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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pictured inbound from Guernsey wearing the final colour scheme, in service from 1995, then to KLM uk January 1998. Photo Toni Marimom.