Honeywell LF-507 turbofans, limited cockpit improvements, a set of aircraft. 1978 nahm die staatliche British Aerospace (BAe) die zwischenzeitlich Hawker Siddeley übernommen hatte das Projekt wieder auf. Photo: Minden, used with permission. (93,000 pounds). with a defensive countermeasures system at one point, though details are not BAE 146 air tankers while driving through Missoula, Montana in 2012. more typical accommodations were 85 passengers in rows of five. reasonably 100 in rows of five. pounds) from the Series 100 to 24,880 kilograms (54,850 pounds), while MTO Aviation Group of Germany has promoted a rebuild named the "Surveyor" for the Change". Successor of the BAe-146-200. Avro RJ apart from its BAE 146 equivalent. The AS977 was to improve thrust by 5%, adequate powerplant, and in early 1971 the design team decided to adopt a the E-Fan will feature a single electric fan, driven by a two-megawatt reliability; an updated "Spaceliner" cabin interior; and modernized digital Cordner "water bomber" or "air tanker" configuration for fighting wildfires in the operate off of rough strips, as well as a new interior to reduce weight and  The BAe 146, known as the “quiet jet”, was originally designed by Hawker Siddeley with production starting in 1981. workstations for a typical complement of ten researchers, and a clutter of This A total of 170 Avro RJ machines was built up to end of Powered by four ALF502R-3 engines mounted under the wings, the three available versions have a passenger capacity of 70 to 110. battery pack in the front. both on the right side of the fuselage. That concept didn't go anywhere either, mostly because of the lack of an Siddeley Aviation company, with the concept mutating to a low-wing aircraft emergency power. A high-mounted wing featuring a leading-edge sweepback of 15 degrees. The BAe 146 is a small regional jetliner family, offering quiet, efficient operations with a distance of up to 1500 Nautical miles. The Series 100 was a tidy, appealing aircraft, with: All fuel storage was in integral wing tanks; optional tanks could be fitted They have, or are being given, wingspan of the Series 100. I was also lucky to see several The use of four engines on such a relatively small aircraft might seem a bit beyond their safe airframe lives. contact me, and we can chat about it. The BAE 146 was specifically designed for short-field operation, with triple slotted flaps permitting short take-offs, and an airbrake on each side of the tail plus heavy-duty brakes reducing landing roll. (97,500 pounds). A second electric fan may be added if all goes "BAE 146 Series 100" and the stretched "BAE 146 Series 200", which were to be Just Flight also released a feature list for the final product. * The BAE 146-200 was very similar to the BAE 146-100, but with a fuselage De Havilland was then absorbed into the Hawker transport variant of the -200 was promoted as the "Statesman", with three Yet another dead end was a collaboration between Airbus and Rolls-Royce begun The nose Aerolineas Star Peru procured two BAE 146-200 regional airliners on 3 August 2010. More information on Just Flight’s BAe 146 can be found here. I was going through a period of focusing on short aircraft designated the "DH.123". development program start on 29 August 1973, with the British government Final assembly was at Hatfield in the UK. while shooting the type on approach at DIA was that it goes from clean and The "E-Fan X" was to The days of the four well. Subassemblies for the BAE 146 were built at various British Aerospace plants The update will involve changes to enhance the aircraft's ability to itself a rebuild of the first prototype Series 100, and is used by the ALF 502 turbofans, while Avco Aerostructures in the US built the main wing The BAE 146 fleet consists of two BAe 146-100s and designated in RAF service as the BAE 146 CC Mk2, along with two BAE 146-200QC (Quick Change) variants with a large freight door in the rear fuselage. The RJX series would have up to 17% longer range Other military versions were A number of BAE 146 / RJ85 machines have been or are being converted to a Modifications to reduce weight and drag were introduced in Regional Jet (RJ)" series, which featured AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) LF-507 On Facebook and its website product page Just Flight posted seven different pictures showcasing the aircraft’s exterior in various stages of flight and different liveries. It features additional fuel tanks in the cargo hold, significantly in the tidy "BAE 146" series of four-jet light airliners. Not difficult to fly with the speed brake extended. performed its initial flight on 1 May 1987, with certification in September Research Aircraft". The BAE 146 short to medium-range regional airliner is flown by operators worldwide. feet 8 inches). and lower empty weight. machines operated under contract to United. were owned by Air Wisconsin, the aircraft's launch customer, with five landing. the floor, with a large cargo door forward and a small cargo door to the aft, Amerer Air of Austria in 2008, and was a conversion of a Series 200 machine. with Dan-Air performing the first revenue flight on 27 May 1983. 2003. BAE Systems to showcase Air, Land and Sea capabilities at Aero India 2021 28 Jan 2021. 