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G AZUK BAC One Eleven 476FM. Frankfurt mid 1980s

G AZUK BAC One Eleven 476FM. Frankfurt mid 1980s

Chartered from Mediterranean Express a Luton based company. They operated on our behalf the UK 153/186/187/188/189 between STN and GCI and four rotations between GCI and SOU on the 03 November 1987. Photo Stefan Martin.

G BUPS ATR 42-300 Guernsey July 1994

G BUPS ATR 42-300 Guernsey July 1994

Titan airways based at STN operated STN/GCI/STN rotation for Air UK on the 31 July 1994. Photo Roger Sweet.

G OBWM BAe ATP.  Guernsey August 1998

G OBWM BAe ATP. Guernsey August 1998

On the 24 August 1998 British World Airlines operated GCI/STN and GCI/SOU scheduled flights on behalf of Air UK. Photo Roger Sweet.

G ZAPL BAe 146 – 200. Guernsey September 1997

G ZAPL BAe 146 – 200. Guernsey September 1997

Titan Airways probably benefitted by being based at STN allowing them to operate for Air UK when required. Pictured at Guernsey operating a STN rotation on the 18 Sep 1997. Photo Roger Sweet.

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G AXOX BAC One Eleven 432FD. Basel September 1980

G AXOX BAC One Eleven 432FD. Basel September 1980

Photo Eduard Marmet.

G BDDH Fokker F27 – 200. Norwich April 1984

G BDDH Fokker F27 – 200. Norwich April 1984

Photo Malcom Gee Norwich Airport Aviation Group.

G BUHC BAe 146 – 300. London Stansted December 1999

G BUHC BAe 146 – 300. London Stansted December 1999

Aircraft shown in this all white colour scheme, the mark under the row 1 window is in fact a small Air UK title, this aircraft was not transferred to Buzz and officially recorded as leaving the fleet in May 2000. Photo Adam Rowden.

G STAN Fokker F27 – 200. London Heathrow August 1988

G STAN Fokker F27 – 200. London Heathrow August 1988

Photo Malcolm Gee Norwich Airport Aviation Group.

Sergeant Bergerac

Sergeant Bergerac

Sergeant Bergerac played by John Nettles completing another case in Jersey as G AVPN passes by in the background; this was featured in the episode The Moonlight Girls. Broadcast on the 06 May 1983. John Nettles also did publicity work for the airline when the Town office in Southampton was situated in East Street. Photo Barry Friend Collection.

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G AMSV Douglas DC3C Dakota. London Gatwick May 1974

G AMSV Douglas DC3C Dakota. London Gatwick May 1974

Originally with Air Service Training at Hamble in 1952, Transair at Croydon and Gatwick 1954-1970, with BIA until 1974. Just a few of the aircrew names who flew the BIA Dakota – Joe Rechka, Dudley Scorgie, Gerry Hu, Dan Skilman, John Rose, Norman Leedham. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BBUY Bell 206B Jet Ranger 11. Unknown Location

G BBUY Bell 206B Jet Ranger 11. Unknown Location

With Air Anglia from October 1979 to February 1980. Photo Barry Friend Collection.

G BLPV Short SD3-60-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle April 1985

G BLPV Short SD3-60-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle April 1985

Photo Christian Volpati.

G BDVT Fokker F27 – 200 Newcastle May 1976

G BDVT Fokker F27 – 200 Newcastle May 1976

Shown still in its previous Bangladesh Biman colours, before receiving the Air Anglia colour scheme. Photo David Bell.

G BNCY Fokker F27 – 500 Norwich

G BNCY Fokker F27 – 500 Norwich

Pictured being manoeuvred outside the Air UK Engineering hangar, awaiting replacement of its port Dart engine. Photo Paul Thallon.

G CBIA BAC One Eleven 416EK. Unknown Location.

G CBIA BAC One Eleven 416EK. Unknown Location.

Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

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G CBIA BAC One Eleven 416EK. Basel Mulhouse September 1980

G CBIA BAC One Eleven 416EK. Basel Mulhouse September 1980

Photo by Eduard Marmet.

G AXOX BAC One Eleven 432FD. Munich February 1981

G AXOX BAC One Eleven 432FD. Munich February 1981

Photo by Gerhard Polmitzer.

