DHC BAC 1-11 Rolls Royce Tay Re Engine

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    Negotiations between BAe and The Dee Howard Co. primarily occurred with BAe Bristol Division.
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    Dee in London for one of many meetings with BAe and Rolls Royce.
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    Dee traveling by train to a meeting with either BAe (Bristol) or Rolls Royce (Derby).
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    Dee personally purchased a BAC1-11 to use as the test bed aircraft for the BAC 1-11 RR Tay 650 program.
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    DHC test bed BAC1-11 undergoing RR Tay 650 modification at The Dee Howard Co.
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    The BAC1-11 re-engine program included new RR Tay 650 engines, avionics upgrades, and new Dee Howard nacelles and thrust reversers.
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    Test bed BAC1-11 with new RR Tay 650 engines with thrust reversers in stowed position.
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    Test bed BAC1-11 with new RR Tay 650 engines with thrust reversers deployed.
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    Close up of test bed BAC1-11 with new RR Tay 650 engines with thrust reversers in stowed position.
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    Close up of test bed BAC1-11 with new RR Tay 650 engines with thrust reversers deployed.
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    Ground crew preparing for first flight of test bed BAC1-11 with new RR Tay 650 engines.
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    RR Tay powered BAC1-11 being towed for flight test.
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    RR Tay powered BAC1-11 being towed for flight test next to a The Dee Howard Co. hangar.
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    Wing tank of DHC Learjet chase plane in the foreground next to test bed RR Tay powered BAC1-11.
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    Pround crew preparing RR Tay powered BAC1-11 for flight test.
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    View of RR Tay powered BAC1-11 from DHC Learjet chase plane during test flight.
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    View of RR Tay powered BAC1-11 from DHC Learjet chase plane during test flight.
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    On first flight of the test bed RR Tay powered BAC1-11 the landing gear initially remained down.
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    RR Tay powered BAC1-11 during test flight.
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    RR Tay powered BAC1-11 preparing to land at San Antonio International Airport.
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    RR Tay 650 powered BAC1-11 flying over The Dee Howard Co.
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    RR Tay 650 powered BAC 1-11,aircraft from the US presidential fleet, and NASA B747 space shuttle carrier aircraft all at The Dee Howard Co.
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    Model of Dee Howard test bed RR Tay 650 powered BAC1-11.

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