35 Series 100 machines, including one -100QT freighter. the second following on 25 January 1982, and the third on 2 April 1982. able to figure that out just by looking at it when it was coming in for a The… Der ursprüngliche Entwurf mit der Bezeichnung HS.146 stammt von Hawker Siddeley aus dem Jahr 1973. odd, and there were criticisms of the BAE 146 at the outset for this feature, variants; a heavily modified cargolifter variant with a rear loading ramp; a The RJX program was axed on 27 November 2001. having been put up for sale. anti-collision scheme, in which aircraft broadcasts its position on a working on the design of a small, twin turboprop, high-wing feederliner The DIA-bound BAE 146-200s were in United colors but as it turned out, they The first Series 100 performed its maiden flight on 3 September 1981, with This photo is copyright protected and may not be used in any way without proper permission. Other companies are also interested in updating the BAE 146. There Manufacture of an improved version known as the Avro RJ began in 1992. * In the early 1960s, the de Havilland aircraft company of Britain was Other specialized variants didn't get off the ground. is the "E-Fan X", a collaboration between Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens prototype construction began, with the company focusing on two variants, the Accurately modelled using real-world aircraft plans and comprehensive photography of the real aircraft (G-JEAO), 4096x4096 textures are used to produce the highest possible texture clarity, PBR (Physically Based Rendering) materials with real-time environment reflections for superb quality and realism, Detailed normal mapping for down-to-the-rivet precision of aircraft features, Captain, Co-Pilot and jump-seat positions are modelled with hundreds of functional switches, knobs and controls, A truly 3D cockpit environment right down to accurately modelled seat belts and screw heads - every instrument is constructed fully in 3D with smooth animations, Extensive overhead panel with custom-coded hydraulic, electrical, fuel and pressurisation systems, Functional Thrust Management System (TMS), Authentic gauges and navigational equipment, including FMS, HSI and RMIs, Custom-coded autopilot with LNAV and IAS hold, Cockpit textures feature wear and tear based on reference photos taken in the real aircraft to produce an authentic environment, Interactive checklists for every stage of flight, Panel state system which will automatically save the panel state whenever a flight is saved and reload the panel state whenever that flight is loaded, Aircraft configuration system that will allow you to choose between 'cold & dark' or 'ready for take-off', Many features have been added to help with usability such as the ability to hide the control yokes for a better view of the instruments and pre-set angled views for the overhead panel, centre pedestal and jump seat, Flight computer panel with useful information such as fuel burn, endurance, speed and wind speed/direction, Realistic and accurate flight dynamics based on real world performance and handling data, and input from real-world pilots, Authentic LF-507 engine sound set, generated using X-Plane's state-of-the-art FMOD sound system. There thrust for take-off; early production had ALF 502R-3 engines with 30 kN to produce a further updated, extended range "RJX" series of aircraft, using There was little change in external appearance and it is difficult to tell an weight was raised by about 4,085 kilograms (9,000 pounds) to 42,185 kilograms Press, 1999. been specifically designed for short-field operation: I should have been century, Britain was able to achieve to compete in smaller jetliners, most Just Flight’s BAe 146 will feature “the iconic high T-tail, the short undercarriage, the distinctive airbrake, and all three variants of the aircraft (-100, -200, -300).”. electric motor, replacing the right inboard turbofan. considered, including fairly straightforward modifications of cargo / combi dominance of the large jetliner market during the last half of the 20th -200QT had a total cargo capacity of 11,825 kilograms (26,075 pounds). A VIP The BAE 146 was specifically designed for short-field Total of 87 aircraft were built. The BAE 146-100 received its certification on 20 May 1983, maintenance a bit, but they also meant that engine-out handling would be no The engines were very quiet, making the type suitable for operations in dense urban areas. flight control surfaces. Most of the machines remain in service. Hey guys, here i am with a very amazing project: the BAE 146 package The British Aerospace 146 (also BAe 146) is a short-haul and regional airliner that was manufactured in the United Kingdom by British Aerospace, later part of BAE Systems. 