Airbus - A300B4-620

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Specifications

Cockpit Crew............................... 2
Seating Capacity......................... 266 (2-Class)
Length........................................ 54.08 m or 177' 3"
Wingspan................................... 44.85 m or 147' 2"
Height........................................ 16.62 m or 54' 6"
Typical Empty Weight.................. 198,132 lbs (99.0 tons)
MTOW (Max Take-off Weight)...... 364,980 lbs (182 tons)
Take-off Run at MTOW................ 7,624
Cruising Speed........................... Mach 0.78 at FL350
Service Ceiling............................ 35,000 ft
Range (Fully Loaded)................... 3,600 nm, 4,142 mi
       
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The Airbus A300 is a short to medium-range, wide-body
"air-bus" aircraft. Launched in 1972 as the first product of the
AIRBUS consortium of European aerospace companies. It was
designed to fill the need for a passenger capacity of 250 to 300
seated in a twin-aisle configuration and fitted with two engines.
The A300 was the first airliner to use just-in-time manufacturing
techniques. Complete aircraft sections were manufactured
all over Europe. These were airlifted to the final assembly line
at Toulouse, France. In 1977, the A300B4 became the first
ETOPS compliant aircraft its high performance and safety
standards qualified it for Extended Twin Engine Operations over
water, providing operators with more versatility in routing. 

First Flight............................... 28 October 1972
Number Produced of Type........ 561 (1974-2007)