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  Airbus A340 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first published studies for the A340 were as the TA11 in 1981, in the November issue of Air International (coinciding with the display of the A300 at that year's Farnborough Air Show).
Airbus' engineers designed the A340 in parallel with the twin-engined A330: both aircraft share the same wing and similar fuselage structure, and borrow heavily from the advanced avionics developed for the A320.
One of two initial versions of the A340, the A340-200, with 261 passengers in a three-class cabin layout has a range of 7,450 nautical miles (13,000 km).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airbus_A340   (2028 words)

 Widebody Aircraft Parade Pictures: Airbus A340
The Airbus A340 is a large widebody aircraft for long-range flights.
Airbus launched the A340 in June 1987 in parallel with the A330, as a single aircraft program: the A340 with four engines and the A330 with two.
The A340 is a competitor of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 and the Boeing 777.
widebodyaircraft.nl /a340.htm   (889 words)

 Aircraft-Info.net - Airbus A340-200 Information
The A340 and closely related A330 were launched in June 1987, with the A340's first flight occurring on October 25 1991 (an A340-300).
The A340 shares the same flightdeck including side stick controllers and EFIS, plus flybywire, basic airframe, systems, fuselage and wing with the A330 (the flightdeck is also common to the A320 series).
The twin-engine A330 and the four-engine A340 were developed as a medium-capacity widebody family of aircraft for regional, long range, and ultra- long range routes.
www.aircraft-info.net /aircraft/jet_aircraft/airbus/A340-200   (690 words)

 Digital Cameras - Fujifilm FinePix A340 Digital Camera Test Images
The A340 Zoom's lens is equivalent to a 38-114mm zoom on a 35mm camera.
The A340 Zoom's flash throttled down a bit too much for the macro area (probably fooled by the reflection from the brooch), and creates an uneven exposure.
The Fuji A340 Zoom produced clear, bright, usable images only down to the one foot-candle (11 lux) light level, a light level that corresponds to that of typical city street lighting at night.
www.imaging-resource.com /PRODS/A340/A34PICS.HTM   (2129 words)

 A340: US Carriers [Archive] - Airwise Discussion Forum
On a personal level, I tend to like the A340 since they are the closest thing to the old 707 jets I grew up seeing flying all over the US (A340 also have 4 engines on the wings....very rare to see 4 winged engines nowadays except on 747 and DC-8 cargo jets).
I flew A340 on AF and SQ and B777 on UA, SQ, CX and AA.
I flew AF first class on the A340 and I must say that the cabin is too small for my liking, indeed there are only six seats in a 2x2x2 configuration, and the galley is in the front, so I found it noisy.
forum.airwise.com /forum/archive/index.php/t-961.html   (692 words)

 Digital Cameras - Fujifilm FinePix A340 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications
The Fuji A340 carries on the value-leading tradition of Fuji digital cameras by offering a 4.0-megapixel CCD and 3x optical zoom lens at a low price, and including a longer maximum exposure time of two seconds and four preset scene modes.
The Fuji FinePix A340 is equipped with a 3x, Fujinon lens equivalent to a 38-114mm lens on a 35mm camera.
The A340 Zoom had no trouble with the subtle pastel tones on the Q60 target of the Davebox, and shadow detail was typically moderate.
www.imaging-resource.com /PRODS/A340/A34A.HTM   (4927 words)

 Aerospace Technology - Airbus Industrie A340-200 and A340-300 Wide-Bodied Four Engine Airliners, Europe
The Airbus A340 family of wide-bodied four engine airliners is optimised for long range to ultra long range performance and is in service with dozens of airlines worldwide for non-stop long-haul services.
The A340 has a four unit landing gear arrangement, with two sets of landing gear under the wings and two centreline landing gears, with the nose wheel unit and one on the centre line half way along the fuselage.
The fuselage of A340 is mainly constructed of high strength aluminium alloy with some structures of advanced composite materials.
www.aerospace-technology.com /projects/a340-200   (1114 words)

 Case roundup: AOpen H500W and A340, Chyang Fun CF-2029B, and FastWin FW-168A
AOpen's A340 series cases are microATX boxes for people who want a slimline PC built from something vaguely resembling standard components.
The A340 (here shown with its floppy drive door open) doesn't have to stand on the swing-out feet on one of its sides; you can also lay it down, like a normal desktop case.
The A340 comes with these bundled-together, semi-rounded cables, which are essential if you want to be able to get a full complement of components into this tiny case without sitting on it to get it closed.
www.dansdata.com /5dcases.htm   (2528 words)

