Tag archive for : Shorts SD-3-60-100

G BRAB BAe 146 – 300.  Palma May 1993

G BRAB BAe 146 – 300. Palma May 1993

This aircraft was chartered by AirUK from British Aerospace from 30 Apr to 26 Aug 1992. It operated in an all-white colour scheme with no titles. It operated amongst other flights STN/JER/STN in June 1992 and the UK837/842 Amsterdam to Teeside rotation on the 24 August 1992. Its next operator was BAF whose colours it is pictured in. Photo Toni Marimon.

EI CMS BAe 146 – 200. Geneva February 1998

EI CMS BAe 146 – 200. Geneva February 1998

Used by AirUK in 1998/1999. Photo Fabien Campillo.

LN BWG Convair 580. Basel May 1987

LN BWG Convair 580. Basel May 1987

Leased by AirUK to operate GLA/AMS rotations during February and March 1987. Photo Eduard Marmet.

G BNDK Short SD3-60-100. Guernsey early 1990s

G BNDK Short SD3-60-100. Guernsey early 1990s

Chartered by AirUK in 1990/1991 from Air Europe Express. Photo Howard Chaloner.

G OLAH Short SD3-60-100. Manchester September 1993

G OLAH Short SD3-60-100. Manchester September 1993

Leased by AirUK in 1995 from Gill Air. Photo Alastair T. Gardiner.

G AOHM Vickers Viscount 802. Glasgow early 1990s

G AOHM Vickers Viscount 802. Glasgow early 1990s

Used by AirUK on a GCI/STN rotation on the 29 August 1992. It is shown in the BAF script colours. Photo Alastair T. Gardiner.

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PH AHN Boeing 757 – 236. Amsterdam June 1991

PH AHN Boeing 757 – 236. Amsterdam June 1991

Used by Air UK leisure in May and June 1991, we are uncertain if it operated on AirUK scheduled services during that time. Photo Alastair T. Gardiner.

EI CPY BAe 146 – 100. Glasgow May 1999

EI CPY BAe 146 – 100. Glasgow May 1999

Used by AirUK between October 1998 and May 1999. Photo Alastair T. Gardiner.

G BFZL Vickers Viscount 836. London Heathrow 1989

G BFZL Vickers Viscount 836. London Heathrow 1989

Shown in the colours of its former operator Manx Airlines, with Baltic titles who were only a short lived airline. AirUK chartered this aircraft over the Christmas and new year period 1988/9 to provide extra capacity on the GCI LHR route. we have confirmation from one of our picture contributors Howard Chaloner who flew on the UK 380 GCI to LHR on 02 January 1989. Photo Dave Richardson.

LN BWN Convair 580. London Stansted April 1985

LN BWN Convair 580. London Stansted April 1985

AirUK chartered Partnair and used its Convair 580s to operate between GLA and AMS in 1987, LN BWG was also used. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BKZR Short SD3-60-100. Southampton July 1992

G BKZR Short SD3-60-100. Southampton July 1992

This aircraft in City Flyer colours was chartered by AirUK, but the dates are uncertain, this picture in 1992 was possibly one of those occasions as City Flyer were normally only seen at Southampton operating for other companies. Photo Richard Hunt.

G BTIA BAe 146 – 200QC. London Heathrow July 1992

G BTIA BAe 146 – 200QC. London Heathrow July 1992

This aircraft was chartered by AirUK and used in May and June 1991, and in November 1991 it was used on a STN/GCI/STN in the rotation. It is shown in BAF colours. Photo Richard Vandervord.

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G BAUR Fokker F27 – 200

G BAUR Fokker F27 – 200

Photo Jan F Homma Collection.

G DASI Shorts SD3 – 60 – 100. Norwich October 1988

G DASI Shorts SD3 – 60 – 100. Norwich October 1988

Photo Paul Thallon.

G BGYT Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante. Southend 1981

G BGYT Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante. Southend 1981

Although this aircraft flew for Air UK until sold in 1983, we have no record of it carrying AirUK colours or titles. Photo Richard Vandervord.

PH ARO Fokker F27 – 400. Unknown location 1976

PH ARO Fokker F27 – 400. Unknown location 1976

Photo M. Winter.

PH BBV Fokker F28 -4000. Unknown location 1979

PH BBV Fokker F28 -4000. Unknown location 1979

Photo M. Winter

PH FPR Fokker F27 – 600. Norwich April 1971

PH FPR Fokker F27 – 600. Norwich April 1971

Photo Jan F Homma 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 BLRT Shorts SD3-60-100. Unknown location and date

G BLRT Shorts SD3-60-100. Unknown location and date

Shown in this picture wearing small Air UK sticker over the Maresk colours, little is known about the lease of this aircraft. Photo Richard Hunt Collection.

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G BLTO Shorts SD3-60-100. Amsterdam April 1985

G BLTO Shorts SD3-60-100. Amsterdam April 1985

A leased aircraft from Shorts from March 1985 to February 1986, shown in the first modified Air UK colour scheme. Later served with Fairflight, Guernsey Airlines, City Flyer Express and BAC Aircraft Ltd, until sold in America 1995. Photo Felix Goetting.

