Helvetic Airways proudly presented its new Airbus A319 to press members and offered them a special flight. It was a very rainy day at Bern Airport! The two CFM56 turbofan engines caused a spectacular reverse thrust spray from the wet runway. The arriving plane received a water cannon salute from the fire brigade.
Dassault Falcon 7X makes a visual approach and landing on runway 32 at the Bern Airport in Switzerland. This aircraft carries the registration marks HB-JFN and is operated by Jet-Link. The Falcon 7X is the first business jet with digital fly-by-wire controls. Three Pratt & Whitney Canada PW307A engines power this awesome trijet.
On April 28th, 2013 the Swiss Avro RJ100 "Jumbolino" (HB-IYT) took off at Airport Bern-Belp in Switzerland for a ferry flight to Zurich. Before that Swiss Air European Lines operated a charter flight from Barcelona to Bern-Belp on behalf of Edelweiss Air. The aircraft has two nicknames: "Jumbolino" due to its four jet engines like a B747 Jumbo Jet and "Whisperjet" because of its low level of operational noise.
Pilatus PC-12, registration M-UTIN, takes off at Bern Airport in Switzerland. I like this livery! The Swiss made Pilatus PC-12 aircraft is a single-engine turboprop aircraft. The manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft Ltd offers the PC-12 in different versions for transporting passengers and/or cargo. The airplane is powered by a single Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67B turboprop engine.
Bombardier Global 5000 14+02 of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) landed on May 1st, 2013 at the Airport Bern-Belp in Switzerland. German Air Force operates four Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 for VIP transport. The aircraft is powered by two Rolls-Royce BR710 turbofan engines.
Helvetic Airways Airbus A319-112 takes off at Bern Airport in Switzerland for the flight 2L5300 to Heraklion in Crete. The two powerful CFM56 turbofan engines caused a spectacular spray effect from the wet runway. The Airbus A319 is a smaller member of the thriving Airbus A320 family and accommodates 138 passengers.
Helvetic Airways Airbus A319-112, HB-JVK, landed today on 15h May 2013 for the first time at the Airport Bern-Belp in Switzerland.
Skywork Airlines Dornier 328-110 HB-AEY took off at the Airport Bern-Belp for the flight SX 212 Bern - Cologne/Bonn (recording date March 16th, 2013). The Dornier 328 is a twin turboprop regional airliner and accommodates 31 passengers and is provided with two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW119C turboprop engines, each driving a six-bladed propeller. Enjoy the view of the world-famous Swiss Alps: Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau!
On 28th April 2013, Swiss Avro 146-RJ100 "Jumbolino", HB-IYT, landed at Airport Bern-Belp in Switzerland. This charter flight WK 2281 from Barcelona to Bern-Belp was operated by Swiss European Air Lines on behalf of Edelweiss Air. The BAe 146/Avro RJ is powered by four Lycoming LF507 turbofan engines which have a low level of operational noise. And that is the reason why this regional jet aircraft is also called Whisperjet.
Gulfstream Aerospace G450, HB-JKJ, took off on 25th April 2013 at the Airport Bern-Belp in Switzerland. This long-range business jet aircraft is operated by Nomad Aviation. Powered by two Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8C turbofan jet engines, the G450 has a maximum range of 8,056 km at a cruising speed of 850 km/h (maximum speed 935 km/h). Look at this powerful pretty short take-off distance! Enjoy the awesome jet engine sound and the stunning view of the world-famous Swiss Alps: Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau!