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Scrapped Air Littoral CRJ100 - Info?  
User currently offlineIrobertson From Canada, joined Apr 2006, 601 posts, RR: 3
Posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2451 times:


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Anyone know why this aircraft was scrapped? There aren't many other photos in the database of it, and they're all shown in a rather elegant colour scheme. Says it was an ER model too, you'd think it might have had some market value...? Was there some sort of damage done to it warranting scrapping?

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User currently offlineBeechcraft From Germany, joined Nov 2003, 828 posts, RR: 41
Reply 1, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2387 times:

Maybe it was sold to a company that is selling aircraft parts and all usable items got ripped out. My company sold a few smal CRJs to a Company like that, with the Aircraft awaiting the same fate. Actually the Aircraft is worth more more in seperate parts, than in normal conditions.

Just a guess though,


Denis



That's it! You people have stood in my way long enough. I'm going to clown college!
User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 26005 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2358 times:

These 3 Austrian CRJ-100s have all been scrapped/parted out within the past year or so. There can be many reasons, Perhaps the leases expired and the owner determined there was more value in the parts than the aircraft themselves, and I don't think demand for used early-model CRJs is very strong (these were all built in 1995 and delivered to Lauda Air). They may also have needed major overhauls which may not be worth the expense if there isn't a strong resale market.


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User currently offlineCobra27 From Slovenia, joined May 2001, 1033 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2326 times:

those 3 air littoral were sitting at Brnik airport for quite some time. 1 was scrapped for fire practice

User currently offlineViasa From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 1898 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2294 times:

A total of 14 CRJs are scrapped at the moment:

4x Air Littoral
3x Austrian Arrow
5x Independence Air
1x Lufthansa CityLine
1x Southern Winds


Four more CRJs are in progress to be scrapped:

3x Air Littoral
1x Styrian Spirit


And eleven aircrafts are W/Os...


User currently offlineBigSky123 From Slovenia, joined Dec 2005, 149 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2230 times:

Quoting Cobra27 (Reply 3):
1 was scrapped for fire practice

Yup! And here she is... Well, what's left of her anyway...  Smile

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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2128 times:

Quoting Viasa (Reply 4):

WoW... So 29 CRJ's w/o.....?? The ERJ has only has 3 w/o.



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User currently offlineIrobertson From Canada, joined Apr 2006, 601 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2119 times:

Seems awfully high, doesn't it? Especially for aircraft that aren't much older than 10 years...

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