1974 after having added 32 hours to the airframe. The mission was a routine patrol and search for a missing boat.

Link: http://www.rwrwalker.ca/CF_Argus.html
:shock:
The Argus did have crew rest bunks.
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Yes it did; I recall using one. Not much rest to be had on an Argus though; the level of noise onboard was just about equal to the paper machine I worked on for a summer job. You could actually FEEL the noise!
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LIRF CYYZ ,my first flight at the control of a 330. 9.9h flight time.
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