An amazing insight into the British Aerospace 146 ‘Whisper Jet’. Join the crew on the flight deck for a round trip from London Luton to Rome Ciampino.
Learn about the systems and procedures required to fly the aircraft, then take in a spectacular view of the French Alps on your approach into Ciampino airport.
You join Captain Nicholas Stein and First Officer Kevin Long at London Luton for a round trip to Rome Ciampino airport in Italy. We depart from Luton runway 26, on a Compton SID for our journey with Nick as Pilot Flying.
Once in the cruise Nick takes time to give you a detailed tour of the flightdeck and gives you many details about the systems and operational requirements of the 146, including the MWS (Master Warning System) with a demonstration of how the system works. Nick also takes you through the flight control systems and engines. En-route we are treated to a spectacular view of the French Alps before then making an approach to Rome Ciampino using runway 15.
On the return leg Kevin is Pilot Flying as we take-off on runway 15. Once in the cruise again Nick takes you through more systems including the TMS (Thrust Management System) and Kevin takes you around his instrumentation. Nick also gives you a fascinating insight into becoming an airline pilot.
We then start our descent back to Luton for an approach to runway 26. Throughout the flight you’ll hear Air Traffic Control for our flights and follow the checklists and procedures as you discover the 146 in a unique television experience.