The Indonesian government’s VIP-configured Avro RJ85, PK-PJJ (msn E2239), has returned to service. She had been parked at Jakarta Halim in May, with titles and logo removed. This appears to have been a temporary rather than a permanent halt to flying. She was noted at Pondok Cabe on 31 July once […]
The Indonesian government has parked its VIP-configured Avro RJ85, PK-PJJ (msn E2239). The RJ85 had been operated by the Indonesian Air Force’s 17 Squadron. She flew her last flight on 4 May, and was then parked at Jakarta Halim her with titles and logo removed.
The Moroccan government’s Avro RJ100 CN-ASM (msn E3387) was ferried from Rabat-Salé to Prestwick for a C Check by Chevron on 8 March, using callsign RMAF145. She is based at the 1st BAFRA, on the west side of Rabat-Salé airport, with the rest of the Moroccan government’s VIP fleet.
The Moroccan government has acquired the former Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Avro RJ100 A6-AAB (msn E3387) for use by the Royal VIP fleet. She had been stored at Kemble since March 2015. On 7 March, she was ferried to Casablanca EGBP where she was prepared for service and painted in Moroccan Air Force VIP […]
The Indonesian government chartered BAe 146-100 PK-TNV (msn E1124) to repatriate 10 Indonesian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants in the Philippines. The sailors were abducted from their tugboat on 26 March. The freed hostages were flown to the Halim Perdanakhusuma airbase in Jakarta, where they arrived late […]
The Moroccan government has acquired the former Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Avro RJ100 A6-AAB (msn E3387). She had been in storage at Kemble since March 2015. On 7 March she was ferried to Casablanca. She will be repainted by the STTS Group.
Former Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Avro RJ70 M-STRY (msn E1267 ex A6-LIW) was delivered to her new owner, Bernie Ecclestone, the chief executive of the Formula One Group. After attention at Cranfield, she had been ferried to Norwich (via Bern) on 19 November for painting. She was rolled out in […]
Bernie Ecclestone, the chief executive of the Formula One Group, which manages Formula One racing, has acquired the former Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Avro RJ70 A6-LIW (msn E1267). On 28 July, she was ferried from Kemble, where had been in storage since March, to Canfield. Three days later, she was […]
Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight’s VIP-configured Avro RJs have been flown to Kemble for storage. RJ100 A6-AAB (msn E3387) first visited Exeter for maintenance by Flybe Engineering, arriving there on 8 February, and was then ferried to Kemble on 10 March. RJ70 A6-LIW (msn E1267) was to have arrived at Kemble on […]
The sale of former Royal Jet Avro RJ85 G-CFZM (msn E2299 ex A6-RJE) to Indonesia’s Rajawali Group has fallen through. After preliminary work by Chevron in November and a test flight, she was ferried to Cranfield on 30 January for further work. She remains there, still wearing Jagson colors, and has […]