The BAe 748 started life as an Avro
design. It was, in fact, the last aircraft built under the
name. This organization was taken over first, by Hawker Siddeley,
and ultimately by
British Aerospace. Some 400 or so 748s were built. LAN
Chile ordered nine of them
Hawker Siddeley) and flew them on mainly internal Chilean services.
above in the U.K. before delivery. This photograph is courtesy of
the Jennifer Gradidge
collection. In 1978 it went to Bouraq in Indonesia as PK-IHB.