Air Spray‘s BAe 146-200 air tanker N907AS/Tanker 170 (msn E2156) conducted retardant drop tests at Lancaster Fox Field on 20 and 21 September. She then returned to her base at Chico. The grid test measures the coverage of retardant drops, and are required to obtain the approval of the Interagency […]
Air Spray displayed its newly converted BAe 146 air tanker at the Aerial Firefighting Conference at Sacramento McClellan Airport on 12 March. Air Spray acquired N907AS/Tanker 170 (msn E2156) from StarPerú in 2013. She made her first flight as a tanker in August 2017. She still needs to pass a […]
Newly converted Air Spray BAe 146 air tanker N907AS/Tanker 170 (msn E2156) made her first flight following conversion to air tanker at the company’s Chico base on 11 August. Air Spray acquired N907AS from StarPerú in 2013. Recent news items on Air Spray:
Air Spray has rolled out its newly modified BAe 146 air tanker, N907AS/Tanker 170 (msn E2156), at its Chico base. She was formerly OB-1948-P StarPerù, and was acquired by Air Spray in September 2013. The elaborate color scheme is actually a sticker.
Air Spray has acquired the hulk of former Mesaba Avro RJ85 N509XJ (msn E2321) for use as a flight trainer for its BAe 146 air tanker program. N509XJ has been stored at Calgary since late 2007, during which time she was stripped of useful parts to supply the Dubai Air Wing’s […]
Air Spray has acquired former StarPerù BAe 146-200 OB-1948-P (msn E2156) for conversion to air tanker. She was ferried to Air Spray’s base at Chico Municipal Airport on 11 September. She will be Air Sprays’ second BAe 146 air tanker, following N773CS (msn E2082), whose conversion started last year. To […]
Another company is converting a BAe 146 to an air tanker. Canada’s Air Spray Aviation Services has acquired BAe 146-200 N773CS (msn E2082), and is converting her at Chico, California. N773CS had been stored at nearby Oroville since September 2010. She was ferried to Chico on 25 September. Air Spray […]