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  • The Cosmic Yak
    The Cosmic Yak Ай бұрын +1066

    So Suzanne didn't want to go to Antarctica, but was willing to go trans-con on CRJ's?

    • Brandon Yu
      Brandon Yu 7 күн бұрын

      Especially to fresno

    • Talia al Ghul
      Talia al Ghul Ай бұрын

      @Jude Anthony Damn, there are sports cars and houses that costs less money.

    • PlatinumPaul
      PlatinumPaul Ай бұрын +1

      I mean do you want to poop in an outhouse when it's 30 below?

    • HLN Gaming
      HLN Gaming Ай бұрын

      i like you👍💋

    • iman ishraf
      iman ishraf Ай бұрын

      That's a mystery

  • Car Tales Conversations
    Car Tales Conversations Ай бұрын +149

    As a ramp agent for Delta, I can definitely say we hate the 200's. The bin in the back is tiny to load the luggage into, and overall, everything you said was spot on accurate 😆

    • Joe Limerick
      Joe Limerick 2 күн бұрын

      Did you do anything other than load and unload bags? I served INSIDE the aircraft. I was never crowded. At least, no one ever complained. And the aircraft that we used were always full. But, in the end, that's why they are called Regional Aircraft.

    • AIM Indian Territory Tanasi
      AIM Indian Territory Tanasi Ай бұрын +1

      And there is nothing more "i love my job" than pulling the dang cotter pin when the ramp is 50 mph winds and 6inches deep of water. I'd rather have the snow - it doesnt soak through like rain. DGS life! lol

    • Kirk Summers
      Kirk Summers Ай бұрын

      Next time you come through LNK give me a call.

    • Oscar Santiago
      Oscar Santiago Ай бұрын

      @Colton D That’s right! Fortunately at JFK we don’t really see 200’s even at our DCI sections we really just get the CRJ-900 and the ERJ-175 and the rest of our regular Mainline fleet.

    • Colton D
      Colton D Ай бұрын

      i hate the 200s too! much prefer the 900 or 550!

  • Javian Johnson
    Javian Johnson Ай бұрын +40

    What you said at the end is absolutely correct. These regional jets connects smaller communities to large ones (perfect example: your Chicago to Lincoln, NE flight). If it wasn't for these small jets, a lot of communities wouldn't have an useful airport

    • Collins
      Collins Ай бұрын +1

      Ok but the 900 /700 does it better. And if you want even better than erj175... The 200 is such a horrible plane lmao (there is always something broken on it)

    • Dan Kelly
      Dan Kelly Ай бұрын +1

      I think I would have just stayed in Denver, it’s nice there 😂

    • Steven Juris
      Steven Juris Ай бұрын +1

      Or Milwaukee to Chicago.

  • Devastated Studios
    Devastated Studios Ай бұрын +29

    I'm actually a pilot of a B777 but I regularly commute out of a smaller airport and many times its on an RJ. The EMB145 is nice due to the one seat but my last trip out was on a CRJ where My shoulder literally overlapped my neighbor's. BRUTAL.

    • Julie Manarin
      Julie Manarin 11 күн бұрын +1

      Luckily my young daughter was next to me!

  • Kim Jong-un
    Kim Jong-un 17 күн бұрын +9

    CRJ-200 history: The Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) program, derived from the Challenger 600 business jet, was launched in 1989. The first CRJ100 prototype made its maiden flight in May 1991. Canada's first jet airliner to enter commercial service was introduced by Lufthansa in 1992. The initial model was followed by the CRJ100 ER subvariant, featuring 20 percent greater range, and the CRJ100 LR subvariant, which possessed 40 percent more range than the standard CRJ100. The CRJ200 is almost identical to the earlier CRJ100 model, except for the adoption of more efficient engines; these new engines have been attributed as having provided the CRJ200 with several improvements in performance, such as lower fuel consumption.
    Love 'em or hate 'em...the CRJ-200 was no doubt the workhorse of many fleets for the past 20-30 years and paved the way for a lot of airlines to access more destinations to expand networks!

  • Avery the Cuban-American
    Avery the Cuban-American 17 күн бұрын +10

    So the Nebraska State Capitol was designed by NY architect Bertram Goodhue (famed for his Gothic and Spanish Colonial Revivals) out of Indiana limestone and was constructed from 1920 to 1932. At 400 feet tall, it is the SECOND-tallest US capitol, after Louisiana's at 450 feet which was also completed in 1932. At the top of the capitol's dome is The Sower, representing agriculture and the "chief purpose in forming society, to sow nobler ideas of living", and is surrounded by thunderbird mosaics. Nebraska's state capitol is also home to not only the smallest state legislature of any US state, but also the ONLY unicameral legislature in the whole country! With a total of just 49 seats!
    The fake trees at Fresno are Sequoias! Sequoia National Park is about 80 miles east of the airport, while Redwood National Park is MUCH further away at around 500 miles!