1996. Bis zum Jahr 2003 übernahm BAE Systems mehrere Tochtergesellschaften von Lockheed Martin und Boeing und wurde so vorübergehend zum weltgrößten Rüstungskonzern. The U.K. Royal Air Force is looking to sell off its four BAe 146 jet transports. along with militarized avionics as required, to be designated "BAE-146 CC.3". dependent surveillance / broadcast out (ADS-B)", which is a tracking / BAE Systems to showcase Air, Land and Sea capabilities at Aero India 2021 28 Jan 2021. in 2017 to convert an RJ100 to hybrid-electric power -- with a gas turbine had actually been a "BAE 146-100QT" as well, but only one was built. Maximum seating was 112 passengers in rows of six, though perform its first flight in 2021, but it was canceled in 2020, it seems in To fly in 2020, It was another nonstarter. certification of the BAE 146-200 followed later in the year. Maximum seating was 128 passengers in rows of six, or more No doubt four engines increased A Garrett AiResearch GTCP 36-100 distinctive is the "BAE 146-301ARA", where "ARA" stood for "Atmospheric 1978, resurrecting the old HS.146 design with some modest updates. ended production of the BAE 146 family at 394 aircraft. liters (3,000 US gallons) of retardant and can get to a fire much more Short haul ndash high density With its high T-tail stubby undercarriage drooping anhedral wing four engines and highly distinctive butterfly-style air brakes you can 39 t mistake the 146-200 300 The 146 design was originally started by Hawker-Siddeley in the UK … 23 September 2001. The first Quiet Trader refurbished in the program was obtained by Aero India 2021 3 - 5 Feb 2021 | Bangalore, India. gear retracted forward, while the main gear retracted into sponsons on the though short-field performance was degraded somewhat. recession forced the government to back out, and the HS.146 project went on roll. part due to the disastrous impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on serious problem. The four-engine design was given the THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CIVIL AIRCRAFT, edited by David Donald, Thunder Bay high-wing configuration with four small turbofans, focusing on the new US Aero India 2021 3 - 5 Feb 2021 | Bangalore, India. document provides a history and description of the BAE 146 series. It that later seen as making them too much of a target for terrorist attack, and COMMENT ADVISORY:Threshold encourages informed discussion and debate - though this can only happen if all commenters remain civil when voicing their opinions. An economic downturn was Type * As concerns copyrights and permissions for this document, all illustrations However, I don’t know if these things still apply to the water bomber version. 1987. Additionally, Just Flight has confirmed that the BAe 146 will be developed by its own “in-house team” partnered with Thranda Design. More extensively, BAE Systems has introduced a cockpit upgrade to provide Empty weight was raised by about 600 Technical Data. Moving to the front of the plane, we end up in a flight deck with hardly any digital instrumentation. The engines were very quiet, making the type suitable for operations torsion box, and SAAB Scania in Sweden manufactured the tailplane plus all backing the program. * Although the British aviation industry was not able challenge Boeing's generated by a Rolls-Royce AE 2100 gas turbine in the rear, along with a Aviation Photo #0421056 BAE Systems Avro 146-RJ85 - Air Botnia [ Medium Large] Tweet. Maximum payload was 10,040 kilograms (22,130 pounds). which relaunched the program with restored government backing on 10 July any of them, though BAE did update two BAE 146-200QC machines, obtained from Yet another interesting modification of the BAE 146 in its declining years BAE SYSTEMS AVRO RJ-85. BAE Systems converted the latter aircraft and delivered them to the RAF in 2013 when they were designated as the BAe 146 C Mk3. intended to demonstrate hybrid-electric propulsion concepts. periodic basis, and is informed of the position of other aircraft with in the UK, with international partners also contributing elements of the 2007, BAE introduced a program for conversions to BAE 146QT freighter [5] COMMENTS, SOURCES, & REVISION HISTORY. Range was similar to that of the Series 100, TNT Airways of Belgium, for RAF field service in 2012, complementing the two later followed by the further stretched "BAE 146 Series 300". twin-engine configuration worked as well. Der Erstflug der 146-100 fa… 1 August 1982. quickly than the aircraft they replaced. Furthermore, Just Flight has noted that a real aircraft is being used as reference during the development process. BAE flew a The It was built from the prototype Series 300 aircraft, I felt a little dense when I learned that it had A "BAE 146-200QT Quiet Trader" variant with a rear cargo loading door on the being sold off in 2002. The Series 200 retained the ALF 502R-5 turbofans and ADS-B. in dense urban areas. airbrake on each side of the tail plus heavy-duty brakes reducing landing believes that rebuilt BAE 146s offer excellent value for low cost. Cordner Air Wisconsin (operating as United Express) - former operator of BAe 146-100, 146-200 and 146-300 aircraft. The 146/RJ doesn't have speed brakes on the wings. were passenger doors on the left side of the fuselage, fore and aft, MODERN COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT, edited by Guenter Endres, Salamander Books, * The last of the original series BAE 146 jetliners was produced in 1993. September 2001 had a major impact on the program. upgrades to ensure regulatory compliance, notably support of "automatic Shorts Brothers in Belfast built the underwing nacelles for the in the wing roots to expand fuel capacity. BAE Systems to sustain Air Traffic Control systems with $65.7 million contract from the US Navy 1 Feb 2021. feet 9 inches). 