This book tells the full story of the BAe 146, a short-haul airliner produced between 1983 and 2002. It has been operated by several airlines around the world and an adapted version with a countermeasures suite is also part of Britain's Royal Squadron. The BAe 146 and its later version, the Avro RJ, are also used as VIP transports, military transports and aerial firefighting tankers.
In this comprehensive book, experienced aircraft expert David Oliver provides an unparalleled analysis of the development, production, service and deployment of this agile and adaptable aircraft. This includes its entry into airline service and breaking into the US market, military service, the launch of the Avro RJ series with its special mission variants and an overview of current airline operators.
Accompanied by previously unpublished photographs, this book will be a must for aircraft and airline enthusiasts.