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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)

Airbus A330

Airbus A330-323 N815NW Delta Airlines

The Airbus A330 is a medium wide-body twin-engine jet airliner made by Airbus, a division of Airbus Group.

  • Role: Wide-body, jet airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Toulouse, France
  • First flight: 2 November 1992
  • Introduction: 17 January 1994 with Air Inter
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1992–present
  • Number built: 1,174 as of March 2015
  • Variants: Airbus A330 Freighter

Airbus A330-242 A6-EYE Etihad

Specifications A330-200

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity, typical: 375: (optional) 406
  • Length: 58.82 m (193 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 60.3 m (197 ft 10 in)
  • Tail height: 17.39 m (57 ft 1 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 m (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 m (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 136 m3 (4,800 cu ft)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 242,000 kg (534,000 lb)
  • Maximum Landing Weight: 182,000 kg (401,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 119,600 kg (263,700 lb)
  • Engines (×2): General Electric CF6-80E1, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, Rolls-Royce Trent 700

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,527 m (41,100 ft)
  • Maximum service ceiling: 13,000 m (42,651 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h or 470 kn or 541 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h or 493 kn or 567 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 13,400 km (7,200 nmi)

Airbus A330-343 HB-JHN Swiss International Airlines

Specifications A330-300

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity, typical: 375: (optional) 440
  • Length: 63.69 m (208 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 60.3 m (197 ft 10 in)
  • Tail height: 16.83 m (55 ft 3 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 m (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 m (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 162.8 m3 (5,750 cu ft)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 242,000 kg (534,000 lb)
  • Maximum Landing Weight: 187,000 kg (412,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 124,500 kg (274,500 lb)
  • Engines (×2): General Electric CF6-80E1, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, Rolls-Royce Trent 700

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,527 m (41,100 ft)
  • Maximum service ceiling: 13,000 m (42,651 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h or 470 kn or 541 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h or 493 kn or 567 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 11,300 km (6,100 nmi)
Airbus A330-343 TC-LOE Turkish Airlines

Airbus A330-343 TC-LOE Turkish Airlines

 

Airbus A330 Freighter

Airbus A330-223F 9M-MUD MASkargo

The Airbus A330-200F is an all-cargo derivative of the A330-200. To overcome the standard A330’s nose-down body angle on the ground, the A330F uses a revised nose undercarriage layout to provide a level deck during cargo loading.

 

  • Role: Wide-body, cargo airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Toulouse, France
  • First flight: 5 November 2009
  • Introduction: 2010
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2009–present
  • Number built: As of April 2015, Airbus had delivered 31 aircraft with 11 unfilled orders

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity, typical: 12 (courier area)
  • Length: 58.82 m (193 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 60.3 m (197 ft 10 in)
  • Tail height: 16.90 m (55 ft 5 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 m (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 m (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 475 m3 (16,800 cu ft) 70 t / up to 12 couriers
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 233,000 kg (514,000 lb)
  • Maximum Landing Weight: 187,000 kg (412,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 109,000 kg (240,000 lb)
  • Engines (×2): Pratt & Whitney PW4000, Rolls-Royce Trent 700

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,527 m (41,100 ft)
  • Maximum service ceiling: 13,000 m (42,651 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h or 470 kn or 541 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h or 493 kn or 567 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,400 km (4,000 nmi) (65t), 5,950 km (3,210 nmi) (70t)

 

Airbus A321

Airbus A321-231 P4-NAS Air Astana

The A321 is the largest member of the Airbus A320 Family. The basic A321-100 features a reduction in range compared to the A320, an extra fuel tank was not added to the initial design to compensate for the extra weight.

  • Role: Narrow-body jet airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Hamburg – Finkenwerder, Germany
  • First flight: March 11, 1993. F-WWIA
  • Introduction: January 27, 1994 to Lufthansa, D-AIRA
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1993–present
  • Number built: 1,036 February 2015

Variants A320 family

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: – 199 one class
  • Overall length: 44.51 m (146 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 34.10 m (111 ft 11 in) (35.8 m (117 ft 5 in) with sharklets)
  • Overall height: 11.76 m (38 ft 7 in)
  • Fuselage width: 3.95 m (13 ft 0 in)
  • Fuselage Height: 4.14 m (13 ft 7 in)
  • Operating empty weight: 48,500 kg (106,900 lb)
  • Maximum landing weight: 77.8 t (172,000 lb)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 93.5 t (206,000 lb)
  • Engine (× 2):
  • – CFM International CFM56-5A1 rated 111.2 kN.
  • – CFM International CFM56-5A3 rated 117.88 kN.
  • – CFM International CFM56-5B4 rated 117.9 kN.
  • – International Aero Engines V2500-A1 rated 111.2 kN.
  • – International Aero Engines V2527-A5 rated 117.9 kN.

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: 3,200 nmi (5,900 km; 3,700 mi) with sharklets