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  Airbus A320 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus.
After the initial success of the Airbus A300 Airbus began development of a successor to the Boeing 727.
While Airbus was hoping to market the A318 as a regional jet alternative, laws in both the U.S. and Europe have kept it in the same class as larger aircraft for calculating landing fees and the like, so regional operators have avoided it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airbus_A320   (2045 words)

 Airbus A320 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger (A vehicle that can fly) aircraft manufactured by (A subsonic jet airliner operated over short distances) Airbus.
The first Airbus 320 family variant, the A320-100, was launched in 1984 and entered service in 1988, with the (additional info and facts about winglet) winglet equipped A320-200 taking over production at aircraft 22.
While Airbus was hoping to market the A318 as a (additional info and facts about regional jet) regional jet alternative, laws in both the U.S. and Europe have kept it in the same class as larger aircraft for calculating landing fees and the like, so regional operators have avoided it.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ai/airbus_a320.htm   (2044 words)

 Airbus Industrie
The Airbus A-320 competed with the Boeing 737 and the McDonnell Douglas MD-80.
Airbus Industrie saw that its own opportunities were expanding and responded by offering the A-310, a downsized version of the A-300.
But with Boeing's 777 competing against the Airbus A-330/340, and with these planebuilders continuing their rivalry with smaller aircraft, it will take time before Airbus can establish itself as the world's Number One—if indeed this is possible.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Aerospace/Airbus/Aero52.htm   (1417 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The medium range Airbus A-320 is the third aircraft in the Airbus family.
Airbus is the only one who can compete with the enormous factories of Boeing.
The A-320 is comparible with the Boeing 737, with a maximum accommodation of 179 passengers (150 in typical 2 class lay-out).
members.chello.nl /~j.thijs1/foto/tap320.htm   (171 words)

 Airbus 320 crash at the Paris Airshow, 1988   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Airbus 320 crash at the Paris Airshow, 1988
Msg#3500 - Airbus 320 crash at the Paris Airshow, 1988
Seems like I was perpetuating this particular urban legend when I recounted my recollection of events for the Airbus 320 crash at the Paris Airshow, 1988.
duncan.smeed.org /3500   (139 words)

 InterAir Aircraft Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Airbus 319 Airbus 320 Airbus 321 Airbus 330 Boeing 727 Boeing 737 Boeing 757 Boeing 777
The Airbus 320 is almost a twin with the Airbus 319, except it has a passenger capacity of about 20 more people.
Built in 1992, the Airbus 330 is very close to her twin sister the Airbus 340.
mywebpages.comcast.net /danreva/airline/aircraft.html   (451 words)

 Amazon.com: Airbus A320 (Airliner Color History): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Airbus Industrie's now solid position as the world's second-largest airliner manufacturer, is one which, as the people at company headquarters in Toulouse are delighted to say, was won with 'la force de poignet', loosely translated as 'the force of a strong hand.' Read the first page
the airbus 320 is the most comfortable and modern medium range aircraft till today.this describes lots of detail on the airbus devlopement.but lacks lot of information on airbus technology in depth.
A is for Airbus, B is for Boei...
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0760309027?v=glance   (1429 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Top Worldwide
Airbus delivered 320 planes last year, up 5 percent from 2003, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Airbus set a goal of 300 deliveries at the start of the year, and raised it in October to between 315 and 320 planes.
Airbus also has a broader range of more modern planes, with cockpits that are configured similarly, to cut pilot training costs.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aUE.Qx0BkxCc&refer=top_world_news   (776 words)

 Airbus 320 crash at the Paris Airshow, 1988   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It is interesting that the newsgroups were by far the richest source of information about a crash from 1988; no major news organization had archives to stories from that time.
It was quite interesting to see the discussion related to the Airbus: people mistrusted software systems (in fact, someone was praising the analog flight controls of F-16).
All of that fear was amplified by two events: The statement from someone associated with the aviation community stating that the Airbus software was not fully verified, and the fact that a software flaw was in fact discovered in the Airbus software controlling...
www.cs.berkeley.edu /~szewczyk/cs294-8/hw1.html   (433 words)

 UTU: News
There are more than 2,500 planes from the Airbus 320 family, which includes the Airbus 318, 319 and 321 models, in operation worldwide.
The locking of the nose landing gear on Airbus jets is one of several recurring problems with the plane's nose landing gear.
Airbus engineers were flying to Los Angeles on Thursday night to help NTSB investigators determine what caused the incident.
www.utu.org /worksite/detail_news.cfm?ArticleID=23751   (1456 words)

