Airbus A310
Airbus A310

Airbus A310. Photo. Video. Driving salon. Characteristics.


Airbus A310 is a wide-body aircraft produced by the world's largest consortium of European aircraft «Airbus SAS», with its head office located in the French town of Blagnac, a suburb of Toulouse. Development of the aircraft began in 1975 year. The basis for the design of the aircraft model posluzhilila A300 B4. A310 length shorter than its predecessor by seven meters. In A310 it is 46.66 meters from A300B4 it reaches 53.62 meters. In 310-th it was also used new reduced in size and wingspan of the British firm British Aerospace.

The first test flight of the aircraft took place on April 3 1982 years. It used two turbojet engine JT9D-7R4 company Pratt & Whitney. The aircraft was tested with engines General Electric CF6-80C2A2. In March 1983, the ship has been certified in Germany and in France. After the end of test flights and obtaining certification of the first customers for the purchase and operation of the German steel A310 Lufthansa and the Swiss Swissair.

Airbus A310 photo

Airbus A310 photo


The basic version of the aircraft was designated A310-200 5550 with a range of kms., Which had a greater demand from airlines than the model A310-100 3650 with a range of kilometers. In 1986-310 year A200 has undergone further improvements. These novshevsta touched winglets that received aerodynamic surface modification was carried wheel brakes, which has now been made of composite materials, and vertical tail was performed with carbon.


Salon Airbus A310


Airbus A310 inside


Along with passenger A310 200-made version, utility - model A310-200C designed for the carriage of goods weighing up to 40,3 tons and cargo versions - model A310-200F capable of carrying up to 43 tons of cargo. There is also a modification of military aircraft having designations Airbus A310 MRTT (Multi Role Tanker Transport), which serves both as a tanker aircraft and transport aircraft. This version has a strengthened wing, four additional fuel tanks, fuel supply system, military equipment, etc.


Driving Airbus A310 salon

Driving Airbus A310 salon


In the spring of the year 1983 Airbus began developing A310-300, which is designed for long-haul airlines. The first flight of the aircraft made in July 1985 years. Due to the presence of additional fuel tanks has a large airliner flying range. This version of the aircraft first went into operation in the year 1986 the airline «Swissair».

aircraft interior design is very thought out and ergonomic. The quality of seats, panels, shelves, availability of individual security features - all at a good level. Although A310 major airlines have not used, but in some countries it remains a major aircraft on medium and long-haul flights.


Features A310-200 / 300:


  • Years of production: 1982 - 1997 years
  • Empty weight: 80142 kg
  • Length: 46,66 m.
  • Height: 15,81 m.
  • Wingspan: 43,89 m.
  • Wing area: 219 m2
  • Fuselage Width: 50,61 m
  • Cruising speed: 850 km / h.
  • Maximum speed: 940 km / h
  • Range of flight: 6800 km (9600km on A310-300)
  • Ceiling: 12300 m
  • the run length: 1900m. (At A310-300 - 2250 m.)
  • path length: 1480 m.
  • Number of passengers: 205 - 280 people
  • Crew: 2 people (military modifications to 4 people)


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