Date: 09 Mar 97 12:39:37 From: email@example.com (Ann Downey/Fergus Kavanagh) Organization: Ireland On-Line References: 1 2 3 4 Followups: 1 2
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firstname.lastname@example.org (RD Rick) wrote: >In <airliners.1997.510@ohare.Chicago.COM> email@example.com (William >L. Thomas) writes: >> >>I used to see many of the STOL BA 146(?)flying throughout the US. The >>last few years they seem to have disappeared. Where did they go and >>what was the cause of their demise? >You can't make money with them. Engine maintenance is the killer. > First it was a tank engine; > Upgraded to a helicopter engine; > Upgraded to fanjet in BAe-146; > By Lycoming, Textron-Lycoming, Allied-Signal. They are quite popular here in Dublin, so someone must be able to make money out of them.