BAE 146


The BAE-146 aircraft was manufactured in the United Kingdom by British Aerospace (which later became part of BAE Systems). It is a high-wing aircraft with very short runway requirements, which makes it particularly suited for landing and take-off in Antarctica.

The flight to Antarctica takes approximately 2 hours, depending on weather conditions.

MODEL: BAE 146-200
ENGINES: 4 turbofans Honeywell ALF 502R-5
CAPACITY: 71 passengers (16 in Preferred Seats)
WINGSPAN: 86 ft 5 in (26,34 m)
CRUISE SPEED: 465 mph (750 km/h)
SERVICE CEILING: 31,200 ft (9,500 m)

 

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