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BAe146/AVRO RJ Celebrates 27 Years of Continuous Operations at Swiss

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BAe146/AVRO RJ Celebrates 27 Years of Continuous Operations at Swiss






It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was quaffing an ale or two with British Aerospace personnel at the Crooked Chimney Pub in Hatfield discussing the forthcoming BAe 146 aircraft, noted for its quiet operations and a tail registration on the prototype of G-SSSH.  Earlier this month, British Aerospace and Swiss celebrated the 27th…

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Walking through the SWISS CSeries

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Related posts: The C Series Route-proving program and a confident launch customer Peter Koch, Fleet Chief and Program Manager at Swiss talks about C Series Bombardier CSeries First Flight – Ranier Hiltebrand, Swiss Swiss CS100 readies for Paris

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A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented

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A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented






E-taxi pioneers Wheeltug just released research (ground operations summary 31 Mar 2016) it undertook monitoring airport operations.  The case for adding e-taxi capabilities to aircraft has tended to focus on saving fuel burn.  But fuel burn is no longer such an important issue in cost terms, though in “green” terms cutting fuel burn is still…

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Peter Koch, Fleet Chief and Program Manager at Swiss talks about C Series

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Related posts: The C Series Route-proving program and a confident launch customer Walking through the SWISS CSeries Bombardier CSeries First Flight – Ranier Hiltebrand, Swiss Swiss CS100 readies for Paris

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The C Series Route-proving program and a confident launch customer

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The C Series Route-proving program and a confident launch customer






Today Bombardier announced that they have almost completed their route proving for the C Series program in Zürich. They have visited 46 airports within Europe and achieved a dispatch reliability of 100%; a quite remarkable achievement. Usually the dispatch reliability on such stages of clean sheet aircraft is expected to be at around 96-97 %…

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