Airbus A 320

Written by Tom Jenkins On September - 29 - 2011 under Airplanes Comments Off on Airbus A 320

Airbus best-selling single-aisle product line was launched with the A320, which continues to set industry standards for comfort and operating economy on short to medium routes. These type of aircraft is one of the most used and preferred airplanes by the small airline companies because it offers great performance low maintenance cost and since it doesn’t have a huge habitat makes these type of plane the number one choice for them.

The A320 has 150 seating places for passengers can be split in two, thus making a 1’s class and a 2’d class cabin; or it can offer up to 180 sears in a high-density layout for low-cost and charter flights.

The Airbus A320 is in widespread service around the globe on services that vary from short commuter sectors to trans-continental flights across the world.

The embedded technology of the A320’s airplane includes the extensive use of weight-saving composites, which optimized weight and rigidity by 20 per cent making this type of plane more efficient than previous designs.

Dimensions:
Overall length 37.57 m
Cabin length 27.51 m
Fuselage width 3.95 m
Max cabin width 3.70 m
Wing span (geometric) 34.10 m
Height 11 m
Track 7.59 m
Wheelbase 12.64 m

Capacity:
Pax
Typical seating 150 (2-class)
Max 180
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor 7 LD3-46W
Max pallet number underfloor 7
Bulk hold volume 37.41 m³
Total volume 25.8/31.7 m³ (LD3 / LD3+ bulk)

Performance:

Range 6 150 km with sharklets
Mmo M0.82
Max ramp weight 73.9 (78.4) tonnes
Max take-off weight 73.5 (78.0) tonnes
Max landing weight 64.5 (66.0) tonnes
Max zero fuel weight 61.0 (62.5) tonnes
Max fuel capacity up to 24 210 (30 190) litres

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