A Mix of the Air UK Fleet in Wintry Conditions

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 Pictured in the modified scheme which it carried until withdrawn in 1985.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 Withdrawn from use in 1994 and broken up at Norwich December 1995.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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