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Comments About The Avro RJ100/BAe 146?  
User currently offlineIBERIA747 From Spain, joined Aug 2003, 1835 posts, RR: 56
Posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4075 times:

It seems that I´ll be flying soon on a British Airways Avro RJ100.
How does it perform? is it quiet? spacious?

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User currently offlineVS346 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 339 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 4008 times:

The Avro's flaps are quite noisy, take a look here:


Also heard that the thing is built like a tank.



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User currently offlineGSPSPOT From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 3383 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3958 times:

I've experienced quite a bit of noise on rollout after landing. Probably brakes, since the aircraft doesn't use reverse thrust. It does have a spoiler, but it seems that they use the brakes pretty heavily....

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User currently offlineCessna172RG From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 750 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3949 times:

I have flown on Northwest Airlines' RJ-85 before, which is a hair smaller than the RJ-100 I believe. Really, not a bad plane. Seating seemed to be the average in the industry, and she felt like any other plane. The neat thing for me was sitting under the wing. Lots of flap action and at night, you can enjoy a cool blue flame coming out of the exhaust.


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User currently offlineBFS From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 744 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3846 times:

Nice enough plane, however it is a shame that with British Airways, they have squeezed in a six abreast configuration whereas most other carries have a five abreast. So it is more cramped than it would be but for short flights its fine.

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