It looked the part, but the Side-Loading Tactical Airlifter version of the BAe 146 hardly saw customers beating a path to British Aerospace’s door. Ben Dunnell explains why, despite being an attractive package, the STA lead nowhere
Cranfield University has reluctantly retired its BAe Jetstream 31 in favour of a Saab 340. Airliner World’s Martin Needham spoke to Cranfield’s Joe Brown, to learn more about the switch and how turboprops prepare students for careers as flight test engineers
After spending three decades in South African Airways’ shadow, Airlink has emerged to become the nation’s biggest carrier and the continent’s second largest airline, as Andreas Spaeth discovers
The Air Force of Zimbabwe has recommissioned four Hawk Mk.60/60A ground attack/jet trainer aircraft in spite of EU sanctions that led to the air arm’s entire Hawk fleet being grounded in 2011
No 100 Squadron laid down its sword as an operational RAF unit on March 24. AirForces Monthly reports on the final year of the unit’s Hawk T1 adversary air operations
“It would be a pity to saddle the Royal Family with such a conveyance into the next century”, wrote one senior Ministry of Defence official of the BAe 146. How did it overcome such opposition, and become the last new aircraft ordered for the Queen’s Flight?
Chris Croot sat down with Wg Cdr Delia Chadwick, officer commanding No 32 (The Royal) Squadron, to discuss the life of the RAF’s BAe 146 CC2/C3 fleet and its recent retirement
KeyAero visits the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements at Cranfield Airport to learn more about the organisation’s unique BAe 146