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Contracts Street Crane lands Airlines of Britain Group prestitious aerospace to increase its turbo-prop contract fleet by 20 aircraft The Airlines of Britain Group Under the terms of an order worth announced recently that it has ex­ almost £230,000, British Aerospace changed contracts to increase its (BAe) has purchased four bespoke British Aerospace turbo-prop fleet overhead electric travelling cranes by 20 aircraft. (OETCs) from Street's of Chapel- This expansion plan includes en-le-Frith. The Champion cranes, the acquisition of eight additional all featuring a 10-tonne safe 64 seat ATPs, six 29 seat Jetstream working load, are being used in 41s and six additional 19 seat the construction of BAe 146 and Jetstream 31s. The value of the Airbus fuselage in a new £9 aircraft is approaching $180 million Sir Michael Bishop, chairman of million hangar a t Filton, Bristol. (£110 million). the Airlines of Britain Group, The 30m-span double girder The ATP re-order will increase said: "This major fleet expansion cranes have been specified by BAe the Airlines of Britain ATP fleet to confirms our commitment to Bri­ to lift to a height of 16m in a much 16 aircraft — British Midland and tish Aerospace's turbo prop improved fuselage production alone basis, and the inclusion of family. Both the ATP and Jet­ Manx Airlines each currently environment which involves the the company's technologically stream 31 have proved to be operating three ATPs and Loganair utilisation of seven flow-line advanced NX hoise in each unit popular, reliable, money-making two. Five of the new ATPs have stations. ensures that a true vertical lift will been acquired for Loganair and airliners for us and the economics always be achieved. three for Manx Airlines. of the new Jetstream 41 promise The Champion package from to be outstanding. Street Crane Company has been Operational control is gained Of the six Jetstream 41s, three configured to enable BAe personnel through the use of remot infra-red will go to Manx Airlines and three "The two regional airlines of to Loganair. in the four fuselage building hand held consoles, and smooth the Group, Manx Airlines and stations to lift sub-assemblies into inching movements in all directions Of the six Jetstream 31s ordered, Loganair, have performed strongly of travel are facilitated by inclusion five are for Loganair, and one for position for integration into the both in 1990 and 1991 despite the main aircraft structure before, at a of Street's soft start, soft stop Manx Airlines. impact of recession and the Gulf later stage, craning each fuselage motors. War. Announcing the multiple orders onto an internal transit trolley. Street Crane Company Ltd, Street's renowned flexibility of Town End Works, Chapel-en- design has resulted in a package which permits cranes to work le-Frith, Stockport, Cheshire Mero docking system either in tandem or on a stand­ SK12 6PH. Tel: 0298 812456. overhaul docks, one for the B 737 The MERO Airport Technik series, and one for the MD 80 department Würzburg/Germany series aircraft. Additional tail docks has been awarded the order to for B 737 and MD 80 aircraft will build the docking systems for Emirates orders two be installed in a separate hall, for aircraft of the B 737 and MD 80 painting purposes only. series at Shannon Aerospace's more Airbus A310S facilities at Shannon, Ireland. The All aircraft will be jacked and partners of Shannon Aerospace positioned "tail-in". The dock Each of the newly ordered Ltd are GPA, Lufthansa and Emirates of Dubai has ordered parts are of fixed height. To Swissair. two more Airbus A310-300s, Airbus A310s will seat 181 pass­ achieve utmost flexibility for consolidating its Airbus wide- engers in three classes, and will be The MERO docking system different purposes they are movable body-twin fleet. The deal means powered by General Electric consists of two complete sets of on wheels. CF6-80C2s. that Emirates has now ordered a The construction works of the total of 13 Airbus aircraft—eight "Emirates has seen remarkable maintenance hangar at Shannon A310-300s and five A300-600Rs expansion since its formation six Airbus Industrie manager director will be ready in July '92. Test — six of which are already in years ago, and the new aircraft Jean Pierson, "despite the difficul­ docking and final handing over of service. will play an important role in its ties that the region has exper­ the MERO docking system is set plans for further growth in 1992", ienced". Emirates will receive the latest for September '92. says Emirates chairman Sheikh Airbus A310s in summer 1992, Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. and will fly them alongside its Airbus Industrie, 1 Rond Point Mero-Raumstruker GmbH & existing Airbus fleet on routes to "We are proud of the success Maurice Belionte,31707Blagnac Co Würzburg, Postfach 6169 Europe and South East Asia, as and growth that Emirates continues Cedex, France. Tel: +33 61 93 Steinachstr 5, D-8700 Würzburg well as within the region. to achieve with our aircraft", says 33 33. 1, Germany. Tel: 0931 41030. AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING — Decembe r 1991 29 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 63 (12): 1 – Dec 1, 1991