  • V1_Rotate
    V1_Rotate Ай бұрын +66

    As someone who used to fly these for a certain regional, the happiest moment of my career was the day I parked one at the gate and then never flew one again

    • alaskadrifter
      alaskadrifter 27 күн бұрын +2

      OK Ted Lasso 😂

    • Ryan Chaknova
      Ryan Chaknova Ай бұрын +2

      "tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick" GODDAMMIT this thrust was FINE last leg

    • Hello
      Hello Ай бұрын +1


  • fizzys26
    fizzys26 Ай бұрын +18

    This video really hits home. I worked for Comair at CVG while they were becoming the introductory and largest operator of the CRJ. I went on to join the Air Force, move to Nebraska and fly on that odd 747. 😊 Great trip through my life with this video!

      PRIMEA3THER 7 күн бұрын

      Would that odd 747 happen to be the E-4B?

    • SynthD
      SynthD Ай бұрын

      A lot of those Comair boys are still there working for Endeavor. It’s all they ever talk about.

    • John Leiman
      John Leiman Ай бұрын


    • Brian Walker
      Brian Walker Ай бұрын +1

      Hey Comair compadre! Worked at CVG as well from 2004-2006.

  • AJ Rodriguez
    AJ Rodriguez Ай бұрын +2

    When I went to the factory maintenance school for the CRJ 200. I asked why the windows were so low. The answer I got was this. The airframe started out as a Chalenger and corporate seats are lower to the ground. When airline seats sit higher up and cutting cost of development. They left the windows where they were.

  • David in El Paso, Texas
    David in El Paso, Texas Ай бұрын +12

    Jeb! My journey to catch up with you and Suzanne is now complete! I've watched every single video on your channel! It's been a journey of love and laughter and I sincerely appreciate what you've accomplished so far. I hope to one day run into y'all at our Amtrak Union Station or at ELP! Better yet, if y'all stay here for a bit, I'd be honored to show you around.
    Also, as I have this video paused at 2:08, I say it takes 4 stops!

  • TimothyNM
    TimothyNM Ай бұрын +1

    Great video, and interesting question posed for the future. I frequently find myself on a CRJ heading in/out of smaller cities. A life saver for business travelers, i'm hoping airlines continue to prioritize real-life connectivity over wi-fi connectivity.

    LE MANH HUNG BUI Ай бұрын +1

    Thanks for your review, Mr. Jeb. There was a time that I flew IAH - TUL roundtrip on the same day. The inbound flight was with a CRJ200, and the outbound flight was an ERJ145. Those planes were small, but my flights with them were amazing. I booked a basic eco ticket, but ultimately got a row 1 seat, and spent one hour in the sky to watch a glamourous sunset.

  • John Spigarelli
    John Spigarelli Ай бұрын +98

    Every trip I've taken over the past 12 years starts and ends with a CRJ 200, makes you appreciate the amenities on the mainline flights.

    • Macintosh99
      Macintosh99 Ай бұрын

      Remember flying a UAL CRJ-200 on my way from SAN > LAX then NRT. Never again.

  • CrashTestPrivate
    CrashTestPrivate Ай бұрын +8

    Let’s all take a moment to appreciate the sacrifices Jen and Suzanne make for us all.

  • C. Mike Smith
    C. Mike Smith Ай бұрын +1

    I’ve flown on CRJ-200’s multiple times and never realized any problems until I started watching KZclip videos. 🤷‍♂️. I never knew that I was supposed to loathe them.
    Thanks for persuading me. ❤

  • H R
    H R 7 күн бұрын

    I think you nailed it in the first 15 seconds. The seats are tiny, and likely smaller than your typical economy seat on any other commercial airliner (large or small). My biggest complaint about the CRJ200 is the carry-on baggage size. Since I tend to travel with photography equipment, if I'm taking a CRJ200 then I have to be careful how bit the carry-on is since it cannot be checked (although I did notice that under the seat in front of you, at least on the ones I've flown so far) there is more room to put a bag than you'd find on a typical commercial airliner in coach/regular economy. But the difference is not huge maybe another 1-2 inches on top and on the sides. However I say that the CRJ200 is still preferable (to me) over say the Airbus Q400 which is a turbo-prop (flew those a few times going over the Rocky's between say Denver and Yellowstone, and it was always a bit of a turbulant ride in most cases; of course the best is to just get a direct flight on something like a 737 or A320 and not bother with stops but that's not always an option with some airlines).

  • Living Life 365
    Living Life 365 Ай бұрын

    Always informative and entertaining! Team Brooks does it again! Great video guys!!

  • evanbrandon0309
    evanbrandon0309 15 күн бұрын

    It's really nice to see a good aviation/ travel youtuber who mostly does videos in the USA because so many of them do other countries and it is very nice to recognize all the airlines

  • nickymaz05
    nickymaz05 Ай бұрын +97

    I'm a former crewmember of the E-4b (National Airborne Operations Center), they were operating out of Lincoln due to the runway at Offutt AFB (in Omaha) being rebuilt. The plane is one of four, a highly modified 747 which serves as mobile survivable command center for the national command authority.

