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BAE Systems abandons its RJ100 cargo conversion programme

Emilie Drab
20/09/2017 | 273 words
BAE Systems abandons its RJ100 cargo conversion programme
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft
BAE Systems has suspended its plans to converts Avro RJ100s into cargo aircraft, at least for the time being. The British aircraft manufacturer explains that there are several reasons behind its decision, notably not enough commitment from the market to make the programme financially viable, along with the decision by ASL Airlines to put the eight BAe146-300 QTs (Quiet Tanker) of its Spanish subsidiary (ex-PAN air) up for sale.

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