Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300 is the most economical mid-size aircraft with a fair balance between range and cost. According to official figures, the orders of A330 family aircraft have crossed the 1600 mark from over 100 operators who fly these aircraft on a range of missions including VIP flights. According to official records, A330s fly to over 400 destinations around the world each week in commercial services.

Name: Airbus A330-300
Manufacturer: Airbus
Capacity: 440 passengers
Fuel: 97,530 L / 25,765 Gallons
Take off weight: 257 t (2,33,000kg)
Powerplant: 2 X GE CF6-80E1
Cruising speed: 541mph (871km/h)
Range: 6400 naut. mile (11,300km)

Terminology
Take off weight: The maximum weight that a pilot is allowed to attempt to take off.
Powerplant: A part of the propeller unit, it varies according to the capacity, purpose and desired speed of the aircraft.
Fuel: Aviation fuels have anti-freezing and anti-explosion properties.
Cruising speed: The speed at which an aircraft travels after reaching the set altitude. Average speed of commercial aircraft is 400-500 nauts.
Range: This is the maximum distance an aircraft can cover between landing and take off on the basis of its fuel capacity.