 Aerospaceweb.org | Aircraft Museum - Airbus A340
Designed as a four-engined long-range complement to the A330, the A340 competes primarily with Boeing's 777 and 747.
The A340 shares many features with the A330, including the same fuselage, landing gear, tail assembly, flight deck, and basic wing.
The first two major versions of the A340 are the basic A340-300 and the extended-range A340-200.
www.aerospaceweb.org /aircraft/jetliner/a340   (486 words)

 A340 Maintenance Evolution
The first flight of the A340-300 in October 1991 was a seminal moment for Airbus, for that aircraft made it a contender in the long-haul market which, hitherto, had been pretty much Boeing's domain.
According to Fremont, the A340 systems designers quickly saw the potential in extending MTP connections to all flight systems and collating their data centrally.
When the A340 entered service in 1993, A-check intervals were baselined at 400 flight hours and C check intervals at 15 months.
aviationnow.com /avnow/news/channel_om_story.jsp?id=news/om1105340.xml   (1594 words)

 Airdisaster.Com Forums - 747-400 faster than A340 ?
When I went to Mauritius 2 weeks ago, our AF 747-400 took off 25 minutes after the A340 of Air Mauritius and we land 11h10 after, 25 minutes before it, probably the cruise speed of the boeing is faster than the Airbus.
Not entirely clear of the reasons for this, as the intrinsic performance of the A340 should be at least as good, say, as a 767.
I made an A340 flight in a full-flight simulator with MTOW and found that 2400+ fpm are no problem once cruising configuration is set.
www.airdisaster.com /forums/printthread.php?t=54524   (1949 words)

 A340.net - Operators - Incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The seven-year-old ex-Singapore Airlines A340 ran 150m (500ft) off the end of the runway before getting airborne at Johannesburg airport on 9 April after the aircraft initially failed to respond to control inputs for rotation.
The A340 carrying 216 passengers had struck threshold and approach lighting, damaging tyres, brakes and flaps.
All 100 passengers evacuated unharmed whereas the A340 was so severly damaged that the repair work took 28 days.
www.fsaviation.com /~airvideo/a340/operators/incidents/incidents.html   (714 words)

 Aviation Video: Airbus A340-300 - Air France
The Airbus A340 is a long-range widebody commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus.
At the time the newest long-range widebody, the twinjet Boeing 767, was at a disadvantage against aircraft such as the 747 because of the ETOPS problem: two-engined aircraft have to stay within close range of emergency airfields in case one of their engines malfunctions.
The A340-313X is a heavyweight version of the A340 and was first delivered to Singapore Airlines in April, 1996.
www.flightlevel350.com /viewer.php?id=3296   (1001 words)

 Airliners.net: Airbus A340-500/600   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The 15,740km (8500nm) ultra long range A340-500 and stretched 372 seat A340-600 are new variants of the Airbus A340 family, and are currently the world's longest range airliners.
The A340-500 meanwhile is stretched by only 3.19m (10ft 6in) compared with the A340-300, and so seats 313 in three classes, but it has a massive range of 15,740km (8500nm), which makes it the longest ranging airliner in the world, capable for example of operating Los Angeles-Singapore nonstop.
The other change to the A340 airframe is the use of the A330-200 twin's larger fin and enlarged horizontal area stabilisers.
www.airliners.net /info/stats.main?id=28   (544 words)

 Steves Digicams - Fujifilm FinePix A340 - User Review
The the FinePix A340 offers picture-takers 4.0 million effective pixels, the FinePix A330 offers 3.2 million effective pixels and a 3x optical zoom to capture bright, vivid images, combined with a 3x digital zoom, for printed images that look as real as life.
The FinePix A330 and A340 are compatible with the optional Fujifilm Picture Cradle, which streamlines image downloads to the computer and video playback when connected to a television set.
The 3-megapixel FinePix A330 and the 4-megapixel FinePix A340.
www.steves-digicams.com /2004_reviews/fuji_a340.html   (711 words)

 Aerospace Technology - Airbus A340-600 Airliner
The Airbus A340-600 is the largest of the Airbus jetliners and is a super-stretched version of the A340 family of aircraft.
The flight deck on the A340-600 is almost identical to that of the basic A340 and there is very little difference between the operating procedures of the two aircraft.
As a consequence any pilot qualified to fly the A340 will need only one or two days briefing to be flight rated for the A340-600.
www.aerospace-technology.com /projects/a340-600   (1176 words)

 The Airbus A340 Aircraft Information
It would be a twin-aisle aircraft that would replace the older 707 and DC-8 at the distant routes which didn't need the big passenger capacity of the 747.
At the beginning A340 was planned to use the new superfan engines of IAE (International Aero Engines).
It is the ultimate version of the A340 with many upgrades and a maximum range of 13,900km.
www.aircraft-photos.net /Airbus_A340.aspx   (796 words)