    • buellreaucracy
      buellreaucracy Ай бұрын +1

      Yep I remember those. I was stationed at Offutt years ago.

  • schumi246
    schumi246 Ай бұрын +1

    I actually prefer the ERJ 135/145 over the crj 200. I usually travel alone, though, so that single seat is nice.

  • Steven A
    Steven A Ай бұрын +1

    The weight and balance comment for the second leg is pretty funny. Delta had to do that on my recent flight, though that was a much larger and very empty 737-800. I had always assumed bigger jets like the 737 were immune from this issue

  • R T-wald
    R T-wald Ай бұрын +1

    I find myself in very remote areas of the country quite often. I am blessed to fly on these CRJs on almost a weekly basis. If I had to take a bus it wouldn't vastly decrease my efficiency. Thank goodness Air Wisconsin, Skywest, and others, exist. I can usually book them the day of the flight and they are usually near or at capacity. ❤️🛩️🛸

  • Kristen Jeffers
    Kristen Jeffers Ай бұрын

    Can I just say that PTI is looking really good! I love that they still have the space doors, but that paneling I love in RDU? About to travel again for the first time in a year on Monday (and longest trip on any non car transpo since this pandemic)
    Love seeing some of my favorite transfer airports (ORD, DEN) and if someone ever invites me to Fresno, those trees look lovely!

  • Scholl 970
    Scholl 970 Ай бұрын +2

    I have a pilot friend who used to fly the CRJ's for a regional carrier in the southeast. He told me once that, while he liked the plane, the biggest issue was the lift characteristics aren't that great so it requires a longer runway to take off and land. I found that surprising since it is the mainstay for smaller airports.

  • Michae8 Jackson
    Michae8 Jackson Ай бұрын +222

    Also from a pilots perspective, the CRJ has much more room in cockpit than the ERJ! I'm 6'4" so that matters. My old company, PSA, got rid of their 200s and have 700 and 900s now.

    • jfsa380
      jfsa380 12 күн бұрын +1

      @bigbaddms it is, err, it was. After being taken over by, and folded into, US Air, the trademark was about to expire, so US Air renamed regional carrier Jetstream International to PSA (just PSA) to keep the trademark.

    • Ronnie
      Ronnie Ай бұрын +1

      Hahaha 🤣
      Well said about the CRJ jumpseat
      The ERJ is even worse
      I'm 6'6"

    • Michae8 Jackson
      Michae8 Jackson Ай бұрын +1

      @bigbaddms it was. But after the crash in 82, US Airways bought them. From them on its just PSA, not meaning anything but that, based in Dayton, OH. When i flew for them they were great airline.

    • bigbaddms
      bigbaddms Ай бұрын +1

      Isn’t psa pacific Southwest Airlines? Defunct for over 30 years now?

    • Michae8 Jackson
      Michae8 Jackson Ай бұрын +1

      @KUNHEE LEE To be fair I haven't flown an Embraer. But I remember saying hi to pilots when I commuted and I hit my head on the door frame because of the step up. LOL You're right about the room for sure in Jumpseat. CRJ sucks in that respect!

  • Noah Hancock
    Noah Hancock Ай бұрын +14

    This plane may be small, but it serves a unique niche in the American market. I am happy these are in service and I hope they continue to provide quick and affordable connections from smaller regional airports to larger hubs.

  • Silas Marner
    Silas Marner Ай бұрын +1

    You guys have a very refreshing positive carefree attitude. It was kind of a fun way to get there. Most of those airports didn't seem very crowded at all.. a bonus. My first view of your channel.

  • Michael Osgood
    Michael Osgood Ай бұрын

    You guys are legends! Ìve always wanted a CRJ200 & ERJ145 comparison because I find it difficult to believe the Embraer would be as nice to fly in. Great review! Airlines like Breeze & Avelo, from where I'm observing, are having an impact in the US on the smaller regional jet operators in the smaller centre's by operating very efficient, larger, more comfortable aircraft to and from these cities. This trend is noticeably gathering momentum

  • Kenneth Hughes
    Kenneth Hughes Ай бұрын +1

    Like so many other fans of your channel, your great smiles and attitudes make viewing a pleasure. I don't like regional jets but watching on your channel...I actually enjoyed the 14-hour transcontinental journey. Good job!

  • Batsheva Nivy Lerner
    Batsheva Nivy Lerner Ай бұрын +3

    inside the US, i usually find myself on ERJs, which for some odd reason, i seem to enjoy for the "feel" of the flying experience. As for international flights, i'm only on Dreamliners these days, a plane that i fell in love with on first flight. While the 747 will always have first place, the 787 is definitely an enjoyable ride.

    xPHEONIX GAMINGx Ай бұрын +72

    As a Lincoln NE resident and an Aviation geek, I really enjoyed the Lincoln segment. I fly out of LNK frequently on CRJ200s and EJR 145s so I'm very familiar with this lol. Loved the video!