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Street Crane lands Airlines of Britain Group prestitious aerospace to increase its turbo-prop contract fleet by 20 aircraft The Airlines of Britain Group Under the terms of an order worth announced recently that it has ex­ almost £230,000, British Aerospace changed contracts to increase its (BAe) has purchased four bespoke British Aerospace turbo-prop fleet overhead electric travelling cranes by 20 aircraft. (OETCs) from Street's of Chapel- This expansion plan includes en-le-Frith. The Champion cranes, the acquisition of eight additional all featuring a 10-tonne safe 64 seat ATPs, six 29 seat Jetstream working load, are being used in 41s and six additional 19 seat the construction of BAe 146 and Jetstream 31s. The value of the Airbus fuselage in a new £9 aircraft is approaching $180 million Sir Michael Bishop, chairman of million hangar a t Filton, Bristol. (£110 million). the Airlines of Britain Group, The 30m-span double girder The ATP re-order will increase said: "This major fleet expansion cranes have been specified by BAe the Airlines of Britain ATP fleet to confirms our commitment to Bri­ to lift to a height of 16m in a much 16 aircraft — British Midland and tish Aerospace's turbo prop improved fuselage production alone basis, and the inclusion of family. Both the ATP and Jet­ Manx Airlines each currently environment which involves the the company's technologically stream 31 have proved to be operating three ATPs and Loganair utilisation of seven flow-line advanced NX hoise in each unit popular, reliable, money-making two. Five of the new ATPs have stations. ensures that a true vertical lift will been acquired for Loganair and airliners for us and the economics always be achieved. three for Manx Airlines. of the new Jetstream 41 promise The Champion package from to be outstanding. Street Crane Company has been Operational control is gained Of the six Jetstream 41s, three configured to enable BAe personnel through the use of remot infra-red will go to Manx Airlines and three "The two regional airlines of to Loganair. in the four fuselage building hand held consoles, and smooth the Group, Manx Airlines and stations to lift sub-assemblies into inching movements in all directions Of the six Jetstream 31s ordered, Loganair, have performed strongly of travel are facilitated by inclusion five are for Loganair, and one for position for integration into the both in 1990 and 1991 despite the main aircraft structure before, at a of Street's soft start, soft stop Manx Airlines. impact of recession and the Gulf later stage, craning each fuselage motors. War. Announcing the multiple orders onto an internal transit trolley. Street Crane Company Ltd, Street's renowned flexibility of Town End Works, Chapel-en- design has resulted in a package which permits cranes to work le-Frith, Stockport, Cheshire Mero docking system either in tandem or on a stand­ SK12 6PH. Tel: 0298 812456. overhaul docks, one for the B 737 The MERO Airport Technik series, and one for the MD 80 department Würzburg/Germany series aircraft. Additional tail docks has been awarded the order to for B 737 and MD 80 aircraft will build the docking systems for Emirates orders two be installed in a separate hall, for aircraft of the B 737 and MD 80 painting purposes only. series at Shannon Aerospace's more Airbus A310S facilities at Shannon, Ireland. The All aircraft will be jacked and partners of Shannon Aerospace positioned "tail-in". The dock Each of the newly ordered Ltd are GPA, Lufthansa and Emirates of Dubai has ordered parts are of fixed height. To Swissair. two more Airbus A310-300s, Airbus A310s will seat 181 pass­ achieve utmost flexibility for consolidating its Airbus wide- engers in three classes, and will be The MERO docking system different purposes they are movable body-twin fleet. The deal means powered by General Electric consists of two complete sets of on wheels. CF6-80C2s. that Emirates has now ordered a The construction works of the total of 13 Airbus aircraft—eight "Emirates has seen remarkable maintenance hangar at Shannon A310-300s and five A300-600Rs expansion since its formation six Airbus Industrie manager director will be ready in July '92. Test — six of which are already in years ago, and the new aircraft Jean Pierson, "despite the difficul­ docking and final handing over of service. will play an important role in its ties that the region has exper­ the MERO docking system is set plans for further growth in 1992", ienced". Emirates will receive the latest for September '92. says Emirates chairman Sheikh Airbus A310s in summer 1992, Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. and will fly them alongside its Airbus Industrie, 1 Rond Point Mero-Raumstruker GmbH & existing Airbus fleet on routes to "We are proud of the success Maurice Belionte,31707Blagnac Co Würzburg, Postfach 6169 Europe and South East Asia, as and growth that Emirates continues Cedex, France. Tel: +33 61 93 Steinachstr 5, D-8700 Würzburg well as within the region. to achieve with our aircraft", says 33 33. 1, Germany. Tel: 0931 41030. AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING — Decembe r 1991 29

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 1991

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