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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 =A320-family.jpg|name =Airbus A320 Family|type =Narrow-body Commercial Airliner(s)|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 =A318-111, A319-111, A319-131, A320-111, A320-211, A320-231, A321-211, A321-231|download =http://flightgear.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=9032&p=115034#p115034|development =http://gitorious.org/airbus-aircraft/a320info}}[[File:A320-cockpit.jpg|thumb|300px|The 3d [[cockpit]] of the A320 family, currently under development]] 
The '''Airbus A320 Family''' is a series of narrow-body commercial passenger jets manufactured by [[Airbus|Airbus Industries]]. Designed for short to medium hauls, the aircraft pioneer fly-by-wire technology and regularly compete with the [[Boeing 737|Boeing 737 series]]. The series includes the Airbus A318, the A319, the A320, and the A321. The [[Airbus A320E|"A320 Enhanced" program]] aims to further improve the A320 family with longer range and better fuel economy.
== Variants ==
* <tt>A318-111</tt>: Airbus A318-111 with CFM56 engines
* <tt>A319-111</tt>: Airbus A319-111 with CFM56 engines
* <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 == Startup procedures ==''This applies to all the A320 models''<br /> 1. Start the APU. APU starter ON and 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 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, Flight 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
* Instruments
* Simple autostart system3d [[cockpit]]
* Autobrake/speedbrake systems '''[Git-only]'''
* Autopilot system '''[Git-only]'''
* [[Howto: Animated jetways|Animated jetway]] definitions
=== To-do ==* Finish cockpit* Finish autostart system=
* Fly-by-wire system
* Animate slats
== Related content ==
* [[Aircraft]]
* [[Aircraft Todo]]
= 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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