Monthly Archives: September 2006


Pilot strike grounds Swiss Avro RJs

A one-day strike by pilots at Swiss‘ regional subsidiary, Swiss European, has grounded the airline’s Avro RJ fleet. The strike called by the Avro RJ’s pilot union, the Swiss Pilots Association (SPA), forced Swiss to cancel 128 flights on 26 September. Disruptions extended into the following day as aircraft were […]


A quarter century in the air!

The BAe 146 celebrates twenty-five years of flying on 3 September. On that date in 1981, the prototype BAe 146, series 100 G-SSSH (msn E1001), took to the air from Hatfield. Chief test pilot Mike Goodfellow and Deputy Chief Test Pilot Peter Sedgwick were at the controls. They were accompanied […]

BAe 146 G-SSSH