G AXBB BAC One Eleven 409AY. London Gatwick April 1981

G AXBB BAC One Eleven 409AY. London Gatwick April 1981

First flew 14 February 1969, leased to Qubecair, later Tarom, Germanair, Lacsa Costa Rica, Cayman Airways and Gulf Air. BIA from June 1978 then Air UK, to BIA Mk 2 April 1982. Sold to Okada Airways Nigeria 5N AYR 1989. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G AXMU BAC One Eleven 432FD

G AXMU BAC One Eleven 432FD

Unknown location and date. Photo M. Winter.

G BDZV Handley Page HPR7 Herald 214. Guernsey May 1980

G BDZV Handley Page HPR7 Herald 214. Guernsey May 1980

Built for Sadia first flew 13 January 1966. Purchased by BAF June 1976 Leased to BIA and Air UK from January 1979 to June 1979. Many charter and leases followed, sold to Aeroviaisa Guatemala as TG AZE in service until late 1992 then withdrawn from use. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BEYF Handley Page HPR7 Herald 401. Southend August 1980

G BEYF Handley Page HPR7 Herald 401. Southend August 1980

Built for Royal Malaysian Air Force first flew on 03 January 1964. returned to UK in August 1977. Leased May 1978 to BIA and Air UK until September 1980. It is shown with both rear doors open, the mid bulkhead could be removed to give free access to the cabin or rear hold. Various leases followed, last operator Channel Express, withdrawn from service 1999 and presented to the Bournemouth Aviation Museum who broke the aircraft up in 2008. Photo Richard Vandervord.

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G AXOX BAC One Eleven 432FD. Aberdeen early 1980s

G AXOX BAC One Eleven 432FD. Aberdeen early 1980s

Previously with Bahamasair and Gulf Air until 1975 when purchased by British Commonwealth and shipping company (Aviation) Limited for operation by BIA, to BIA Mk 2 1982. Sold to Okada Air Nigeria as 5N AXT in 1990. Photo David Unsworth.

G BWIR Dornier 328. Zurich March 1997

G BWIR Dornier 328. Zurich March 1997

A Suckling Airways aircraft chartered, or possibly flown on a franchise to operate the Stansted to Zurich schedule service 1996/7, the 146 proved to have too much capacity for the route. Photo Fabian Zimmerli.

G BGYT EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Southampton April 1981

G BGYT EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Southampton April 1981

Air Anglia from October 1979 and Air UK until 1983, shown still wearing its partial Air Anglia colours, later flew with JEA, Guide Leasing, Business Air, Skyrover, Air Southwest, Keenair and Keen Airways, Now on display at the Isle of Man Military and Aviation museum in Manx Airlines colours. Photo Ian Haskell.

G BGYU EMB-110 P2 Bandeirante. Jersey April 1981

G BGYU EMB-110 P2 Bandeirante. Jersey April 1981

Air Anglia from October 1979 and Air UK until 1983. Sold in America. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BGYV EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Southampton May 1980

G BGYV EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Southampton May 1980

Air Anglia from October 1979 and Air UK until 1983. Sold to Wien Air Alaska, Later with JEA from October 1985, BAC Leasing, re-registered as G JBAC and seen in Knight Air colours in 1995. Sold to CAT Island Air Bahamas as C6 CAH. Photo Pete Webber.

G OBIA EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Southampton May 1980

G OBIA EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Southampton May 1980

BIA from September 1979, re-registered in May 1982 as G BKBG. The round building you can see in the background is the only surviving building from the development of the airport in 1994. It was built in 1951 by Saunders Roe as a rotor testing building and now has a preservation order on it. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G OAIR EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Exeter July 1980

G OAIR EMB-110 P1 Bandeirante. Exeter July 1980

BIA from September 1979 to December 1983 when sold to America. In this hangar shot wearing its BIA/Air UK hybrid colours. Photo Richard Vandervord.

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Richard Vandervord a much respected aircraft photographer has kindly offered his collection of Air Anglia, BIA & Air UK photo images for use on the Air UK reunion web site. We will be featuring Richards pictures in the future and thank him for his generous offer.

G BAZJ Handley Page HPR.7 Herald 209. London Heathrow Dec 1980

G BAZJ Handley Page HPR.7 Herald 209. London Heathrow Dec 1980.
Delivered to Arkia Israel in 1964. Operated with BIA & Air UK from 1973 until 1984. Can still be seen today on the Fire ground in Guernsey. ZJ had flown 40,964 hours as of 31st Mar 1984. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G CBIA BAC One Eleven 416EK. London Gatwick May 1980.