  • Mark Crowell
    Mark Crowell Ай бұрын +3

    HUGE kudos to you, Jeb! Not only do you cover different modes of travel, you cover the various levels of service. Your channel definitely caters to almost all travelers! I'll guess four legs.

  • Mathew McLean
    Mathew McLean Ай бұрын

    Thanks for another awesome video.
    And I was wondering what the differences were between the ERJ 145 and CRJ 200.
    Haven't flown on an ERJ 145 yet but hope to this year.

  • Henry Lefkowitz
    Henry Lefkowitz Ай бұрын

    Have you ever covered Southwest? In spite of their recent troubles, they're the only airline I fly if I have a choice depending on where I am going.

  • Judah Davis
    Judah Davis Ай бұрын

    I have only been on the CRJ200 a few times, but I fly on the ERJ145 and CRJ700/CRJ900 routinely, and I love the solo seats on the ERJ145. Maybe it is all in my head, but it feels like there is more legroom on the CRJ700 than the others.

  • Scott Wallace
    Scott Wallace Ай бұрын

    This was really great, what a brave couple experiencing this for us, so we don't have too haha. Loved your bloopers as always !

  • David Burrow
    David Burrow Ай бұрын +22

    Living in rural America, I've certainly flown more than my share of regional jets. Generally it's just one transfer (usually at Minneapolis or O'Hare) rather than the all-day trip you did. One perk of flying on smaller planes is that parking is generally cheap or free at small airports, while it's usually quite expensive at the hubs.
    I do far prefer the 2-1 configuration, particularly since I usually travel solo. The CRJs are usually in better shape, though.

    • Steven Emert
      Steven Emert Ай бұрын +1

      I live in the MSP area, so always started out there. But I definitely flew on my share of CRJ regional jets. It seemed to me that in the last half decade of flying, more airlines used them to cut down on costs on longer and longer flights.

  • Adrian Levy
    Adrian Levy Ай бұрын

    Hey Jeb. Your ERJ- CRJ video was fun to watch. It reminded me of the only time I ever flew in or out of Fresno. I needed to get to San Diego and stayed at a close by hotel. As I walked to the terminal, I saw a fox run off the airport property into the city. Then, thinking I would get a direct flight to San Diego, I was wrong. It felt funny to need to change planes at LAX.

  • Catherine Romero
    Catherine Romero Ай бұрын

    I was one of maybe 5 passengers on a flight from Salt Lake City to Palm Springs in one once. I found it to be a comfortable ride in a nimble little plane 👍🏻☺️

  • Erica Gamet
    Erica Gamet Ай бұрын +1

    I guessed San Jose as your final destination. I used to fly from Denver to SJ frequently on these. The first time I took one was when I discovered there is a lower level at DIA... and imagine my shock to find out I would be flying over the Rockies in that tiny thing! But it was fun seeing all the mountain towns from the air, as the path followed along I-70 pretty much.
    For the future of these, it would be awesome to have a 1x1 configuration of larger width seats. I don't really need a lot of the other bells and whistles of First Class, but my anxiety (and my size and claustrophobia) makes it so I have to sit in First Class these days... just for the extra width and only having one person next to me. I don't drink so the free booze is not a draw, the lounge is nice (I fly Alaska) as is free baggage... but I bring my own entertainment, enjoy the break the lack of wifi affords me, and I always charge my devices beforehand. If they could figure out a way to price them somewhere between current first class and economy, I'd fly these smaller planes... even with my claustrophobia (which kicked in while watching your video)!

  • A.R.B Tennis
    A.R.B Tennis Ай бұрын

    I think that the regional jet will always be around with new more upgraded versions being added to the fleet

  • Ryan Frisby
    Ryan Frisby Ай бұрын

    Amazing video guys! As much as I hate these, my local airport (KLEX) largely relies on RJs for service so I’m grateful they exist.

  • Duffy
    Duffy Ай бұрын +64

    Both of you deserve a medal for putting yourself through that trip west. I simply avoid it, can’t deal with the lack of space. 😂

  • Nev G
    Nev G 27 күн бұрын

    I flew on one of these from yyz to BNA almost weekly for 4 years. A real airplane is a real treat, and makes me appreciate a long haul business class flight even more

  • Grumpy Forester
    Grumpy Forester Ай бұрын +4

    I salute your courage in taking on this challenge. I flew one of these on a couple hour flight and considered looking into taking a bus home if the CRJ was going to be the return mode of travel (it wasn't, fortunately). I would rather fly in a Q400 Dash 8 any day of the week (just because of the turboprop sense of adventure)...

  • RichardinNC1
    RichardinNC1 Ай бұрын

    Fresno is a great gateway to Yosemite. We did that clear back in 1995, connecting through Dallas, likely in 737s. I had an ERJ Chicago to Rapid City (single seat side), another small airport mostly served by regionals.

