Freighters World: Filling the gap, the RJ100 targets a niche market

A ‘grand old lady’ passenger jet is looking for a new lease of life as a niche market seven to fourteen tonne capacity freighter with a range of 2,500 nautical miles (NM).
UK-based plane manufacturer BAE Systems is testing the appetite for a freighter conversion of its out of production four engine Avro RJ100 jet that can carry up to 100 passengers. The plane is an…
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