Re: BA 146

Date:         18 Mar 97 03:14:51 
From:         Mike Gough <>
Organization: OzEmail Ltd - Australia
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Ann Downey/Fergus Kavanagh wrote:
> (RD Rick) wrote:
> >In <airliners.1997.510@ohare.Chicago.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.
> They are quite popular here in Dublin, so someone must be able to make
> money out of them.

Mike Gough, Australia:

With all their design problems they fill a market demand here as a low
cost (to purchase!) 60 to 90 seat regional jet.