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100. Southampton May 1987

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100. Southampton May 1987

A leased aircraft from Shorts September 1985 to February 1995, shown in the first modified Air UK colour scheme. To Gill Aviation February 1995 to March 2001, and then to BAC Express, permanently withdrawn from use 2002. Photo Richard Hunt.

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100. Amsterdam November 1988

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100. Amsterdam November 1988

Shown in the second Air UK colour scheme. Photo Peter de Groot.

G BIOF Shorts SD3-30-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle June 1984

G BIOF Shorts SD3-30-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle June 1984

A leased aircraft from Air Ecosse in this hybrid colour scheme. Re-registered G LEDN January 1989 for Janes Aviation Ltd, flew for Streamline Aviation SW, and re-registered March 2000 as G SSWN, permanently withdrawn from use October 2000. Photo Christian Volpati.

G BKSU Shorts SD3-30-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle October 1983

G BKSU Shorts SD3-30-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle October 1983

A leased aircraft from Shorts July 1983 to April 1986. Shown in the original blue tail Air UK colour scheme. Later to fly for Air Ecosse and Fairflight. Re-registered G BNYA March 1987, and then flew with Celtic Airways during early 1992. With Streamline Sep – Oct 1992, and then sold to Israel as 4X CSQ. Restored and re-registered G SSWT June 1998 and permanently withdrawn from use October 2002. Photo Christian Volpati.

G BJFK Shorts SD3-30-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle July 1984

G BJFK Shorts SD3-30-100. Paris Charles de Gaulle July 1984

Prior to Air UK leasing this aircraft from Shorts in the period June 1984 to February 1985, it flew with Alidair and British Midland Airways. It is shown in the original Air UK blue tail colour scheme. After the Air UK lease it flew with Jersey European Airways, National Airways, Air Europe Express until sold as 4X CSP to Israel. Photo Michel Gilliand.

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G ASKK Handley Page HPR7 Herald 211. Southampton 1981

G ASKK Handley Page HPR7 Herald 211. Southampton 1981.

Served with BUA from 1967, infamous in that it was the heaviest of the Herald fleet and not much liked by the cargo department ! Pictured in the modified scheme which it carried until withdrawn in 1985. In good care with the City of Norwich Aviation Museum. Photo Barry Friend.

G BHMX Fokker F27-200. Glasgow January 1985

G BHMX Fokker F27-200. Glasgow January 1985.

Flew initially with All Nippon Airways, TAT and Air Rouergue on lease until sold to Air UK in July 1980. Withdrawn from use in 1994 and broken up at Norwich December 1995. Photo John Allan.

G BHMY Fokker F27-200. Southampton March 1987

G BHMY Fokker F27-200. Southampton March 1987.

In service from 1980 it is shown here wearing the modified scheme. In 2000 it was moved to the City of Norwich Aviation Museum, re-sprayed in 2014 and displays the final colour scheme. Inside the cabin it looks like it is ready for its next scheduled service. Photo Richard Hunt.

G BLPY Shorts SD3-60-100. Southampton March 1987

G BLPY Shorts SD3-60-100. Southampton March 1987.

Air UK service December 1984 to June 1988. Later with City Flyer Express sold in America 1994. Photo Richard Hunt.

G UKID BAe 146-300. Samedan (St Moritz) March 1990

G UKID BAe 146-300. Samedan (St Moritz) March 1990

Departing the highest airport in Europe. Air UK from March 1990, later to fly in KLM uk and Buzz colours. Photo Markus Herzig.

G UKID Bae 146-300 Glasgow December 1995

G UKID Bae 146-300 Glasgow December 1995.

Air UK from March 1990, later to fly in KLM uk and Buzz colours. Photo James Gardner.

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Featuring a selection of Short 330 & 360 with different colour schemes.

G BKDN Shorts SD3-30-100 London Stansted May 1983

G BKDN Shorts SD3-30-100 London Stansted May 1983.

Shown here with white tails, but later pictures show blue tails possibly due to exhaust emissions. This picture shows the name Enterprise Covered, possibly the naming ceremony for the first 330, even the space shuttle Enterprise was on a visit during a big aviation show at Stansted. Photo Eduard Marmet.

G BLPV Shorts SD3-60-100 Southampton July 1985

G BLPV Shorts SD3-60-100 Southampton July 1985.

Modified blue and white colour scheme, in service 1984-1988. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100 Southampton May 1987

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100 Southampton May 1987.

Modified blue and white colour scheme, in service 1985-1995. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100 London Heathrow August 1990

G BLZT Shorts SD3-60-100 London Heathrow August 1990.

Second colour scheme, in service 1985-1995. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G DASI Shorts SD3-60-100 London Stansted April 1985

G DASI Shorts SD3-60-100 London Stansted April 1985.

Modified blue and white colour scheme, in service 1986-1995. Photo Richard Vandervord.

G DASI Shorts SD3-60-100 London Heathrow August 1989

G DASI Shorts SD3-60-100 London Heathrow August 1989.

Second colour scheme, in service 1986-1995. Photo Richard Vandervord.

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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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