 AVSIM Commercial Airliner Review: PSS Airbus
Again, Airbus elected for manual pilot input of the V speeds, where Boeing FMCs calculate this automatically and allow pilots to either select or enter their own values.
With Airbus, the last waypoint is selected, followed by entering the airway name and the exit waypoint into the VIA/TO LSK.
Yes, there are other Airbus panels that are freeware but most of them are just background bitmaps of the real panel with the default FS2002 gauges placed on it.
www.avsim.com /pages/0402/pss_airbuspro/pss.html   (4422 words)

 Midway enhances service
The larger Airbus 320 will make another 1,500 seats available each month for flights to and from Midway's Raleigh-Durham hub, from which passengers can connect to other southern destinations.
The Airbus 320 also will arrive at Stewart as Flight 888 daily at 7:25 p.m., where it will remain overnight.
The Airbus series craft are manufactured in Toulouse, France, by Industries Airbus, a European consortium originally created to compete with Boeing.
www.th-record.com /1998/09/03/dlhmidwa.htm   (308 words)

 Rediff On The NeT:HC seeks report on purchase of 31 Airbus 320s
The Central Bureau of Investigation has been asked to place on record a status report on investigations into the purchase of 31 Airbus 320 aircraft worth Rs 24 billion for Indian Airlines when late Rajiv Gandhi was the prime minister.
The A 320 saga dates back to August 1983 when the board of IA directors set up a committee under the chairmanship of Air Marshal Dilbagh Singh and three other experts to formulate a fleet development plan for the period 1984-91.
On August 2, 1985, Rajiv presided over a meeting in which it was decided that the IA should go in for Airbus 320 aircraft with V 2500 engines.
www.rediff.com /news/2000/feb/04airbus.htm   (656 words)

 Airbus Industrie A320 model airplane
On February 22, 1987, the first Airbus A-320 took to the air.
Aimed at the short/medium range market of the 737 and MD-80, the A-320 has seating for 150 to 179 passengers, these accommodated in a wider cabin than most single-aisle aircraft, allowing for far greater comfort and the ability to take standard baggage containers.
Typical cruising speed of the Airbus A-320 is Mach 0.8 with a range of 3,270 miles with 150 passengers and luggage.
www.worldaircorps.com /tmpages/g5410p3r.htm   (231 words)

 The Risks Digest Volume 7: Issue 12
Such a delay is NOT specific to the A-320 but is rather a characteristic of all turbo-jet engines.
The A-320 may have been designed to be more safe than older technology craft, but this does not mean that it is. Only operational experience will establish the actual risk.
A major concern of systems analysts and pilots is that automated systems may actually increase risk as the pilot is not "in the loop", at the least not to the extent he is in other aircraft.
catless.ncl.ac.uk /Risks/7.12.html   (2105 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Air France, the second largest airline in Europe, has a variaty of airliners in service, namely the Concorde, Airbus A-300, A-310, A-320, A-340, Boeing 737, 747 and 767.
Typical is that they have more Boeings than Airbusses, because Airbus is an International Organisation, but mainly it is present in France.
Air France is also one of the two airlines that has the Concorde in service, the fastest commercial airliner in the world.
members.chello.nl /~j.thijs1/foto/france320.htm   (204 words)

 Delhi HC bars Centre from Dealing with Airbus Industrie - Indlaw News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Mr Wadhera has contended in his petition that a decision to purchase Boeing 757 from the US was set aside to make way for the Airbus A-320, which had neither been manufactured nor tested at the time of deal.
Further, Airbus Industrie had offered to fit the aircraft with the V-2500 engine from the US, which was also was yet to be manufactured.
Shortly after it was functional, one Airbus A-320 crashed at Mulhouse in France itself.
www.indlaw.com /news2k-1366   (720 words)

 The Hindu : Air Deccan to acquire Airbus A-320
According to Airbus Industrie, deliveries of the leased aircraft will begin in July this year while the new ones will start joining the fleet of Air Deccan from September 2005 onwards.
Captain G. Gopinath, Managing Director of Air Deccan, said the airline narrowed down on A-320 aircraft as it was the most economical for the job as per the evaluation carried out.
It intends to use the A-320 to expand its operations throughout the country.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/02/26/stories/2004022605821400.htm   (191 words)

 Kommersant: Airbus A-320 Parts to be Manufactured in Russia
Airbus A-320 Parts to be Manufactured in Russia
December 22, On Tuesday, the European aircraft-manufacturing consortium, Airbus, has announced about a 10-year $200 billion contract with Russia’s Irkut, signed during the RF President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Germany.
Right after the signing of the contract Airbus announced its plans to expand the number of its Russian suppliers.
www.kommersant.com /page.asp?id=-3838   (262 words)

