Monthly Archives: April 2006


Australia mandates BAe 146 wing inspections

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) mandating wing inspections on certain BAe 146s and Avro RJs. The AD follows the detection of a significant crack in the wing top skin of a BAe 146 during a scheduled inspection, and is intended to verify that […]


Transwede to fly for Skyways

Transwede will operate an Avro RJ100 on behalf of Skyways, beginning on 20 August, flying 40 trips a week between Stockholm Arlanda and Halmstad. Transwede began operations in May 2005, using a former Azzurra Air Avro RJ70. This RJ70 is currently being flown on behalf of SAS on the Stockholm […]


FAAM BAe 146ARA explores mountain rotor threat

FAAM’s BAe 146ARA has just returned from a month-long stay in California, where she participated in a program to study mountain rotors, the Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment (T-REX) program. Mountain rotors are intense low-level horizontal vortices that form on the lee sides of mountains and are an important hazard to aviation. […]

FAAM BAe 146ARA G-LUXE

Hemus Air adds BAe 146-300s

Bulgarian airline Hemus Air is adding two BAe 146-300s to its fleet, which already includes three BAe 146-200s. The first, a former Air Wisconsin example (msn E3141 ex N615AW), was ferried from the USA on March 5, routing via Keflavik and Stansted, as LZ-HBD. The second, a former Aer Lingus […]

Former Air Wisconsin BAe 146-300 LZ-HBD

Jet2 BAe 146 G-FLTC

Flightline flies for Jet2

Flightline is operating BAe 146-300 G-FLTC (msn E3205) on behalf of low-cost airline Jet2. The 146 is used primarily on the route from Manchester to London Gatwick, with three roundtrips a day. G-FLTC was ferried to Manchester on 26 March after painting in basic Jet2 colors.