Former Air Botswana BAe 146-100 A2-ABF (msn E1160) is reported to have been parted out to provide spares for SkyJet‘s BAe 146 fleet. She was ferried to the Philippines in August after several years in storage at Gaborone. SkyJet currently operate a series 100, RP-C5255 (msn E1104), and a series 200, RP-C3855 (msn E2087). […]
In a ceremony held at Gaborone airport on 28 September, Ansett Aviation Spares and Services donated the airframe of former Air Botswana Avro RJ85 A2-ABG (msn E2303) to a Botswanan non-profit organization, Dare to Dream. Dare to Dream was founded by Captain Kgomotso Phatsima, one of the Botswana Defence Force’s (BDF) first female […]
The former Formula 1 BAe 146-100 G-OFOA (msn E1006) has been acquired by aircraft and component broker Executive Jet Support (EJS) for parting out. G-OFOA is one of the oldest extant BAe 146s, having initially been built for Dan-Air London as G-BKMN in 1983—indeed, she flew the very first BAe 146 […]
After donating her useful parts to help keep North Cariboo Air‘s Avro RJ100s flying, former Atlantic Airways RJ85 OY-RCD (msn E2235) has found a task to keep her busy in her retirement, by serving as a cabin trainer. She had arrived in Calgary on 11 December 2013. She was gradually stripped of useful parts […]
Aircraft and component broker Executive Jet Support (EJS) has acquired former Starbow BAe 146-300 D-AEJS (msn E3183 ex 9G-SBC) as a source for parts. Executive Jet Support, based near London Heathrow, provides commercial aircraft, engines, and airframe components to almost 200 operators in over 40 countries worldwide. German airline WDL has already purchased the main […]
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 […]
BAe 146-300 B-1775 (msn E3161), formerly of Uni-Air, began to be parted out at Woodford on 30 August, repairs having proven too expensive. She has been at Woodford since December 1999, and was to have joined National Jet Italia (NJI) as G-NJIA.