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BA11
Name BAC One-Eleven
Manufacturer BRITISH AEROSPACE
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC C
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

BAC One-Eleven
BAC 111 One-Eleven
BRITISH AEROSPACE One-Eleven
BRITISH AEROSPACE BAC-111 One-Eleven
BUCURESTI One-Eleven
BUCURESTI Rombac 1-11 One-Eleven


BRITISH AEROSPACE BAC One-Eleven

BRITISH AEROSPACE BAC One-Eleven

Image source: IANS

Description

The BAC 1-11 is "classic" British built jet airliner. Since 1964, total of 235 aircraft were built in the UK with a further 9 completed in Romania. Production stopped in 1984. There are 25 aircraft remaining in service (August 2006).

General

Aircraft name BAC One-Eleven
ICAO code/WTC BA11 / M
Manufacturer BRITISH AEROSPACE
Type code/APC L2J / C

Technical Data

Wing span 28.5 m93.504 ft
Length 32.61 m106.988 ft
Height 7.74 m25.394 ft
Powerplant 2 x 55.8kN R-R Spey 512-14 DW
Engine model Rolls-Royce Spey


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BA11

  • BA11, en-route, Didcot Oxfordshire UK, 1990 (AW HF) (On 10 June 1990, a BAC 1-11 operated by British Airways, during climb, experienced sudden explosive depressurisation which resulted in loss of the left hand windscreen. The commander was sucked in the windscreen aperture and was successfully secured by the cabin crew, while the first officer executed a safe landing.)
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