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RJ1H
Name AVRO RJ-100
Manufacturer BAE SYSTEMS
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC C
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

AI(R) Avroliner (RJ-100)
AI(R) RJ-100 Avroliner
AVRO Avroliner (RJ-100)
AVRO RJ-100 Avroliner
BAE SYSTEMS Avro RJ-100
BRITISH AEROSPACE RJ-100


BAE SYSTEMS AVRO RJ-100

BAE SYSTEMS AVRO RJ-100

Image source: IANS

Description

Short range regional airliner. In service since 1988. Member of AVRO/AI(R) RJ family updated and re-engined types of BAe-146-300. Stretched development of BAe-146-200 / RJ85. Avroliner 100 signifies for 100 passengers. Total of 71 aircraft were built.

General

Aircraft name AVRO RJ-100
ICAO code/WTC RJ1H / M
Manufacturer BAE SYSTEMS
Type Code/APC L4J / C

Technical Data

Wing span 26.34 m86.417 ft
Length 31 m101.706 ft
Heigth 8.61 m28.248 ft
Powerplant 4 x 31.15kN Textron Lycoming LF 507 turbofans.
Engine Model Lycoming LF507

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving RJ1H

  • A332 / RJ1H, vicinity Zurich Switzerland, 2004 (LOS HF) (On 31 October 2004, a Loss of Separation occurred between an A330-200, on a low go-around from Rwy 14 at Zurich Switzerland, and an Avro RJ100 which had been cleared for take-off on Rwy 10 and was on a convergent flight path.)
  • RJ1H, Zurich Switzerland, 2006 (GND FIRE HF) (On 26 January 2006, an Avro RJ100 being operated by Swiss European on a scheduled passenger service from Hanover to Zurich had reached the parking gate at destination in normal day visibility when a flash fire occurred following the connection of ground electrical power. The commander ordered an emergency evacuation but since the air bridge was already in position at the aircraft, the cabin crew decided to carry out a rapid disembarkation and all passengers and cabin crew were off the aircraft within two minutes. A flight deck fire extinguisher was used against the apparent origin of the fire, the vicinity of the First Officer’s rudder pedals.)
  • RJ1H, en-route, South West of Stockholm Sweden, 2007 (HF LOC AW) (On 22 March 2007, climbing out of Stockholm Sweden, the crew of a Malmö Aviation Avro RJ100 failed to notice that the aircraft was not pressurised until cabin crew advised them of automatic cabin oxygen mask deployment.)
  • RJ1H, vicinity Zurich Switzerland, 2001 (CFIT FIRE HF) (On 24 November 2001, a Crossair Avro RJ100 making a night non precision approach to Zurich violated approach minima and subsequently impacted terrain whilst making a delayed attempt to initiate a go around. The aircraft was destroyed by the impact and post crash fire and 24 of the 33 occupants were killed. The Investigation attributed the crash to the crew deliberately continuing descent below MDA without having acquired the prescribed visual reference. Both crew pairing and aspects of the crew as individuals were identified as the context.)
  • RJ1H, vicinity Zurich Switzerland, 2011 (LOC HF AW) (On 20 July 2011, the flight crew of a Swiss European Avro RJ-100 on a positioning flight from Nuremburg to Zurich responded inappropriately to an unexpected ‘bank angle’ alert in IMC. Near loss of control followed during which a PAN was eventually declared. The situation was resolved by a belated actioning of the QRH checklist applicable to the failure symptoms experienced. The subsequent investigation attributed the event to inappropriate crew response to a failure of a single IRU and poor manual flying skill whilst the situation was resolved.)
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