 Fujifilm FinePix A330 and A340 Zoom: Digital Photography Review
The FinePix A340 Zoom represents extremely good news for those new to digital photography: high performance, sleek styling and complexity kept to a minimum.
The two AA alkaline batteries supplied with the camera deliver an impressive 220 shots under normal conditions.* Ni-MH rechargeable batteries are also available as part of the Fujifilm accessories range for even better battery economy, providing approximately 110 additional images before charging is necessary.
The FinePix A340 Zoom will be available in the UK from leading photographic retailers in April 2004.
www.dpreview.com /news/0402/04020501fujifilma330a340.asp   (1214 words)

 Swiss Airbus A340
In my opinion, the 'Jewel of the Crown' of the World Air Routes Series is the Swiss A340 DVD because of it's detail and crew participation in presenting so many different areas associated with operating a large airliner on long haul routes.
I was most impressed by the A340 cockpit presentation and level of attention to technical details was second to none.
Outstanding presentations of the A340 cockpit, route of flight from Europe to the Far East as well as excellent scenery views of Bangkok.
www.worldairroutes.com /Swiss.html   (1665 words)

 AVSIM Commercial Product
While the A340 comes in two variants in the real world, let’s not forget that the A330 has three engine types available for installation in the real world.
The A330 and A340 are physically the same fuselage and wing structure.
The major visual changes are two engines instead of four and a center landing gear on the A340.
www.avsim.com /pages/0304/pssairbus340/pssairbus.htm   (1788 words)

 Support Groups for Toyotaholics - A340 Transmission issues and FAQs
Also keep in mind that the A340 transmission is basically the same the AW4 that is found in Jeep Cherokees, so one would think that these FSM pages would also work for those people having issues with their AW4s.
I believe these solenoids to be my major malfunction in my own A340 transmission and will be ordering a kit myself to install in my tranny.
There are numerous shifter options, and you will still have the ability to resort back to normal automatic transmission function when needed with the simple switch or push of the button.
www.toyotaholics.com /support/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=19   (1330 words)

 South African A340-600
South African recently became an Airbus A340 operator and one of the versions operated on busy long haul routes in the dash 600.
It was our first opportunity in the WAR series to see this model of the A340 in a program.
The maintenance tour was very interesting and I enjoyed the flight from the passenger's perspective especially when the video of the exterior was shown on final approach into Frankfurt.
www.worldairroutes.com /SouthAfrican1.html   (1114 words)

 Amazon.com: FujiFilm A340 4MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom: Camera & Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Images come out of the A340 quickly, too, since it is compatible with the much-faster transfer speeds of USB 2.0 when uploading to computers that are likewise equipped.
Featuring a 4-megapixel CCD sensor, the A340 can create images up to 2016 x 1512 pixels, which is enough information to create photo-quality prints up to 10 by 13 inches.
4.  Fujifilm FinePix A330 and A340 Zoom (from www.dpreview.com)
www.amazon.com /FujiFilm-A340-Digital-Camera-Optical/dp/B0001D56SW   (2431 words)

 CDW Product Overview: Fuji FinePix A340
The FinePix A340 offers picture-takers 4.0 million effective pixels, combined with a 3x optical zoom, for printed images that look as real as life.
The FinePix A340 is compatible with the optional Fujifilm Picture Cradle, which allows easy optional NH-10 battery recharging, as well as streamlined image downloads and video playback when connected to a television set.
The FinePix A340 offers a 3.3 second start-up time, and an increased efficiency in frame-to-frame shooting.
www.cdw.com /shop/products/default.aspx?edc=645410   (274 words)

 USATODAY.com - Toronto crash is first for Airbus' A340   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
NEW YORK (AP) — The Air France jetliner that burst into flames while landing in Toronto is the first A340 plane to crash since the craft was introduced by manufacturer Airbus more than a decade ago.
The A340 has never crashed since it was introduced for commercial service in 1992, the spokeswoman, Barbara Kracht, said, speaking by telephone from Toulouse, France.
The plane is a very popular "workhorse" among carriers serving Asian and trans-Atlantic routes, with a very good safety record, said Chris Yates, an aviation specialist with Jane's Transport magazine.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-08-02-airbus-safety_x.htm   (529 words)

 Airbus A340 - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
El Airbus A340 es un avión civil de pasajeros de largo alcance y fuselaje ancho de Airbus, el consorcio europeo de fabricación de aeronaves.
El A340 se ideó para solucionar este problema y competir con el B747.
El A340 entró en servicio en 1993 con Lufthansa y Air France.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airbus_A340   (937 words)

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