  • DHD Aviation
    DHD Aviation Ай бұрын

    4:21 one advantage of the CRJ200 is that it can get you in place which Jeb described as "thin routes", small places with small demand.

  • kr46428
    kr46428 Ай бұрын

    Thanks for sharing! Would love to get your thoughts on some of the new low cost carriers like Breeze Airways -- I believe they fly out of Raleigh and use a combination of the A220 and Embraer 190/195 and have a variety of seat options.

  • Keith Baker
    Keith Baker Ай бұрын +47

    What a great video. Thanks for suffering for 14 hours so that we could enjoy it! Loving all of the unique and fun content you’re putting out, keep up the excellent work!

    • Kevin Covington
      Kevin Covington Ай бұрын +1

      FOURTEEN HOURS IS CRAZY LONG ON ANY FLIGHT! Im not sure but isnt that like the Australia flight (almost?) And thats the longest flight there is right? (16 hrs?) Ive heard the Australia flight is a living hell.

  • Jon A
    Jon A Ай бұрын

    I used to work for a big US carrier. When we would non-rev, the amount of small and weird connections we would have to make to get to where er were going would blow your mind. 😂

  • Charles Lambert
    Charles Lambert Ай бұрын

    For a brief time before the pandemic, UA Express operated a CRJ-200 between Stockton CA and LAX. It was nice to have an alternative to driving to Sacramento or the SF Bay Area to catch a flight. Wish they would bring it back,

  • Shelton Ponder II
    Shelton Ponder II Ай бұрын

    One of the interesting things about timestamp 10:10 is that, that same 747 was doing touch and goes at KCI airport a few days ago.

  • Justin Pineda Media
    Justin Pineda Media Ай бұрын +1

    I remember Fresno used to fly Embraer 175s to Chicago O’Hare via United Express. I think back then that was the longest regional jet flight in the nation. Imagine 3.5 hours on an Embraer.

  • Bad_Weather_Biker
    Bad_Weather_Biker 24 күн бұрын

    I recently flew on an Embraer for the first time. The Embraer regional jets are twice the machine the CRJs are.
    Early in my career I started on Air Wisconsin's BAe146 4-engine regional jet. Those were remarkable. Too bad they're not around anymore.

  • De Havilland Canada Twin Otter
    De Havilland Canada Twin Otter Ай бұрын +31

    What’s funny is that if you go on Air Canada’s CRJ’s, they actually have in flight entertainment, and if you sit in the first few rows in business, they give you full meal service and surpass all expectations for service on a regional flight.
    Speaking of Canadian airlines, Porter received new Embraer E2’s that along with the Q400’s, will continue to expand the airlines route network.
    I know you did a Q400 Porter flight and enjoyed the experience, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy the E2 as well.

    • mrvwbug44
      mrvwbug44 18 күн бұрын

      Well those aren't new Q400s, it's out of production. But lots on the used market as RJs have replaced turboprops pretty much. Apparently Q400s have been picking up in European countries with high carbon taxes as the Q400 requires a much lower carbon tax to operate than a RJ. Though with domestic flight bans coming to most of the EU, it's likely to be short lived, and most of these short routes in western EU at least are already served by HSR, which is almost certainly a more pleasant experience than cramming into a small RJ or turboprop.

    • Davis Byer
      Davis Byer Ай бұрын

      Air canada CRJ200s don't have IFE or business class, only the 900

  • PapaVanTwee
    PapaVanTwee Ай бұрын

    I got to fly on an ERJ145 in the early '00s. Flying alone, that single seat was great. I had met a girl from the Netherlands, and it was to be my second trip to there to visit her. I decided to either save money, or get to fly more planes as I was flying TOL-PIT-PHI-AMS. I wound up falling asleep on the first flight, which was the ERJ, no higher praise than that.

  • Kathryn Chamberlin
    Kathryn Chamberlin Ай бұрын

    I am 1K and fly united every week - all over the country from Denver. I sit on these often for shorter segments. The new ones are very comfortable. There is a first class seating with storage for roll-a-boards. The older CRJ’s kinda suck. I also end up on the ERJ planes sometimes which area even smaller. I like United and without those smaller planes I wouldn’t be able to get into a lot of the smaller airports close to where I am working. I have flown into Lincoln also - that little airport is great! I think your report is very fair over all.

  • ELPJM09
    ELPJM09 22 күн бұрын

    I agree with you in the end. Airlines are starting bus services and cutting services to smaller cities. United Express and American Eagle have cut services to many cities in the past year. At the end it all depends on demand for that segment. Airlines are not going to waste money on routes that are less than half full, they lose money.

  • Tim Bacchus
    Tim Bacchus Ай бұрын

    I like the low windows the sun never gets in your face and you can see more ground. I would try to think that I was flying a personal business jet. Being a small plane owner would love to fly on one but not for that long. Thanks for bringing us a long.

