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Airbus A320 Family

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{{for|the newer A320 Series from the [[:Category:it0uchpods hangar|it0uchpods Design Group]]|IDG-A32X}}
''This includes the following models: A318-111, A319-111, A319-131, A320-111, A320-211, A320-231, A321-211, A321-231, A320-family''
 {{infobox Aircraft|image =NEWA320.jpg|name =Airbus A320|type =Narrow-body Commercial Airliner|livery =Nearly every livery in [http:{{PAGENAME}}//liveries.flightgear.org/aircraft.php?id=8 the database]|fdm =JSBsim|status =Alpha|authors =Ampere K. Hardraade, Skyop|fgname =A320-111, A320-131, A320-211, A320-231<!--|download =http://www.4shared.com/file/SBBeUZ10/A320-family-1162011.html-->|development =http://gitorious.org/airbus-aircraft/a320info}}[[File:A320-cockpit.jpg|thumb|300px|The 3d [[cockpit]] of the A320, currently under development]] The '''Airbus A320Family''' is a series of narrow -body commercial passenger jet jets manufactured by [[Airbus|Airbus Industries]]. Designed for short- to medium- hauls, the aircraft was a pioneer of fly-by-wire technology and regularly competes compete with the [[Boeing 737|Boeing 737 series]]. Variants of the A320 include The series includes the Airbus A318, the [[Airbus A319]], the A320, and the [[Airbus A321]]. The [[Airbus A320E|The "A320 Enhanced" program]] aims to further improve the A320 family with longer range and better fuel economy.
== Variants ==
* <tt>A230-231</tt>: Airbus A320-231 with IAE V2500 engines
* <tt>A321-211</tt>: Airbus A321-211 with CFM56 engines
* <Tttt>A321-231</tt>: Airbus A321-231 with IAE V2500 engines
== Development status Startup procedures ==''This applies to all the A320 models''<br />
Currently there are two variants of 1. Start the A320 in existence: the original A320 model by Frédéric Bouvier APU. APU starter ON and the A320-family by Ampere APU master switch ON.<br />2. APU electric generator ON.<br />3. Engine start knob START.<br />4. (Wait a couple seconds...) Engine cutoff switches RUN.<br />5. Engine 1 and [[User:Skyop|Skyop]]engine 2 electric generators ON. APU electric generator OFF.<br />6. APU starter and master switch off. Engine start knob OFF. ==Checklists=='''Pre-Start Checklist'''Parking Brake SETThrottle IDLEFuel Flow CUTOFFBATT Master Switch ONPanel Light AS REQUIREDAvionics ONGear Lever CHECK DOWNFlaps UPSpoiler RETRACTEDFMC / FSNAV Flight Plan GENERATE / LOADACTIVATE / “PLAN” buttonFuel Quantity CALC / LOADEngine Instruments CHECKPitot Heat / De-Ice / Aircraft Lighting OFFFlight controls CHECKFasten Seat Belts ONNo Smoking Sign ONCheck Weather (ATIS, described hereFlight Services)De-Ice TEST/CHECKRequest ClearanceTransponder STANDBYBeacon ON '''Startup Checklist'''Thrust Levers IDLEEngine Area CLEARAPU PRS ACTIVATEAPU ON ACTIVATE ==> AVAIL (green)Mode Selector IGNEng 1 Start Switch START (hold)At N2 > 20% Fuel Flow ONN1 increasing as N2 incr. CHECKOil Pressure CHECKGenerator 1 ONRepeat for Eng 2 '''Landing Checklist'''Landing Gear CHECK DOWNAutopilot OFFAutothrottle OFFLanding Speed 145 KIASAfter touchdown Apply Reverse Thrust, at60 KIAS: Cancel Reverse ThrustSpoilers VERIFY EXTENDEDBrakes AS REQUIREDTaxi To RampStrobe Lights OFFFlaps UPSpoilers RETRACTEDTaxi Lights ONLanding Lights OFFSpeed Max. 20 KIASTransponder OFFElevator Trim TAKEOFF SETTINGLights AS DESIREDAPU PRS ACTIVATEAPU ON ACTIVATE ==> AVAIL (green) '''Shutdown Checklist'''Brake SETThrottle IDLEPassenger Signs OFFAircondition fan OFFPitot Heat / De-Ice OFFTaxi Lights / Nav Lights OFFAvionics OFFFuel Flow Eng. 1 / Eng.2 OFFBeacon OFFGEN Switches 1 – 2 OFFAPU PRS OFFPanel Light OFFBATT Master Switch OFF == Development status ==
=== Completed ===
* Base model(s)
* Animations
* Custom instrumentsInstruments* Simple autostart 3d [[cockpit]]* Autobrake/speedbrake systems '''[Git-only]'''* Autopilot system'''[Git-only]'''
* [[Livery over MP|Livery select]]
* [[Howto: Implement generic tyre smoke|Tire smoke]]
* [[Howto: Implement pushback|Pushback]]
* Engine fire system
* [[Howto: Animated jetways|Animated jetway]] definitiondefinitions
=== To-do ===
* Autobrake/speedbrake systems* APU Fly-by-wire system* Finish autostart systemAnimate slats
== Related content ==
* [[Aircraft]]
* [[Aircraft Todo]]
* [[Airbus A319]] (in development separately)
* [[Airbus A321]] (in development separately)
== External links ==* [http://wwwforum.flightgear.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=9032 Development thread]* [http://{{gitorious.org/source|proj=airbus-aircraft/|repo=a320 |text=A320-family at the Gitorious]* [http://gitorious.org/airbus-aircraft/a320/archive-tarball/master Download the latest version of A320-family]}}
* [http://www.airbus.com/en/aircraftfamilies/a320/ Airbus A320 Family official homepage]
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