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St Helena airport scheduled to receive 80 pax Avro RJ100 to be delivered in Chile

Thursday, October 13th 2016 - 09:28 UTC
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Planning is underway for an Avro RJ100 jet aircraft, operated by Tronos Jet Maintenance and flown by Atlantic Star Airlines, with final destination Chile, to fly to Ascension Island, followed by a call at St Helena Airport on the same day. Both are technical stops, and the crew will overnight on St Helena. Read full article

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  • Islander1

    Incorrect- There have been no commercial flights yet to St Helena because of the wind problem, Only test flights and some medical evacuations. Maybe this aircraft- also smaller - not larger than the planned 737 - but with 4 engines instead of 2, maybe better at handling the weather and landing further in or the other direction.

    Oct 13th, 2016 - 11:16 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • The Voice

    Looks a bit like a BA 146 STOL

    Oct 13th, 2016 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • ChrisR

    Better make it a quick stop in Uruguay so as not to attract envious eyes by the Broad Fraud who are looking for a 'Presidential airplane' for Vasquez, our lying president.

    There's only 3,286,314 of us men, women and children (Census 2011), the vast majority of who have never been on a commercial plane and will never have the chance to do so.

    Oct 13th, 2016 - 05:35 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Pete Bog

    A sensible aircraft to try. One of Britain's best selling airliners(formerly the Bae 146). Ironically the launch customer was to be LADE, but Argies not too keen after the 82 war. But didn't stop it selling well. Recently purchased by the RAF for completing some transport operations in Afghanistan.

    Oct 15th, 2016 - 08:33 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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