  • TheWaywardWind
    TheWaywardWind Ай бұрын +1

    When I worked for Continental Express (really part of Continental) many years ago, we were stuck with twin turbo-prop airplanes. It was a great day when we upgraded to the EMB-145. I absolutely loved flying on that airplane -- especially when I was flying alone. The single seat side was great. The airplane was exceptionally quiet and the potty was the biggest I have ever seen. It was at the very rear of the cabin and stretched completely across the plane. I was very disappointed when CoEx stopped service to our regional airport. Service was picked up by SkyWest and we reverted back to turbo-props. Then we found out that SkyWest wasn't as bad as we thought. When they stopped serving us, we got Colgan.

  • Maryann Keith
    Maryann Keith Ай бұрын +150

    Call me crazy but I actually kinda like these planes! Fewer people, less stressful, quicker boarding/deplaning, no middle seat and short flight. I have a few routes on these per year and will definitely be sad if United phases these little guys out.

    • KPOV
      KPOV 7 күн бұрын

      The best smaller plane is the A220. I always choose it, if it's available for my route

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      02Nawal Ай бұрын


    • Joseph Schmoe
      Joseph Schmoe Ай бұрын

      Most people who hate CRJs never have flown on F27s, 1900s, Metroliners etc.

    • jpmc271
      jpmc271 Ай бұрын

      Yep!! Was just about to say the same... I look forward to these legs... I hate the 737 5 hour flights.
      These seats feel bigger (because theirs only one person in your row. And the attendants have always been more pleasant!

    • Joe Almeida
      Joe Almeida Ай бұрын

      I've always found flying on smaller aircraft a lot more comfortable as an overall experience. Regional airports are easy to navigate, luggage handling is a faster turn around affair, and the shorter hops means you can actually stretch. If the act of travel is more enjoyable, then the time taken is not as important.

  • Celeste Redding
    Celeste Redding Ай бұрын

    Wow, the first leg of the trip you and Suzanne really " slummed" it😆. 2nd leg and 1 hour flight= no inconvenience. Leg 3= weird configuration of seats. Leg 4 longest flight= 👍🏾

  • Erics Tech Channel
    Erics Tech Channel Ай бұрын +1

    HI Jeb, I love that you mention an ERJ145. I have taken it twice in the last 6 months (AE both times ) and Im surprised at the lack of legoom on the United models. I'm 6'4 and found the room on my flights to be more than adequate, especially for short hops.

  • Janice Stewart
    Janice Stewart Ай бұрын

    Really enjoyed this episode. Loved the views from the air, and the stop in Lincoln. What are we seeing from the air at 12:08?

    • Jeb Brooks
      Jeb Brooks  Ай бұрын

      Thanks for watching! That’s a VOR outside Denver!

  • Mark Keller
    Mark Keller Ай бұрын

    I enjoyed your video. As a business traveller for the last 20 years I find these jets “sporty”…lol…….the take off in a hurry, and stop on a dime….so very much like a sports car. Also, many times they are smoother flights than the larger jets…..but still when I walk up to board and the roof hits me in the chest ….ugh……..nothing like a 787 first class! Like you, I’m a United customer, especially with my home airport as ORD. Safe travels!

  • 777boeing
    777boeing Ай бұрын

    I love flying on these. The Q400's even more so. For those of us that love aviation and aircraft these really give you a sense of *flying. The folks that treat flying like a bus service may have a different perspective.

  • De Havilland Canada Twin Otter
    De Havilland Canada Twin Otter Ай бұрын +16

    I get that it’s not the most comfortable ride, but there’s things I do like about the CRJ-200. I mean, it is reliable, a workhorse and redefined regional aviation. Very safe plane with a great record, I’ve never felt nervous about safety on a CRJ. Still prefer the longer models though lol. The new Atmosphere cabins on American carriers are great.

  • G D Parry
    G D Parry 10 күн бұрын

    Flew on one of those 2/1 ERJ configs from Newark to Portland, ME - first time on my own in USA - takeoff felt almost vertical but enjoyable - ever since been the turboprops which were much more comfortable

  • 309 Aviation
    309 Aviation Ай бұрын

    The CRJ200 is a bad aircraft but it means a lot to me because it’s the main way I get back home to Peoria, IL via United. I hope (despite Air Wisconsin leaving United) that United continues this route as it means a lot to me and others! Or, you know, if the route is taken over by an ERJ175, that’s fine too. 😃

  • lin yep
    lin yep Ай бұрын

    Jeb, great video . I live in Central Queensland, Australia and fly on similar sized and even smaller Qantaslink planes around the state. I love the small Dash 8s. The milk run up our state takes longer than flying south then taking a 737 north to Cairns . There’s nothing like being served wine and crackers on Qantas overlooking the propellers. The smallest Dash 8s have crew that serve you individually using trays as there’s no room for a trolley!

  • pilotguy582
    pilotguy582 Ай бұрын

    Talking of "shoulder room," made me laugh. Thankfully (i guess) have never flown on a CRJ-200, but would imagine that shoulder room is similar to a Cessna 172 or Piper Archer/Warrior/Arrow/Seminole.😅Enjoy this channel and thank you for a taking us on your trips!

