RAA 99 Photo Gallery

The photos on this page were taken by the AeroWorldNet team at the 1999 Regional Airline Association Annual Meeting. All photos are copyright 1999 AeroWorldNet. All rights reserved. If you are interested in using any image for any purpose, please contact us to secure rights.

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The Raytheon Beech 1900C 19-seat turboprop was on display at RAA '99 at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ.
GE's CF34 engine family has played an instrumental role in the evolution of regional jets. The newest member, the CF34-8C1, will be certified in May 1998 with the rollout of the CRJ-700.
Fairchild Aerospace debuted its new 328JET at RAA '99. The 30-passenger jet flew journalists and Fairchild executives to scenic Sedona, AZ during the conference.
Fairchild Aerospace chairman Carl Albert in Sedona as media members ready to board the 328JET.
SkyWest president and CEO Jerry Atkin takes "delivery" of the 350th Brasilia from Embraer executives at RAA '99. SkyWest has flown the EMB-120 turboprop for 12 years and now operates 89.
RAA chairman George Bagley briefs reporters on the issues affecting the regional industry this year. Bagley is president and CEO of Horizon Air.
The Raytheon Beech 1900D will soon be equipped with the UltraQuiet system to enhance passenger comfort. This 1900D was part of the static display at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ, on May 12.
Bombardier's Dash 8Q-400 stretched turboprop was on display. Bombardier at RAA '99 said it has 93 orders and options for the new generation 350-knot Q400.
Embraer's ERJ-135 jet was on hand for demo flights at RAA '99. The ERJ-135 will be certified this summer with first deliveries beginning mid-July.
Jonathan Ornstein received a teamwork award from Professional Pilot magazine. A leader in the regional industry, Ornstein is president and CEO of Mesa Airlines of Phoenix and chairman of Brussels-based Virgin Express.
Michael Magnusson, president of Saab Aircraft Leasing North America, says they are in the black and well positioned with a strong portfolio. The last Saab 340 will be delivered in May 1999 and the last Saab 2000 was delivered at the end of April.
A Pilatus C-12 in Community Air livery at the static display at Falcon Field. Community Air is a new independent California-based scheduled carrier. It plans to start service this summer with a fleet of Pilatus C-12s.
Walter Coleman, RAA president, opens the 1999 convention on May 11.
A view from under the wing of the Fairchild 328JET on the way to Sedona, AZ.

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