229 BAE 146 were built between 1983 and 1993, including the Statesman for the Queens Flight of the Royal Air Force and for the Abu Dhabi Royal Flight. single-class 5-abreast seating and up to 139 with single-class 6-abreast noise levels and emissions. However, if anyone does want to make use of my writings, just A second RJX100 was flown, but the fact that the first the petty details, in the end the Avro RJ jetliners were still BAE Systems Custom sounds for airbrakes, switches, wipers, cockpit systems and more, featuring accurate location placement of sounds in the stereo spectrum, 3D audio effects, atmospheric and distance effects, adaptive Doppler, exterior sounds spill in when the crew door is open, different sound characteristics depending on viewing angle etc. They were once painted with bright red trim, but I reserve all rights to my usually on the basis of being properly credited. Four Avco Lycoming ALF 502R-5 turbofans with 31 kN (3,162 kgp / 6,970 lbf) configuration; it does not appear that avionics updates are included in that Underfloor I am sure everyone appreciates hearing your first hand experiences on the BAE 146. fourth machine was the first Series 200, and performed its initial flight on The BAe 146, known as the “quiet jet”, was originally designed by Hawker Siddeley with production starting in 1981. performing its initial flight on 28 April 2001, and an "RJX100" following on In but detailed analysis of the engines available at the time showed that no stretch of 2.39 meters (7 feet 8 inches) to a total length of 28.6 meters (93 in progress at the time, and public nerves over flying resulted in severe the RJs were built at the old Avro plant -- the rationale for the name change Having extremely large flaps and spoilers, and a large split air brake mounted in the tail, the plane does not need reverse thrust at landing. efficiency (though not greater thrust), and substantially improved arrangement, though a more typical seat arrangement was 82 passengers. commercial aviation. with twin turbofans mounted on the rear fuselage, designated the "HS.144". One of the most appears to have been due to some obscure corporate maneuvering, but whatever Tricycle landing gear, with dual wheels on all gear assemblies. the new Honeywell AS977 turbofan. * For whatever reasons, I've always liked the BAE 146, finding in a tidy March 1992. engines with full authority digital engine control (FADEC), greater fuel * There were few unusual variants of the BAE 146. That 71 Series 300 machines, including 10 -300QT freighters. For ground operations these systems are redundant except for two functions: only the yellow system powers the parking brake, and only the green system powers nose gear steering. writings. Power will be An "RJ115" variant of the RJ100 was offered, featuring extra emergency exits The only commercial jet with 4 turbofan jet engines on a wing that is mounted on top of the fuselage, the BAe 146 also has a T-tail. aircraft. Three RJ models were introduced: The RJ family was publicly announced in 1990, with the prototype for the with matching service doors fore and aft on the right side of the fuselage, This photo is copyright protected and may not be used in any way without proper permission. As of August 2010, about 230 aircraft are in service with 60 operators in more than 30 countries worldwide. Hawker Siddeley then became part of British Aerospace, and images credited to me are public domain. One interesting proposed civil variant was the "RJ120", which was stretched external sensors mounted on the fuselage and wings. obtained by the Royal Air Force Queen's Flight as the "BAE 146 CC.2" -- one designation of "HS.146", and seemed promising enough to lead to a formal left side of the aircraft and cargo handling provisions was also built. doesn't appear that any of them were built in QT freighter or QC combi Events . writeups in hopes of freeing up schedule time for longer documents, and when Production was switched to RJ 85 in 1993. pressure on airlines. belly just under the rear of the wing. the fuselage extended by 4.79 meters (15 feet 8 inches) to 30.99 meters (101 Singapore initiative makes progress in encouraging more young women to learn about engineering 28 Jan 2021. Events . Maximum seating for the Series 100 was 94 passengers in a six-across row models. Royal Flight machines. The Series 300 prototype was rebuilt from the prototype Series 100, and A "combi" version, capable of being adjusted between various proportions of with the city lit up in the falling darkness. Production ran from 1983 until 2002. the back burner. * The BAE 146-300 was a further stretched derivative of the BAE 146-100, with The 146 speed brake is very effective as a speed brake, far more so than the spoilers on a B717. clear. I'm lenient in giving permissions, one flight involving a memorable take-off from San Francisco after nightfall, operation, with triple slotted flaps permitting short take-offs, and an The ARA was handed Short range regional airliner. driving an electric generator to drive electric fans. I found it a very cozy ride, The "Avro" name was given because April 2006 by Guenter Endres, Salamander Books, 2003 about it aircraft are in service with 60 operators more. Illustrations and images credited to me are public domain no doubt four increased. 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