  • Sam Conboy
    Sam Conboy Ай бұрын +1

    seeing how you find and fit on this, now you know how I feel getting all 6ft5 and 3ft wide of me onto an ATR-72 to fly from my home island of guernsey to the UK!

  • stingrayl82
    stingrayl82 Ай бұрын +17

    I like the variety on this channel. It isn't always a fancy first class flight. You get videos about busses and regional jets and Spirit Airlines too.

  • zipjay
    zipjay Ай бұрын

    The reason for the windows being so low is the CRJ-200 was based off the Canadair Challenger. Bombardier simply raised the floor in the fuselage to accommodate more luggage underneath the plane. The windows however could not be changed without major reengineering so they were left as is.

  • Dion Phagoof
    Dion Phagoof Ай бұрын

    I think I flew on one or two of these on a flight from Branson to Chicago, then down to Springfield, IL. It was alright and I'm a pretty big guy. The landing into Springfield was a bit hard due to wind though.

  • jp2nyy
    jp2nyy Ай бұрын

    As someone who has recently been flying out of Fresno, it’s a nice small airport and coincidentally on a CRJ as well.

  • Chris Johnson
    Chris Johnson Ай бұрын

    I love the CRJ! It literally revolutionized commuter planes. I rode on Skywest Airlines very first CRJ flights. It was amazing compared to a Fairchild Metro and a Embraer 120.

    • mrvwbug44
      mrvwbug44 18 күн бұрын

      Probably safer too, Metroliners have an atrocious safety record, legendary for killing cargo pilots with alarming regularity (not surpising as cargo ops in these are single pilot, in a plane with a VERY high aircraft management workload and no autopilot).

  • Lenya Toney
    Lenya Toney Ай бұрын

    Just had two back to back flights today on a CRJ 200 and I literally couldn’t be more cranky about it

  • J-Rich
    J-Rich Ай бұрын +18

    I always find myself smiling whenever I watch these videos. These are great and inspiring and I am grateful that you all do them. Maybe one day I will "See you in the skies".

    • Lee Hunt
      Lee Hunt Ай бұрын +1

      or "see you on a regional jet".

  • Steven Rowley
    Steven Rowley Ай бұрын

    Continental used to fly Newark to Omaha with ERJ 145’s. I was told that the fuel reserves were so low for the flight that it wouldn’t take off if a clear run couldn’t be guaranteed. This resulted in two 5+ hour ground delays going eastbound because of weather in Newark. That route has since been run with ERJ170/5’s, which are a much better choice.

  • TJ King
    TJ King Ай бұрын

    Yes, I actually refused to stay on that plane when Delta had a plane change one time at Kennedy. I got on the plane and became so claustrophobic I had to get off.

  • William Griffis
    William Griffis Ай бұрын

    If I was Suzanne, I would have went to the the South Pole. Love this video and the fact that you shared it together. I have a love/hate relationship with the CRJ-200. I have made many flights on these compact creatures, but I have also met some amazing flight crews. These small regional jets are the backbone for small city America. I’m so happy you and Suzanne produce videos like this. You are my favorite on You Tube. You produce genuine content with a fun loving attitude. Much love from Pennsylvania❤️

  • Mathew McLean
    Mathew McLean Ай бұрын

    I've flown on United Express / SkyWest CRJ 200s several times and have had nothing but good to AWESOME experiences.
    The windows being so low and small is my only complaint about the CRJ 200.
    Oh and did I mention that it was on a United Express CRJ 200 that I was called up to the cockpit to start the APU!?

  • Tim James
    Tim James Ай бұрын +4

    Loved the Emb 145, which I frequently flew from Greenville, SC to Houston back in the glory days of Continental. Being in a window seat and aisle seat simultaneously was a nice perk!

  • Brian Schwabe
    Brian Schwabe Ай бұрын +4

    CRJs are cool, you can feel the bumps a lot more especially coming into Denver! Consider doing a cross country trip via Cape Air or a similar airline with small turbo props!

    • largol33t1
      largol33t1 Ай бұрын +1

      I never got a chance to do that. The closest I can come is a connecting flight from FRA to ZRH on a tiny Avro 100 regional jet run by Swiss International. It is one of the tiniest 4 engine planes in the world. I was surprised that leg room was okay and the flight wasn't like a torture chamber. There still are issues. The seats have the recline hinge so high that the f/a actually goes up the cabin and helps everyone push the seatback up! Apparently a serious flaw in the seat design. Also, if you are on a connecting flight to anywhere inside Switzerland, the defensive line created by the Alps makes for a terrifying flight. The pilots had to pull up high and then put the plane into a dive as they made the final descent! It was so steep that I could see the horizon tilt! Holy Wright brothers! The only flight that tops this in sheer terror is on a tiny United Airbus 318 from John Wayne in Orange County to SFO. The plane went through a nasty storm and it was pitched and tossed around like a toy. Not a flight for the faint of heart. Flight time was under 40 minutes but those were without a doubt the loooongest 40 minutes of my entire life.

