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A320 family

Airbus A318

Airbus A318-111 F-GUGH Air France

The Airbus A318 is the smallest member of the Airbus A320 family of short- to medium-range, narrow-body, commercial passenger twin-engine jet.

  • Role: Medium range airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Hamburg-Finkenwerder, Germany
  • First flight: 15 January 2002, F-WWIA
  • Introduction: 2003 with Frontier Airlines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2002–present
  • Number built: 80 May 2015

Variants A320 family

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 117 (1-class, typical)
  • Overall length: 31.44 m (103 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 34.10 m (111 ft 11 in) (35.8 m (117 ft 5 in) with sharklets)
  • Overall height: 12.51 m (41 ft 1 in)
  • Fuselage width: 3.95 m (13 ft 0 in)
  • Fuselage Height: 4.14 m (13 ft 7 in)
  • Operating empty weight: 39,500 kg (87,100 lb)
  • Maximum landing weight: 62.5 t (138,000 lb)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 54,500 kg (120,200 lb)
  • Engine (× 2): Pratt & Whitney PW6000 series or CFM International CFM56-5 series
  • Thrust: 96–106 kN (22,000–24,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,000 m (39,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.78 (828 km/h/511 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h/537 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Range fully loaded: 3,100 nmi (5,700 km; 3,600 mi)