 Boeing Vs Airbus News - Inbox Robot
Airbus didn't give a breakdown of the aircraft...
Bell 412 helicopter simulator being installed, the 14-bay centre houses seven full-flight simulators: an Airbus A320/ACJ, an Airbus A330/340, two Boeing 737 NG/BBJs, a Gulfstream IV, a Gulfstream V, and a Hawker 800/800XP.
BA was not interested in buying the Airbus A380 double-decker jet, saying it was still...
www.inboxrobot.com /news/BoeingAirbus   (891 words)

 UA Purchases 15 Additional Airbus A319/320 Aircraft
United Airlines (NYSE: UAL - news) announced today that it is purchasing 15 new Airbus aircraft, seven A319s and eight A320s, scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2003.
No evidence but I just feel like the new Airbus "super" plane will be a big Titanic in the air.
The seats ARE more comfortable in the A320's Y section, and the pitch seems to be greater in the Premium area than in Boeing planes.
www.flyertalk.com /forum/showthread.php?t=91873   (817 words)

 Search:320 - OXiDE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
320 with Windows 2000, and said it appears to be working fine.
320 is an extremely light and stylish bluetooth headset at a price that can't be beaten.
One sixth of epileptic patients conceal seizures from GPs -- 320...
www.320.org   (265 words)

 Airliners.net: Airbus A320
Perhaps the most important contributor to Airbus Industrie's success as an airliner manufacturer, the four member A320 family is a significant sales success and a technological trailblazer.
The A320 is perhaps best known as the first airliner to introduce a fly-by-wire flight control system - where control inputs from the pilot are transmitted to the flying surfaces by electronic signals rather than mechanical means.
Apart from a small weight saving, the advantage of Airbus' fly-by-wire is that as it is computer controlled, an inbuilt flight envelope protection makes it virtually impossible to exceed certain flight parameters such as G limits and the aircraft's maximum and minimum operating speeds and angle of attack limits.
www.airliners.net /info/stats.main?id=23   (571 words)

 Aeroflot A340   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
No, already Airbus and Boeing for some time.
Obviously, since there is no such thing as Airbus 340-320.
This was what let Airbus to finalise this design and build the A380.
www.thetravelforum.com /t157786.html   (542 words)

 Armenia Diaspora Conference Official Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Armavia currently operates a single, leased Airbus 320.
Armavia got its first Airbus 320 last year.
Apart from flying the A320, Sibir is gaining knowledge of how to service the craft, having set up two technical centers, in Yerevan and at its headquarters in Novosibirsk, to handle not only Airbuses but Boeings as well.
www.armeniadiaspora.com /js/030708armavia.html   (299 words)

 Russia to Produce Parts for European Airbus A-320 - MONEY - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Airbus Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice-President Gustav Humbert said the contract signified an important step in the integration of Russian aircraft building companies with one of the most successful production programs of Airbus.
The first shipment of airplane parts to Airbus plants is scheduled for 2006.
Airbus said it would also broaden participation of Russian suppliers in its industrial programs.
www.mosnews.com /money/2004/12/22/russiaairbus.shtml   (400 words)

 [No title]
AND TOURISM (SHRI MADHAV RAO SCINDIA): (a) to (g) A statement is laid on the table of the House.
I would like to know from the Minister whether he has taken up this issue with the A-320 Airbus, manufacturing company and whether they have assured that they y are taking certain necessary steps to rectify these defects in the cockpit.
They have come to the conclusion that a ban of the VORDME approach is not really required provided certain other safety procedures are carried out; which is a VORDME approach with a manual feedback, which can then both be monitor.
parliamentofindia.nic.in /ls/lsdeb/ls10/ses3/0216039201.htm   (2266 words)

 Home of the Underdogs - Entry: A320 Airbus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Thalion's A320 Airbus is a highly realistic passenger airline simulation - one of its kind ever made.
The game is perhaps best described as a more "micro," hands-down version of Air Bucks, with more emphasis on flying passenger planes than business planning.
As a game developed in cooperation with Lufthansa and Deutsche Airbus, two of Germany's biggest airlines (which explains why the game features these companies' planes and logos in abundance), A320 Airbus is a serious simulation in every sense of the word.
www.the-underdogs.org /game.php?id=2473   (238 words)

 Adria Airways Aircraft for Flight simulator 2004
This Airbus A320 is available for some time allready nad it was made by project Airbus.
The iFDG group has released the Airbus A320-200 series aircraft and three of them are flying in Adria Airways' group.
The textures reflect the aircraft that was leased to Cyprus Airways in 1990.
www.avsim.com /slovenia/slo_v_fs/EN-let2k4Adria.htm   (1758 words)

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