  • Jared Yost
    Jared Yost Ай бұрын

    Super cool to see you fly into LNK, my home airport and where I got my own license! Glad you had an opportunity to explore the city, too.

  • MSP Aviation
    MSP Aviation Ай бұрын

    I think this was inspired by an Alex Praglowski video. I totally want to do this at some point. Sidebar: Fresno is one of my model airports, I’ll mention your visit in my next update.

  • CANLEAF08⌘
    CANLEAF08⌘ Ай бұрын +1

    You flew to Fresno? This is "America's best little town in the USA". They have an arch at Van Ness Avenue saying exactly those words. I wandered around in Fresno with temperatures in the forties just recently, not quite an touristy spot to stop by though. You are brave to fly in the back of the CRJ200.

  • priestpilot
    priestpilot Ай бұрын

    A friend of mine was recently complaining about the CRJs and now I feel like I'm the only one who loves them! Because Canada tends to have "long and thin" routes, the CRJs were quite essential.

  • Ian Johnstone
    Ian Johnstone Ай бұрын

    I’ve dispatched both of these aircraft, and by the far the ERJ-145 has much better performance than the CRJ-200. That being said, I’ve ridden on more 200’s then I care to admit. Great video!

  • ItzPenguinia
    ItzPenguinia Ай бұрын +3

    I just love this guys energy. He’s just so happy, and makes me exited for new uploads.
    Be safes on your trip, Jeb!

  • Sven Morgenstern
    Sven Morgenstern Ай бұрын +1

    Major respect to you both! 🙏
    I've flown on exactly one (1) CRJ-200. At the time I weighed just shy of 300 lbs. and at 5'7" I. was. rooouuunnndddd. And had a window seat. And your video is inducing flashbacks. 😱
    The one good thing was that we flew over the Grand Canyon at night, illuminated by the full moon. Spectacular scenery, but the artificially induced scoliosis sorta detracted from the experience, knowwhatimean? 🤦‍♂️

  • Clark Calabrese
    Clark Calabrese Ай бұрын

    I love the CRJ-200!! It's the closest thing to a private plane I will ever fly in.

  • Jason Mirabile
    Jason Mirabile Ай бұрын

    Jeb you and Suzanne are awesome!! Love how fun and informational these videos are... fly on my friends :)

  • Kelly Hogan
    Kelly Hogan Ай бұрын

    The workhorses of airline travel from and to rural destinations. Not hated at all!!

  • Rita D
    Rita D Ай бұрын

    I commend your bravery! I would NEVER fly on such a small plane

    • mrvwbug44
      mrvwbug44 18 күн бұрын

      I flew on a Beech 1900 about 20 years ago, was actually pretty fun, no cockpit door so you could watch the pilots (and they were never fitted with a cockpit door even post 9/11), and every seat was a window seat and the 1900 had huge windows. Not sure if any are carrying passengers anymore, the largest operator of the type went bankrupt in 2018 and they still haven't sold off all of the aircraft yet, but every one that has sold has gone to a cargo operator and my local airport (KCYS) was the home of the now defunct Great Lakes Airlines and is where all the cargo conversions on the 1900s is being done..

  • Michae8 Jackson
    Michae8 Jackson Ай бұрын +36

    I started my airline career flying CRJ200s for PSA. Was switched to the CRJ700s after just a few hundred hours. Thank goodness. 700 is such a better aircraft! I was based in Charlotte. Loved flying the 700!

    • De Havilland Canada Twin Otter
      De Havilland Canada Twin Otter Ай бұрын +3

      The longer CRJ’s are such a vast improvement. The airlines in the USA with theirs configured with Atmosphere cabin are great, and in Canada the Air Canada Jazz CRJ’s can actually be real nice. As in they have in flight entertainment and good legroom. Even more legroom in first class and full meal service.

    • Michae8 Jackson
      Michae8 Jackson Ай бұрын +2

      @John Thompson yes yes they are. And very maneuverable!

    • John Thompson
      John Thompson Ай бұрын +4

      I fly 700s and 900s a lot DSM-ORD and DSM-ATL. Those things are nice and ROCKETS.

  • Rebecca Sweeney
    Rebecca Sweeney Ай бұрын +2

    Great seeing these smaller planes at work✈️. Being a plane enthusiast, you’d probably love to see the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI 😊 It’s absolutely amazing.

  • wsol80
    wsol80 Ай бұрын

    Congratulations! How does it feel to be the first and last human beings to fly 14 hours to get to Fresno?

  • Ben J.H.
    Ben J.H. 13 күн бұрын

    The touch and go 747 was actually from Offutt Air Base. The planes were temporarily stationed there during the bases runway upgrade/refurbishment.
    Btw, I'm from Omaha, Ne