August 2012 archive

Avro 85 leaves Lufthansa Cityline’s fleet

Lufthansa Cityline Logo

On Monday August 27th, 2012 the final revenue flight by an Avro 85 operated by Lufthansa Cityline occurred. This was flight LH1985 from Cologne to Munich. The aircraft type has been replaced with Embraer 190/195 aircraft in Cityline’s fleet. CityLine operated 18 93-seat Avros in a two class configuration on  intercity and interregional routes within …

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FAA directive orders replacement of some CRJ200 tires

The FAA released an airworthiness directive that orders Bombardier CRJ200 operators to remove certain Goodyear main landing gear tires from service because of a wear problem that could lead to tire failures. The order pertains to Goodyear tires that were constructed in Brazil and reflects an ongoing problem with tread separation issues on these tires …

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Historical CRJ Operators – Saeaga Airlines

Saeaga Airlines Route Map

This is the first in an ongoing series of articles on Winglets that will summarize past airlines and other operators of CRJ aircraft that are no longer in existence. Saeaga Airlines IATA Code: SG ICAO Code: SGG Callsign: SAEAGA Founded: 1995 Ceased operations: April 1998 Hubs: Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) Fleet size: 3 Number of CRJs Operated: 1 Saeaga Airlines was a …

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The History of Canadair Regional Jet MSN 7001


This is an ongoing series of articles on Winglets which track the histories of Canadair Regional Jets. MSN 7001 C-FCRJ (No Other Registration Used) First Canadair Regional Jet Built Used for Flight Testing Only First Flight May 10, 1991 Lost in Test Flight Accident July 26, 1993 near Wichita Kansas Aircraft History C-FCRJ was the first Canadair Regional …

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