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Airbus A319

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Airbus A319
A319.png
Type Airliner
Author(s) Isaias V. Prestes, Michel Maia
FDM JSBSim
--aircraft= A319
Status Alpha
Download Download the Airbus A319 aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.3).

This model is under development, and is avaliable to download . Contact Prestes to a test version.

The Airbus A320 family of short- to medium-range commercial passenger airliners are manufactured by Airbus and are the only narrowbody in their product line. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet.

First delivered in 1988, the A320 pioneered the use of digital fly-by-wire flight control systems in a commercial aircraft. With more than 4,000 aircraft of the A320 family built, it is the second best-selling jet airliner family of all time after its primary competition, the Boeing 737.

Airbus A319

The A319 is a shortened, minimum change version of the A320. With virtually the same fuel capacity as the A320-200, and fewer passengers, the range with 124 passengers in a two-class configuration extends to 3,600 nautical miles (6,900 km), the highest in its class. A319s are among the most popular variants of the A320 family. In 2003 easyJet took delivery of A319s with smaller galleys (as EasyJet do not serve meals on some of their shorter flights) and 156 seats in a single class configuration. To satisfy evacuation regulations, additional over-wing exits were included.

According to the New York Times the A319 was introduced at the request of Steven Udvar-Hazy.

With jet fuel prices rising dramatically, Northwest Airlines is replacing the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 aircraft it has had in service for decades with the A319, because it is 27% more fuel efficient than the DC-9.

The direct Boeing competitor is the 737-700.

The large EasyJet order of 120 A319s plus 120 options was among the biggest aircraft sales deals in recent times, rivaled only by chief competitor Ryanair's order for Boeing 737 aircraft.

It is powered by the same types of engine as the A320. JAA certification and service entry, with Swissair, took place in April 1996.

Airbus A319 TAP A319
Airbus A319 in TAM livery
Airbus A319 at night

External Links

[*http://www.airbus.com/en/aircraftfamilies/a320/a319/performance.html Airbus A319 Official Page]

Reference

[*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airbus_A320_family Wikipedia A319]


Development Status/Issues/Todo

Completed tasks receive a [OK].

FDM

  • new JSBSim FDM using apropriated dimension parameters
  • reversors [OK]
  • autopilot [OK]

Outside

  • reversors animations [OK]
  • vertical stab retexturized [OK]
  • model size [OK]
  • vertical and horizontal stab animations [OK]
  • wing animations [OK]
  • livery selection [OK]
  • gear trim 3d model
  • windows in 3d model
  • logo lights
  • dialogs
  • new UVmap and textures

Panel

2D Panel

  • Not avaliable.

3D Panel

  • A temporary 3D cockpit is available, but a more realistic version is needed. [OK]

General

  • Aircraft derivated from A320 (Alexis Bory, Frédéric Bouvier, David Culp, Ampere K. Hardraade, Steve Havlir, Julien Pierru). Do not forget, it´s in development.