BAe, British Aerospace BAe 146-100 / AVRO RJ70

Regional Airliner

BAe AVRO RJ70, Transwede Airways, SE-DJP, c/n E1254 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The British Aerospace BAe 146-100 / AVRO RJ70 is a four-engined regional airliner with a capacity of maximum 94 passengers produced by the British manufacturer British Aerospace (today BAE Systems). It is part of the BAe 146 / AVRO RJ family of regional airliner.
The BAe 146 was developed by Hawker Siddeley as the HS.146. The AVRO RJ70 is a modernized variant which was introduced in 1992.
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelHoneywell LF507-1F
Engine Power (each)31,1 kN7000 lbf
alternative Engine Variant
Engine ModelLycoming / Honeywell ALF 502R-5
Engine Power (each)31,1 kN7000 lbf
Speed780 km/h421 kts
  484 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.73
Service Ceiling9.449 (10.668) m31.000 (35.000) ft
Range3.000 (3.074) km1.620 (1.660) NM
1.864 (1.910) mi.
Empty Weight23.288 (23.900) kg51.341 (52.690) lbs
max. Takeoff Weight38.102 (43.091) kg84.000 (95.000) lbs
max. Landing Weight35.153 (37.875) kg77.500 (83.500) lbs
Wing Span26,34 m86 ft 5 in
Wing Area77,3 m832 ft
Length26,16 m85 ft 10 in
Height8,61 m28 ft 3 in
First Flight03.09.1981 (23.06.1992)
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1983-2003
Total Production35 (12), Total 47
ICAO CodeB461 RJ70
IATA Code141 146 14F 14X AR7
Data for (Version)BAe 146-100A (RJ70)
VariantsBAe 146-100, AVRO RJ70, BAe 146-100QC, BAe 146-100QT, BAe 146 Statesman