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 British Aerospace RJ85 (E2297)

 

 
Date: 06/02/1999

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this "Avro" RJ85 for DAT was delivered at Brussels on November 22 1996. Solely operated on behalf of Sabena, it only carried the markings of the flag carrier and is depicted in the first of two color schemes. It did wear additional "Flying together with Swissair" and "operated by DAT" titles.

Date: 10/2001

Location: ZRH/LSZH

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: second color scheme adopted in 2001.

Date: 13/10/2005

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: transferred to SN Brussels Airlines and captured in their second (and final) color scheme which was adopted on July 24 2005.

Date: 06/08/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on October 19 2006 it was decorated with a tiny sticker promoting the new name of "Brussels National", on that particular day rebranded as "Brussels Airport".

Date: 13/06/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: the airframe was transferred to Brussels Airlines on March 25 2007 but remained active for a couple of months in the old c/s with only the internet address changed and "SN" painted out.

Date: 15/11/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: it was since October 21 2007 operational with a revised tail c/s. 

Date: 10/09/2011

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: after a maintenance visit at East Midlands between June 6-13 2011 it was resprayed in the standard outfit. It made its final flight on November 24 2012, left on December 5 for Southend on return lessor and was cancelled to "G-CHRF" on Fenruary 4 2013..

 

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