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  A300-600ST Super Transporter
Airbus is developing a novel on-board lifter for its A300-600ST Beluga outsize-freighter as part of its proposal to meet the Royal Air Force Short Term Strategic Airlifter (STSA) requirement.
Airbus needed to replace it's aging fleet of Super Guppys used to ferry subassemblies (wings, fuselages) between the partner factories.
Airbus Industrie might require such an aircraft, if large components for the projected A3XX (550 to about 800 seat transport, to fly in some 6 years) are to be transported by air.
www.allaboutguppys.com /beluga/600stf.htm   (1263 words)

  Airbus A300 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft.
Airbus partners employed the latest technology, some derived from the Concorde.
The basic fuselage of the A300 was later stretched (A330 and A340), shrunk (A310), or modified into derivatives (Airbus Beluga).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airbus_A300   (1780 words)

 Airbus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name "Airbus" was taken from a non-proprietary term used by the airline industry in the 1960s to refer to a commercial aircraft of a certain size and range, for this term was acceptable to the French linguistically.
In January 1999 Airbus established a separate company, Airbus Military S.A.S., to undertake development and production of a turboprop powered military transport aircraft (the Airbus Military A400M.) The A400M is being developed by several NATO members, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Turkey, and the UK, as an alternative to the C-130 Hercules.
Airbus would ideally like the A350 programme to be launched with the help of state loans covering a third of the development costs although it has stated it will launch without these loans if required.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airbus   (2737 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Airbus A300
The Airbus A300-600ST or Beluga is a version of the standard Airbus A300 wide-body airliner, modified to carry aircraft parts and over-sized or awkward cargo.
Airbus, however, is unique in that it is a consortium formed by the major French, British, German, and Spanish aerospace companies, and the geographic location of Airbus manufacturing is not merely a matter of cost and convenience, it is also a matter of history, national interest and pride.
The starting point was a standard wide-body twin-engined Airbus A300: the wings, engines, landing gear, and the lower part of the fuselage were retained, the upper part of the fuselage replaced with an enormous horseshoe-shaped structure 7.7 metres in diameter.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Airbus-A300   (5355 words)

 AIRBUS A300   (Site not responding. Last check: )
De Airbus A300 is een toestel dat sinds 1972 door vliegtuigbouwer Airbus wordt gebouwd.
Het is in verschillende versies uitgekomen:" Airbus A300-B4, Airbus A300-B2 en de Airbus A300-600".
Een Airbus A300 is 2 motorig en heeft 3 grote en 1 kleine deuren aan beide zijden van de romp.
www.thumpershollow.com /encyclopedia/A/Airbus_A300   (181 words)

 Airbus A300
The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range, wide-body family of aircraft manufactured by Airbus Industrie between 1972 and the present.
After the initial flurry of the launch, sales of the A300 were weak for some years, with most orders going to airlines that had an obligation to order the locally-made product - notably Air France and Lufthansa.
It is unlikely that many more will be sold: the A300 is reaching the end of its market life and is mainly sold as a dedicated freighter now.
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 Airbus A300
The ninth Airbus, which was built, was the first airplane of the long-distance series of A300s B-4.
Some months late the Airbus A300 was then increased, and on 28 June 1973 the first flight of a stretched B2 and B4-Version started.
Doubts expressed however the pilots' associations, which faced the Airbus A300 initially rather rejecting, which one could explain oneself possibly with the fact that the A300 was at that time, at these times a genuine revolution - times somewhat new, compared with the proven airplanes of Boeing.
www.flybernhard.de /a300_e.htm   (5426 words)

 Airbus - media - A300-A310
The A300 and A310 feature the widest fuselage cross-section of all aircraft in service in their category (5.64 m./222 inches), ensuring that all First or Business Class passengers obtain a preferred aisle or window seat.
The A300 and A310 are also highly appreciated for their quiet cabins, their superior fuel economy which contributes to environmentally-friendly operations, and their ability to carry industry-standard LD3 cargo-containers side-by-side underfloor, unlike any other aircraft in service in their category.
The A300 and A310 are in service with more than 80 operators worldwide, ranging from scheduled or charter airlines, to freight carriers and military transports.
events.airbus.com /media/a300_a310.asp   (460 words)

