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MEA - Middle East Airlines have taken delivery of the 5,000th Airbus A320 Family aircraft. MEA's Airbus A320-232 OD-MRL (msn 5000) now carries special "5000 A320 Family" markings.
Aircraft DataThe A320 is a twin engine short to medium range airliner. It was the first narrow body airliner produced by Airbus and first to use a fly-by-wire control system, with electronic cockpit and side-stick controller. Developed into a family of airliners.
The -200 was the definitive production version of the A320, with better range/payload performance compared to the series 100. Weights and engine thrusts were all increased.
|Country of origin||First flight||No. built||No. in service||Crew||Passengers|
|France||1987||3000||3000||2||150 - 179|
2 x CFM CFM56 (18500 - 34000 lbf) or IAE International Aero Engines V2500 (22000 - 33000 lbf) turbofan engines.
Typical engine choices would be the CFM56-5B4 at 27000lb thrust or the V2500-A5 at 26500lb.
|Length||123 ft. 3 in.|
|Wing Span||111 ft. 10 in.|
|Height||38 ft. 10 in.|
|Empty Weight||92,980 lbs.|
|Max Weight||169,755 lbs.|
|Max Speed||487 kts|
|Cruise Speed||454 kts|
|Max Range||3,045nm (Performance figures for the A320-200 with CFM56 engines.)|
Updated 23rd June 2012Show using: Metric | Imperial
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