Airbus A330-300, A330, Airbus A330

Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330 series aircraft is one of the biggest two-engine Airbus planes. Long-haul aircraft A330 series airplane is widely used on the routes up to 10,000 km. Airbus A330; some part of this aircraft fuselage was made of composite that allowed to reduce the aircraft weight. Commercial flight of Airbus A330-300 began in 1993. Airbus A330-300 has a low noise level in the cabin.

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.

Airbus A330-300

Name: Airbus A330-300

Manufacturer: European Union 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)

Aviation 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.