Airbus A330-200 (Airbus A330-200). A photo. Video. Driving compartment. Characteristics. Reviews.
Airliner A330-200 part of the family of twin-engine wide-body aircraft A330 intended for aviamagistraley from the near to long-haul and has the shortest fuselage in its family. Aircraft Length A330-200 58,82 of meters, which is almost five meters shorter than the original A330-300.
The program to develop aircraft A330-200 1995 began in November, with the aim of creating competition to the American Boeing 767-300ER, as well as the replacement aircraft Airbus A300-600R. Modification A330-200 was designed and built based on the aircraft A330-300. Wings, equipment and layout of the cockpit of these planes is identical. Under the wings on the pylons at A330-200, equipped with two turbojet engines Rolls Royce Trent-700 or PW-4000 American company «Pratt & Whitney». Also A330-200 operated motors General Electric CF6-80E1.
Each of the installed engine has a capacity of up to 316 kN. In A330-200 it has also increased the size of the keel, compared with more A330-300 and installed additional fuel tanks, which increased flight range compared to the older version of the aircraft. Maximum take-off weight of the aircraft reaches 275 tons.
For the first time A330-200 aircraft took to the skies in August 13 1997 years. A year later, after the passage of air and ground tests, the airliner has received its certificate.
Airbus A330-200 in a typical three-class configuration accommodates seats 253, 293 seats in two classes or up to 406 places in an economical package. When the maximum load is able to commit the flight distance to 12500 kilometers. Ferry same aircraft a range of over 13 thousand kilometers.
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In 2001 the consortium «Airbus SAS» proposed modification of the aircraft cargo carriers A330-200F. But the initial production of the cargo version only began in 2007 year. The first cargo version was made in October 20 2009 years. Almost a month later, in November 5 2009 years, cargo A330-200F rose into the sky. The main competitor of this modification is a Truck Boeing 767-300F and McDonnell Douglas DC-10F.
In 2008 year also was promoted Airbus A330-200 with increased takeoff weight. This model received the designation A330-200 HGW.
Airbus A330 Salon
Since its first release Airbus A330-200 began to sell well. And today, during its operation, the wide-body aircraft is well established in the market for passenger air traffic worldwide, and has become the preferred airplane for many airlines.
Technical characteristics of the aircraft Airbus A330-200
- First flight: August 13 1997 years.
- Production Years: c 1997 until now
- Length: 58,82 m.
- Height: 17,39 m.
- Empty weight: 120500 kg.
- Wing area: 361,60 sq.m.
- Wingspan: 60,30 m.
- Cruising speed: 875 km / h..
- Maximum speed: 920 km / h..
- Ceiling: 12400 m.
- Range: up to 12500 km.
- Length of takeoff: 2220 m.
- path length: 1750 m.
- Engines: 2 turbofan PW4000, RR Trent-700, GE CF6-80E1
- Crew: 2 person
- Number of seats: 253 seats in three classes
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