Monthly Archives: March 2013

FAAM BAe 146 to operate in the arctic

The Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM)’s BAe 146-301ARA G-LUXE (msn E3001) left Cranfield for the Arctic on 18 March for a new scientific campaign, dubbed ACCACIA (Aerosol Cloud-Coupling and Climate Interactions in the Arctic). She will operate from three weeks from Kiruna in northern Sweden. From there, she will […]

Air Libya buys leased BAe 146-200

Air Libya has bought BAe 146-200 ZS-SOV (msn E2077) from South Africa’s Vulkan Air. The 146 had been operating for Air Libya since December 2011. She has been re-registered 5A-FLC. Air Libya also operates BAe 146-300 5A-DKQ (msn E3191) and Avro RJ100 5A-FLB (msn E3234) and is awaiting the delivery […]

RAF BAe 146 C3 ZE707

First BAe 146 C3 delivered to the RAF

The Royal Air Force has taken delivery of its first BAe 146 C3, ZE707 (msn E2188 ex OO-TAZ). Together with sistership ZE708 (msn E2211 ex OO-TAY), she was modified to RAF standards by Hawker Aviation at Hawarden Airport outside Chester, under sub-contract from BAE Systems. An important part of the […]