 AIRBUS A300-600ST BELUGA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Airbus A300-600ST Beluga is een vracht-vliegtuig dat alleen door Airbus wordt gebruikt voor transport van goederen, onderdelen van Airbus, bijvoorbeeld van de ene vestiging naar een andere vestiging van Airbus.
Het vliegtuig is een speciale versie van een Airbus A300-600, heeft 2 motoren onder beide vleugel.
Voor duidelijkheid is de Airbus A300-600ST Beluga niet verkoopbaar of leasebaar aan andre luchtvaartmaatschappijen.
www.thumpershollow.com /encyclopedia/A/Airbus_A300-600ST_Beluga   (122 words)

 Airbus A300: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The airbus a330 is a large-capacity medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by airbus....
The airbus a340 is a long-range widebody commercial passenger airplane manufactured by airbus....
The airbus a320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by airbus....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ai/airbus_a300.htm   (2427 words)

 FLUG REVUE March 1998: Airbus A300-600ST Beluga
In the early stages of Airbus industries, big components were transported by road, however, since 1972 four "Super Guppies" have been commuting between the AI plants.
The Airbus partners are able to save two thirds in transport costs, because the Belugas run far more economically.
The question remains as to whether the Airbus partners would have had the will and indeed the finances, to support the high ambitions of the former SATIC boss.
www.flug-revue.rotor.com /FRHeft/FRH9803/FR9803d.htm   (1143 words)

 Aircraft-Info.net - Airbus A300-600 Information
Convertible freight/passenger versions of all variants of the A300 have been offered, as has the all freight A300F4-600.
The first new build pure freighter A300, one of 36 ordered for Federal Express, flew in December 1993.
Airbus also offers conversion packages of existing passenger A300s into freighters with a left side forward freight door and strengthened floor.
www.aircraft-info.net /aircraft/jet_aircraft/airbus/A300-600   (354 words)

 Airbus A300 - Bedeutung, Definition, Erklärung im netlexikon
Airbus A300-600 der Deutschen Lufthansa AG Der Airbus A300 ist das erste Flugzeug, das Airbus Industrie, ein Zusammenschluss aus verschiedenen Flugzeugherstellern in Europa, entwickelte.
Der Airbus wird nicht an einem Standort, sondern in Partien in internationaler Kooperation an mehreren Standorten produziert.
Airbus A 380 von Andreas Spaeth (Gebundene Ausgabe) für EUR 24,95
www.lexikon-definition.de /Airbus-A300.html   (529 words)

 Airbus A300
In 1984 presenteerde Airbus een sterk vernieuwde en verbeterde variant, de Airbus A300-600, met onder andere een digitale cockpit en een ruimer rompachterstuk, afgeleid van de Airbus A310.
Deze heeft een veel wijdere en hogere romp dan de gewone A300 en is speciaal ontwikkeld voor het transport van grote onderdelen van Airbus-vliegtuigen, zoals vleugels en rompsecties.
De Beluga's worden behalve voor Airbus ook ingezet voor andere bedrijven, omdat de vliegtuigen zeer geschikt zijn voor het vervoer van luchtvracht met grote en onhandige afmetingen.
www.vliegtuighomepage.nl /a300a.htm   (475 words)

 Airbus A300-600
Airbus A300B2/B4 Airbus Industries was formed in 1970 as a multinational effort between Germany, England and France to create a high-capacity twin-jet transport (this developed into the A300).
F-GBEC Airbus A300B2-1C Air France this Airbus was Hijacked by 4 members of the Groupe Islamique Armée, The aircraft was stormed, causing substantial damage to the cockpit at Marseille-Marignane Airport, France.
EP-IBR Airbus A300B2-203 Iran Air Collision on the ground with a C-130 Hercules both aircraft were destroyed by fire, Tehran, Iran.
www.zap16.com /civ%20fact/civ%20airbus%20a300B2-B4.htm   (656 words)

 Dragon 55829 - Diecast Model Airbus A300 Airbus Industries, "Beluga 5": The Flying Mule   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their primary task is to carry Airbus components across Europe ready for final assembly in Toulouse or Hamburg, but they are available for charter work as well, and have been used to carry a variety of special loads, including space station components, large, very delicate artworks, industrial machinery, and entire helicopters.
Airbus S.A.S. or simply Airbus, based in Toulouse, France, is the world's largest commercial aircraft manufacturer.It was incorporated in 2001 under French law as a simplified joint stock company or "S.A.S." (Société par Actions Simplifiée).
Airbus was formerly known as Airbus Industrie and is commonly just named Airbus.
www.flyingmule.com /products/DM-55829   (295 words)

