Monthly Archives: April 2014


Australian Air Express (AaE) BAe 146s repainted in Cobham colors

BAe 146-300QT VH-NJF (msn E3198) has had its Australian Air Express (AaE) colors painted over and replaced by simple Cobham titles. Although AaE was absorbed into Qantas Freight in February 2013 and its 737-300(F) freighters were repainted in Qantas Freight colors later that year, its two 146-300QTs and single BAe 146-100QT have so far continued flying […]

Cobham BAe 146-300QT VH-NJF

WDL BAe 146-100 broken up

BAe 146-100 D-AWDL (msn E1011) of WDL Aviation was broken up at Köln at the end of March. D-AWDL was WDL’s first 146, acquired from BAe-AMJ in July 1998. She had been parked at Köln since December 2008, serving as a spares source for the airline’s other 146s. Two other WDL BAe 146s, D-AMAX (msn E3157) […]


NERC buys FAAM BAe 146

The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has bought from BAE Systems BAe 146-301ARA G-LUXE (msn E3001), which is operated for the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurement (FAAM). Since the beginning of FAAM operations in 2004, G-LUXE has been owned by BAE Systems, which also arranged for operations and maintenance. Although the arrangement was […]