G CBIA BAC One Eleven 416EK. London Gatwick May 1980.
Originally delivered to Autair in 1969 as G AWXJ. Then to BIA in 1979, pictured here in the original colour scheme. Ended her days with Okada Air in Benin City Nigeria. Photo Richard Vandervord.

 

G BKBG Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante. London Gatwick July 1982.

G BKBG Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante. London Gatwick July 1982.
Pictured in the modified colour scheme, this was originally with BIA as G OBIA and re-registered in May 1982.Left Air UK service in December 1982 and sold in America. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BMXD Fokker F27 – 500. Southampton July 1989.

G BMXD Fokker F27 – 500. Southampton July 1989.
Joined the fleet in 1986, the 500 series used predominately on Channel Island services. 5 round trips a day JER/SOU/JER for six months would produce an extra 14,560 seats compared to a F27 200 series. Left Air UK in 1998 to BAC Express and broken up in Edinburgh. Photo Norman Cox.

G CSJH BAe 146 200. Southampton July 1989.

G CSJH BAe 146 200. Southampton July 1989.
Pictured in the second colour scheme, In service from 1988 until 1992, then flew with Malmo Aviation, Atlantic Airways Faroes and finally with Aerovias DAP in Santiago. Photo Norman Cox.

G UKTI Fokker 50. London Heathrow August 1995

G UKTI Fokker 50. London Heathrow August 1995.
Pictured inbound from Guernsey wearing the final colour scheme, in service from 1995, then to KLM uk January 1998. Photo Toni Marimom.

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With many thanks to Barry Friend, who was an Air UK Southampton Airport Superintendent who has again very kindly sent to us the following pictures for inclusion on our website.

PH MOL F28 1000 Fellowship Glasgow May 1985

PH MOL F28 1000 Fellowship Glasgow May 1985.

The first production F28 which did carry the full Air Anglia colour scheme. And during its lifetime flew for at least 15 other companies, it ended its days with Air Mali at Bamako Senou Mali. Photo Derek Ferguson.

2.	G AXMU BAC One Eleven 432FD Aberdeen June 1985

G AXMU BAC One Eleven 432FD Aberdeen June 1985.

In this interim jet colour scheme MU was one of the original BIA ex Gulf Air 1-11s. Later to BIA Mk 2 and then finally broken up in Nigeria. Photo Jonathan Walton.

3.	G BGYS Embraer 110P2 Bandeirante Exeter August 1981

G BGYS Embraer 110P2 Bandeirante Exeter August 1981.

Undergoing maintenance wearing the hybrid Air Anglia and Air UK blue tail. After Air UK use it was sold in America. Photo Chris England.

4.	G BJLK & G BKSU Shorts SD3-30-100 Stansted January 1985

G BJLK & G BKSU Shorts SD3-30-100 Stansted January 1985.

A pair of original blue tail colour schemes or is it a quad. G BJLK was leased from Fairflight Ltd. Both aircraft left Air UK in 1986. G BKSU was broken up at Southend in August 2001. Photo Keith Sowter.

5.	G BLGW Fokker F27 200 Southend 1980

G BLGW Fokker F27 200 Southend 1980.

Hybrid Air Anglia/Air UK colours. Withdrawn from use and broken up at Norwich 1994. Photo Richard Vandervord.

 

6.	G-5-125 G UKSC BAe 146-300 Hatfield May 1989

G-5-125 G UKSC BAe 146-300 Hatfield May 1989.

SC prior to delivery wearing the second colour scheme and a class B registration, these were issued to manufacturing companies for use in test flying, ie G-8 Handley Page, G-16 Vickers and this one G-5 De Havilland. SC flew with BUZZ later in their full colours. Photo Derek Ferguson.

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Thanks to Robert Young for sending us these picture postcards…

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Air Anglia F27

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Air Anglia F28

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Air Anglia Piper Chieftain

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AirUK BAC1-11

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AirUK Bae146-200

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AirUK Bandeirante

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AirUK F27 Friendship

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AirUK Handley Page Herald

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AirUK Shorts 360

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Thanks to Richard Parker (now enjoying New Zealand) for these few pictures:-

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Richard Parker flying an F27, taken sometime in 1981.

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BAC 1-11 G-AXMU at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam

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BAC 1-11 G-AXMU Departing Glasgow

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An Air UK Hostess and Concorde, taken at LHR (A long while ago)!

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Guernsey Runway 09 on Short Finals

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Air UK Reunion Guernsey 1997

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F27 – G-BAKL

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F27 G-BHMW at Leeds Bradford Airport

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Herald on Finals

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