Re: BAe-146

Date:         09 Apr 97 03:09:26 
From:         ei7gm@iol.ie (Paul Kearney)
Organization: Ireland On-Line
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rickydik@ix.netcom.com (RD Rick) wrote:
: Aha!  Maybe that explains why the #4 Lyc engine on a PSA BAe-146
: exploded at 27,000 feet over Fresno.  :)

The engines on a 146 arent as sturdy as those on a larger aircraft.
Some airlines who use 146 aircraft will push the engines to their
limits in order to 'chase' the larger jets so that flight-times appear
to be similar for the public who will chose the fatser airline between
point-a >> point-b.