jetset7e7
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British Airways Registrations

Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:39 pm

I am just after what BA's registrations mean.
I have searched for this topic in past threads, but there always seems to be gaps in them, like specific aircraft missing...

I have put together a list of the one's I have, and the one's I have no answer for, so any help in knowing these aircraft types, please let me know.

Aircraft I have answers to:

A320 G-BUS* (For Airbus)
A32X G-EU** (For European Union)

777 G-ZZZ* (Looks like 7)
777 G-VII* (Roman for 7 is VII)
777 G-YMM* (Roman for 2000 is MM, Year 2000, when they were delivered)
777 G-RAES (In honour of the Royal Aeronautical Society)

747 G-CIV* (CIV Roman for 400)
747 G-BNL* (British new large aircraft)

ERJ G-EMB* (For Embraer)
ERJ G-ERJ* (For Embraer Regional Jet)

DH3 G-BRY* (Reminder of Brymon Aviation)
DH3 G-NVS* (Noise Vibration System, as fitted by Bombardier)

Concorde G-BOA* (British Overseas Airways)

One's I am missing or not sure of:

747 G-BYG* (Biggest in BA fleet??)

767 G-BNW* ???
767 G-BZH* ???

757 G-BPE* ???
757 G-CPE* ???

737 G-LGT* ??? -300 series
737 G-DOC* ??? -400 series
737 G-GBT* ??? -400 series
737 G-GFF* ??? -500 series

146 G-GNTZ ???
146 G-MABR ???
146 G-MANS (For Manchester??)
146 G-OINV (For Inverness??)

RJ1 G-BXA* ???
RJ1 G-BZA* ???
RJ1 G-CFA* ???
J41 G-MAJ* ??? – Aircraft on sublease to Eastern Airways

Thanks in advance for any help, if any of my answered one's are incorrect please, feel free to correct them.

Regards

Mark
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RE: British Airways Registrations

Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:00 pm

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Thread starter):
146 G-MANS (For Manchester??)

Probably as in Isle of Man. These reg's were also on several BAe ATPs, when there was a franchise called Manx Airlines Europe (later became British Regional Airlines, which later merged with Brymon to form BA CitiExpress).

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Thread starter):
J41 G-MAJ* ??? – Aircraft on sublease to Eastern Airways

These are all ex-Manx Airlines Europe, too. Probably similar reasons to the above.

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Thread starter):
RJ1 G-CFA* ???

These aircraft were with the franchise CityFlyer Express, whose ICAO code was CFA (IATA code FD).

Hope this helps. You in Manchester for the Etihad startup?
 
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RE: British Airways Registrations

Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:03 pm

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Thread starter):
146 G-MABR ???

Oh, and I'm guessing this is to do with Manx / British Regional....
 
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RE: British Airways Registrations

Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:11 pm

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Reply 1):
Hope this helps. You in Manchester for the Etihad startup?

Yes, we were all shocked when it was announced we would be doing Etihad. I don't know if I'll be on the crew though, as it needs special training, and different shifts.

Mark
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RE: British Airways Registrations

Tue Mar 14, 2006 2:23 am

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Thread starter):
737 G-GBT* ??? -400 series

G-GBTA was registered in honour of the Great Britain Tourist Authority, now called visit Britain.

the G-BTP* series was used for BA's BAe ATPs, I presume standing for British Turbo Prop?

The G-BUS* A320s were to registered G-BRS* when originially ordered by British Caledonian, BR being BCal's two letter code.

G-MAN* was used by Manx Airways on its ATPs and BAe 146s, just as Loganair used G-LOG* on its BAe ATPs. This was when both carriers were part of Sir Michael Bishop's Airlines of Britain Group.

G-LGN* is used by Loganair on its SAAB 340s as LGN is their three letter identifier.

G-MED* is used by BMED on their A320/A321 aircraft, the MED being from British Mediterranean as the carrier was knwon.

Two of the former BCal DC-10s also had individual registrations: G-DCIO is pretty obvious, whilst G-MULL was registered after the Scottish Isle of Mull.
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RE: British Airways Registrations

Tue Mar 14, 2006 2:48 am

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Thread starter):
CIV Roman for 400

CIV is 104.  Smile
 
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RE: British Airways Registrations

Tue Mar 14, 2006 3:12 am

So is there any story behind the 767 registrations G-BNW* and G-BZH*?

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