Following the sale of BMI to IAG, the airline's fleet began to be transferred to BA. All aircraft were transferred and repainted in the BA livery, excluding two Airbus A330s which were returned to the lessors. At its peak prior to the commencement of licensing transfers, the fleet consisted of the following aircraft registered with the Civil Aviation Authority, with an average fleet age of 7.7 years:
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... spent the remainder of 1958 in pilot qualification training for Air Group 14 and fleet exercises along the California coast ... Caldwell, Commander, Carrier Division Two, to join the Seventh Fleet ... WestPac deployment, Ranger launched more than 7,000 sorties in support of 7th Fleet operations ...
... Gunnery exercises doubled the fleet's accuracy ... However, the mission also underlined the fleet's dependence on foreign colliers and the need for coaling stations and auxiliary ships for coaling and resupply ...
... for submarines that could operate in closer collaboration with the surface fleet than the Navy's existing classes, which had been designed primarily for coastal defense ... These notional "fleet" submarines would necessarily be larger and better armed, but primarily, they would need a surface speed of some 21 kn (24 mph 39 km/h) to be able to maneuver with the battleships ... Spear, proposed two preliminary fleet-boat designs for consideration in the Navy's 1914 program ...
... carrier returned home in April and rejoined the Pacific Reserve Fleet briefly ... reactivated later that summer and, in August, transited the Panama Canal to join the Atlantic Fleet ... the intervening years, she participated in numerous fleet and independent ship's exercises ...
Famous quotes containing the word fleet:
“Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
Which I gaze on so fondly today,
Were to change by tomorrow, and fleet in my arms,
Like fairy-gifts fading away.”
—Thomas Moore (17791852)
“They ... fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“On the middle of that quiet floor
sits a fleet of small black ships,
square-rigged, sails furled, motionless,
their spars like burned matchsticks.”
—Elizabeth Bishop (19111979)