BAC 1-11, Dornier 328 and a few Bandeirantes
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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