List of aircraft operated by Widerøe

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Two Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft at Trondheim Airport, Værnes; a Q400 closest and a -100 furthest away.
Waco Cabin at Oppegård in 1937

Widerøe is a Norwegian regional airline. Since 2000, the airline has operated a fleet consisting entirely of de Havilland Canada/Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft. As of 2010, Widerøe operates eighteen of the 39-seat -100 series, seven of the 50-seat -300 series and six of the 78-seat Q400 series.[1] It holds orders for another four Q400. In 2008, Widerøe was the world's third-largest operator of the -100-series, behind Piedmont Airlines and Air Canada Jazz.[2]

Fleet[edit]

Manufacturer Model Quantity Introduced Retired Capacity Ref
Simmonds Spartan 1 1934 1934 2–3 [3]
de Havilland DH.60 M Moth 7 1934 1937 2 [4]
Waco Cabin 2 1934 1937 5 [5]
Hol's Der Taufel 2 1934 1937 1 [6]
Waco RNF 3 1935 1946 3 [7]
Bellanca 31 1 1936 1940 8 [8]
Stinson SR.8/SR.9 Reliant 4 1936 1939 5 [9]
Junkers W 34 1 1936 1939 8 [10]
Klemm L-25d VII R 1 1936 1940 2 [11]
Taylor J-2 Cub 3 1937 1940 2 [12]
Norsk Flyindustri Hønningstad Norge A 1 1938 1940 2 [13]
Klemm Kl 35A 1 1938 1940 2 [14]
Götaverken GV-38 1 1940 1940 2 [15]
Taylorcraft Taylorcraft A 1 1940 1940 2 [12]
Piper J-A Cub Coupe 3 1940 1955 2 [16]
Luscombe 8E Silvaire 4 1946 1955 2 [17]
Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun 2 1946 1954 4 [18]
Fairchild F-25 R Argus 4 1946 1954 4 [17]
Fairchild M-62A Cornell 5 1946 1958 2 [18]
Norsk Flyindustri Hønningstad Norge B 1 1946 1948 2–3 [18]
Skandinavisk Aero Industri KZ III 2 1946 1953 2 [19]
Piper L-4 Cub 4 1947 1960 2 [17]
Avro Anson V 1 1947 1951 10 [20]
Skandinavisk Aero Industri KZ VII Lærke 1 1947 1948 4 [21]
Norsk Flyindustri Hønningstad C-5 Polar 1 1948 1955 [22]
Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman 16 1949 1960 8 [23]
Republic Aviation R-3 Seabee 5 1949 1959 [24]
Fairchild Aircraft F24W Argus 1 1949 1952 4 [25]
Airspeed AS.40 Oxford 3 1951 1956 3 [23]
Lockheed 12A 2 1956 1963 3 [26]
Junkers Ju-52 1 1956 1956 20 [27]
Cessna 170 2 1952 1957 4 [24]
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver 1 1953 1955 6 [24]
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter 7 1954 1971 13 [28]
Douglas Douglas RB-26C Invader 1 1958 1963 4 [29]
Cessna 180 1 1959 1964 4 [30]
Cessna 310 1 1961 1961 5 [31]
Norsk Flyindustri Hønningstad Norge C 1 1960 1963 4 [32]
Douglas DC-3 4 1962 1965 26 [33]
Nord Nord 262 Super Broussard 3 1962 1964 25 [34]
Cessna 320 1 1963 1968 6 [35]
Cessna 185 2 1963 1968 6 [35]
Cessna TU206 1 1967 [36]
Cessna 411A 4 1968 1971 8 [36]
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 18 1968 2000 22 [37]
Cessna 337D 1 1969 1971 6 [38]
Cessna 421A 1 1970 1970 6 [38]
Sikorsky S58T 4 1973 1982 15–16 [39]
de Havilland Canada Dash 7 8 1981 52 [40]
Bell Bell 212 2 1982 1982 15 [41]
Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia 3 1992 1998 30 [42]
Fokker 50 1 1992 1993 50 [43]
de Havilland Canada Dash-8-100 20 1992 present 37 [1]
de Havilland Canada Dash-8-300 12 1995 present 50 [1][44]
Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 15 2001 present 78 [1][44]
Bombardier Dash-8 200 3 2013 present 39 [1][44]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Airfleets. "Wideroe Fleet". Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "World Airliner Census". Flight International: 41–63. 19–25 September 2008. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 7
  4. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 10
  5. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 11
  6. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 14
  7. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 18
  8. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 22
  9. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 24
  10. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 25
  11. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 27
  12. ^ a b Arnesen, 1984: 36
  13. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 28
  14. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 34
  15. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 35
  16. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 37
  17. ^ a b c Arnesen, 1984: 44
  18. ^ a b c Arnesen, 1984: 45
  19. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 46
  20. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 47
  21. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 50
  22. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 49
  23. ^ a b Arnesen, 1984: 62
  24. ^ a b c Arnesen, 1984: 76
  25. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 63
  26. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 71
  27. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 73
  28. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 77
  29. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 78
  30. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 80
  31. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 79
  32. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 81
  33. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 86
  34. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 87
  35. ^ a b Arnesen, 1984: 92
  36. ^ a b Arnesen, 1984: 108
  37. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 132
  38. ^ a b Arnesen, 1984: 109
  39. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 133
  40. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 139
  41. ^ Arnesen, 1984: 140
  42. ^ Airfleets. "Embraer 120 Brasilia in Wideroe history". Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  43. ^ Airfleets. "Fokker 50 in Wideroe history". Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  44. ^ a b c Airfleets. "Dash 8 in Wideroe history". Retrieved 20 February 2010. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Arnesen, Odd (1984). På grønne vinger over Norge (in Norwegian). Widerøe's Flyveselskap.