Daily Archives: 2001-04-28


Avro RJX test program detailed

The test program which began with Saturday’s maiden flight is expected to last until early 2002. In the first phase of the program, testing will focus mainly on confirming aircraft handling characteristics and the operation of the new systems. The second phase will focus on performance testing. During this phase, […]


Avro RJX-85 G-ORJX

Avro RJX flies!

The new Avro RJX took to the air for the first time on 28 April. RJX-85 msn G-ORJX (msn E2376) took off at 12:16 local time from Woodford, with Avro RJX Project Pilot Alan Foster at the controls. Blustery April weather had threatened to further delay the flight, but lightning, […]