Two more former Ansett BAe 146s have been parted out at Melbourne Tullamarine. BAe 146-300s ZK-NZH (msn E3137) and ZK-NZI (msn E3143) were both parted out on 20 March. Both aircraft had been seriously damaged by a gale in September 2002 while in storage at Essendon, with ZK-NZH sustaining damage […]
Former Ansett BAe 146-300 N9070L (msn E3147 ex ZK-NZJ) made an eventful ferry flight to England. She had been acquired by OzJet parent European Aviation and registered to Trevor S. Whetter (a managing director of EAAC). As she lacked TCAS, RNAV, or Long Range Navigational equipment she was unable to […]
An Avro RJ85 of SN Brussels Airlines made an emergency landing at Gothenburg airport in Sweden on the evening of 10 March. RJ85 OO-DJN (msn E2275) had departed the airport on flight DAT2274 to Brussels, but its nose landing gear failed to retract after takeoff. The RJ85 returned to land. […]
Mesaba Avro RJ85 N517XJ (msn E2335) experienced a nosegear collapse while parked at the gate at Cleveland on March 5. She was later ferried to Minneapolis for repairs.
BAE Systems’ corporate BAe 146-100, G-BLRA (msn E1017), has been repainted in a new corporate color scheme.