- 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.
|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)|