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British Aerospace 146 C3

Aircraft Data

The Bae 146 marketed under the name Whisperjet is a medium-sized four engined commercial aircraft manufactured by BAE Systems formerly British Aerospace (Bae). An improved version known as the Avro RJ family was introduced in 1992.

An all freight-carrying version was also built which has the designation "QT" (Quiet Trader). A further-improved version, the Avro RJX with new engines was announced in 1997, but only two prototypes and one production aircraft were ever built.

Summary data for British Aerospace 146 -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United Kingdom1981394364285 - 100


4 x Honeywell ALF502 (6970 lbf) turbofan engines.


Dimensions for British Aerospace 146 -
Length (146-200)
Wing Span86 ft. 5 in. (146-200)
Height28 ft. 5 in. (146-200)
Empty Weight73,415 lbs. (146-200)
Max Weight93,035 lbs. (146-200)


Performance of British Aerospace 146 -
Max Speed555 kts
Cruise Speed404 kts
Ceiling31,200 ft.
Normal Range1,290nm (with 25,000 lb payload)
Max Range1,400nm

Updated 25th January 2009

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British Aerospace 146 C3

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