Airbus A320

Airbus A320

3. 6. 2022 0 By toner

Airbus A320

The Airbus A320 is a popular airliner that Airbus introduced in 1984. Air France was the first to use it on regular flights in 1988. It is a twin-engine narrow-body jet aircraft that is designed for short and medium-haul routes.

It is a direct competitor to the Boeing 737 aircraft and over time has even managed to surpass it in terms of the number of units sold.

technical parameters of Airbus A320

 

cockpit crew 2 pilots
speed MMO: Mach 0.82 (470 kn; 871 km/h), Cruise: Mach 0.78 (447 kn; 829 km/h)
length 37.57 m (123 ft 3 in)
wingspan 35.8 m (117 ft 5 in)
wing area 124 m2 (1,330 sq ft), 10.3 aspect ratio
wingsweep 25 degrees
Exit limit EASA /FAA 195 / 190
cargo volume 37.40 m3 (1,321 cu ft)
height 11.76 m (38 ft 7 in)
fuselage 4.14 m (13 ft 7 in) height, 3.95 m (13 ft 0 in) width, 3.70 m (12 ft 2 in) cabin width
 first class max. seating 186 at 29 in (74 cm) pitch
first class typical 164 at 32 in (81 cm) pitch
second class typical 150 (12F @ 36 in, 138Y @ 32 in)
max. payload 19.9 t (44,000 lb)
range 6,112 km (3,300 nmi)
landing (MLW, SL, ISA) 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
takeoff (MTOW, SL, ISA) 2,100 m (6,900 ft)
fuel capacity 24,210–27,200 L
6,400–7,190 US gal

 

Engines Airbus A320

A320-11126 February 1988 – CFM56-5A1 or 5A1/F

A320-2118 November 1988 – CFM56-5A1 or 5A1/F

A320-21220 November 1990 – CFM56-5A3

A320-21410 March 1995 – CFM56-5B4 or 5B4/P or 5B4/2P

A320-21522 June 2006 – CFM56-5B5

A320-21614 June 2006 – CFM56-5B6

A320-23120 April 1989 – IAE Model V2500-A1

A320-23228 September 1993 – IAE Model V2527-A5

A320-23312 June 1996 – IAE Model V2527E-A5

Iberia Airbus A320 EC-HAD