 Airbus A300-600
B-1816 Airbus A300-622R China Airlines during the landing at Nagoya-Komaki, Japan, the A300 hit the ground tail-first 300 feet right of the runway and burst into flames.
B-1814 Airbus A300-622R China Airlines during the landing at Taipei, Taiwan the A300-600 hit a utility pole and a highway median.
A6-PFD Airbus A300-620 United Arab Emirates - Amiri Flight at Rhodes Airport, Greece the A300-600 overran the runway in strong winds and heavy rain.
www.zap16.com /civ%20fact/civ%20airbus%20a300-600.htm   (437 words)

 Airbus A300   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Airbus markets converted A300 and A310 jets as cargo carriers, which are rebuilt at the EFW plant belonging to Airbus's parent company EADS in Dresden.
The airline is seeking to lease two Airbus A300-600Fs and two Boeing 747 freighters and will also convert some of its passenger aircraft to cargo.
Has the composite tail on Airbus A300 aircraft claimed another 113 victims to add to the 265 who died when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Belle...
www.wikiverse.org /airbus-a300   (998 words)

 US Seeks Airbus A300 Rudder Changes
Airbus should be required to modify its flight control system on a popular wide-body aircraft to reduce the potential for dangerous rudder movements at high speed, US safety investigators said Friday.
The safety recommendation for Airbus is tied to an incident involving American Airlines Flight 903 over Florida in 1997 but grew out of the investigation of American Flight 587, an Airbus A300-600 that crashed in New York in 2001.
Airbus spokeswoman Mary Anne Greczyn said the company was fully behind the recommended change, but did not have a cost estimate for the work.
news.airwise.com /stories/2004/05/1085775076.html   (394 words)

 Airbus A300   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Airbus listened to the passengers' and operators' There was a niche to be filled: short-to medium-range aircraft that had the operating of a twin-engined aircraft and the ability carry 250 to 300 passengers in comfort.
All these made the A300 a perfect for the widebody trijets such as McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and Lockheed Tristar for short to medium routes.
Currently the A300 is reaching the end its market life and is now mainly as a dedicated freighter.
www.freeglossary.com /Airbus_A300   (970 words)

 Airbus A300-600 ST Beluga - Aerospace Technology
Currently, Airbus uses four or five Beluga aircraft for transporting large assembled sections of the fuselage and wings of aircraft.
Airbus Transport International has completed the prototype development of an integrated loading ramp that allows the Beluga to operate on airfields without loading and unloading facilities.
For Airbus the Beluga has regularly transported the fuselage sections of an A340, the wings of the Airbus A340 or two wingsets of the A320.
www.aerospace-technology.com /projects/stbeluga   (1030 words)

 Airbus A300 - History, Specifications and Pictures - World Military Aircraft
All Airbus aircraft cockpit systems are designed approximately the same, allowing for one Airbus pilot to easily transfer his / her skills over to a newer or differing base model.
The Airbus A300-600 is considered a "widebody" commercial airliner and is a longer-fuselage version of it's A310 counterpart in the A300-series.
Airbus plans to maintain support for A300 systems through 2049 with a series of modernization programs, upgrades and retrofit kits that should keep the system afloat and competitive in the lucrative commercial airliner market.
www.militaryfactory.com /aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=250   (765 words)

 Airbus A300
De Airbus A300 is een tweemotorig widebody (breedromp) verkeersvliegtuig voor korte en middellange afstanden.
De A300 biedt plaats aan circa 250 tot 300 passagiers.
De Airbus A300B - die later weer gewoon als 'A300' werd aangeduid - maakte de eerste vlucht op 28 oktober 1972 en in mei 1974 zette Air France het vliegtuigtype voor het eerst in op de route Parijs-Londen.
www.vliegtuighomepage.nl /a300.htm   (465 words)

 Airbus A300-600 - Aerospace Technology
The Airbus Industrie A300-600 is a large-capacity, wide-bodied medium- and long-range airliner.
Airbus Industrie is a consortium formed by EADS and BAE Systems.
EADS Germany (formerly DaimlerChrysler Aerospace Airbus), EADS Spain (formerly CASA), BAE SYSTEMS and Fokker manufacture large equipped sections of the aircraft, which are transported by a Beluga aircraft to the EADS France manufacturing facility at Toulouse for assembly.
www.aerospace-technology.com /projects/a300-600   (1017 words)

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