Mesaba operated its last Avro RJ85 services on the morning of 1 December, when three RJ85s that had overnighted at other airports returned to Detroit. The last ever Mesaba RJ85 revenue flight was NW3517 from Rochester to Detroit. The final withdrawal date for Mesaba’s RJ85s has shifted several times since […]
The withdrawal of Mesaba‘s last Avro RJ85 brings to an end all BAe 146 and Avro RJ airline operations in the USA, with the single 146 remaining in service being Moncrief Oil’s executive-configured BAe 146-100 N114M (msn E1068). North America had been the scene of some of the earliest BAe […]
Mr J.A. “Johnny” Johnstone, former Marketing Director on the HS/BAe 146 has passed away. Mr Johnstone was instrumental in keeping the HS 146 project alive at Hatfield during its early days of the project and after its revival in 1978.
WDL Aviation is operating BAe 146-200 D-AMGL (msn E2055) on behalf of Atlantic Airways, helping to cover for the loss of OY-CRG (msn E2075) at Stord on 10 October. D-AMGL had been operating on behalf of Air Nostrum, but returned to Germany on 28 November. Recent news items on WDL: