From: email@example.com (alain arnaud) Organization: The World Public Access UNIX, Brookline, MA Date: 25 May 96 14:40:19 References: 1 2 Followups: 1
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Stefano Pagiola (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote: : email@example.com (Tim Long) wrote: : >I seem to remember around 1982 or so, PSA (later merged into USAir) : >started flying the BA146. Lots of bragging about being the quietest : >commercial jet aircraft flying at the time.I know they're still marketed : >as the Avro RJ 100 or some such, but why so few of them? They would only : >be 14 years old or so; you would expect them to still be flying/common. : >What caused them to not become popular? Reliability? Cost of maintaining 4 : >engines? As of a couple of years ago, United/Air Wisconsin was flying them on the Denver - Aspen route. It was not the only jet allowed at Aspen, as you would see on the apron private Lears and other business jets and maybe a 737.