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''This includes the following models: A318-111, A319-111, A319-131, A320-111, A320-211, A320-231, A321-211, A321-231, A320-family''
 
 
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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.
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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 A320.
  
 
== Variants ==
 
== Variants ==
* <tt>A318-111</tt>: Airbus A318-111 with CFM56 engines
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* <tt>A320-100-CFM</tt>: Airbus A320-100 with CFM56 5A1 engines
* <tt>A319-111</tt>: Airbus A319-111 with CFM56 engines
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* <tt>A320-200-CFM</tt>: Airbus A320-200 with CFM56 5B4 engines
* <tt>A319-131</tt>: Airbus A319-131 with IAE V2500 engines
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* <tt>A320-200-IAE</tt>: Airbus A320-200 with IAE V2527 A5 engines
* <tt>A320-111</tt>: Airbus A320-111 with CFM56 engines
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* <tt>A320neo-CFM</tt>: Airbus A320-111 with CFM56 LEAP-1A engines
* <tt>A320-211</tt>: Airbus A320-211 with CFM56 engines
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* <tt>A320neo-PW</tt>: Airbus A320neo with PW1127G geared turbofan engines
* <tt>A230-231</tt>: Airbus A320-231 with IAE V2500 engines
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* <tt>A321-211</tt>: Airbus A321-211 with CFM56 engines
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* <tt>A321-231</tt>: Airbus A321-231 with IAE V2500 engines
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== Startup procedures ==
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''This applies to all the A320 models''<br />
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1. Start the APU. APU starter ON and APU master switch ON.<br />
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2. APU electric generator ON.<br />
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3. Engine start knob START.<br />
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4. (Wait a couple seconds...) Engine cutoff switches RUN.<br />
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5. Engine 1 and engine 2 electric generators ON. APU electric generator OFF.<br />
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6. APU starter and master switch off. Engine start knob OFF.
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==Checklists==
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'''Pre-Start Checklist'''
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Parking Brake SET
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Throttle IDLE
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Fuel Flow CUTOFF
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BATT Master Switch ON
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Panel Light AS REQUIRED
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Avionics ON
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Gear Lever CHECK DOWN
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Flaps UP
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Spoiler RETRACTED
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FMC / FSNAV Flight Plan GENERATE / LOAD
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ACTIVATE / “PLAN” button
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Fuel Quantity CALC / LOAD
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Engine Instruments CHECK
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Pitot Heat / De-Ice / Aircraft Lighting OFF
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Flight controls CHECK
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Fasten Seat Belts ON
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No Smoking Sign ON
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Check Weather (ATIS, Flight Services)
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De-Ice TEST/CHECK
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Request Clearance
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Transponder STANDBY
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Beacon ON
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'''Startup Checklist'''
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Thrust Levers IDLE
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Engine Area CLEAR
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APU PRS ACTIVATE
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APU ON ACTIVATE ==> AVAIL (green)
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Mode Selector IGN
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Eng 1 Start Switch START (hold)
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At N2 > 20% Fuel Flow ON
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N1 increasing as N2 incr. CHECK
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Oil Pressure CHECK
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Generator 1 ON
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Repeat for Eng 2
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'''Landing Checklist'''
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Landing Gear CHECK DOWN
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Autopilot OFF
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Autothrottle OFF
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Landing Speed 145 KIAS
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After touchdown Apply Reverse Thrust, at
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60 KIAS: Cancel Reverse Thrust
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Spoilers VERIFY EXTENDED
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Brakes AS REQUIRED
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Taxi To Ramp
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Strobe Lights OFF
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Flaps UP
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Spoilers RETRACTED
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Taxi Lights ON
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Landing Lights OFF
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Speed Max. 20 KIAS
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Transponder OFF
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Elevator Trim TAKEOFF SETTING
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Lights AS DESIRED
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APU PRS ACTIVATE
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APU ON ACTIVATE ==> AVAIL (green)
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'''Shutdown Checklist'''
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Brake SET
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Throttle IDLE
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Passenger Signs OFF
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Aircondition fan OFF
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Pitot Heat / De-Ice OFF
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Taxi Lights / Nav Lights OFF
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Avionics OFF
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Fuel Flow Eng. 1 / Eng. 2 OFF
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Beacon OFF
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GEN Switches 1 – 2 OFF
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APU PRS OFF
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Panel Light OFF
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BATT Master Switch OFF
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== Development status ==
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=== Completed ===
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* Base model(s)
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* Animations
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* Instruments
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* 3d [[cockpit]]
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* Autobrake/speedbrake systems '''[Git-only]'''
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* Autopilot system '''[Git-only]'''
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* [[Livery over MP|Livery select]]
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* [[Howto: Implement generic tyre smoke|Tire smoke]]
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* [[Howto: Add contrails|Contrails]]
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* [[Howto: Implement pushback|Pushback]]
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* Engine fire system
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* [[Howto: Animated jetways|Animated jetway]] definitions
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=== To-do ===
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* Fly-by-wire system
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* Animate slats
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== Related content ==
 
== Related content ==
* [[Aircraft]]
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* [[IDG-A32X]] - the A320-family was derived from the IDG-A32X, in turn derived from the A320neo by Omega95 / the original A320-family
* [[Aircraft Todo]]
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* [[Airbus A319]] (in development separately)
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* [[Airbus A321]] (in development separately)
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= External links =
 
= External links =
* [http://forum.flightgear.org/viewtopic.php?t=9032 Development thread]
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* [https://forum.flightgear.org/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=36410 Development thread]
* {{gitorious source|proj=airbus-aircraft|repo=a320|text=A320-family at the Gitorious archive}}
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* [http://www.airbus.com/en/aircraftfamilies/a320/ Airbus A320 Family official homepage]
 
* [http://www.airbus.com/en/aircraftfamilies/a320/ Airbus A320 Family official homepage]
  

Revision as of 11:06, 28 March 2020

Airbus A320 Family
FGAddon
A320-family.jpg
The 3d cockpit of the A320-family
The 3d cockpit of the A320-family
Type Airliner
Configuration Low wing aircraft, Monoplane aircraft, Retractable gear aircraft, Tricycle landing gear aircraft
Propulsion Twinjet (Jet aircraft, Twin-engine aircraft)
Manufacturer Airbus
Author(s)
  • Josh Davidson (Octal450)
  • Jonathan Redpath (legoboyvdlp)
  • merspieler
  • Matthew Maring (hayden2000)
  • Thorsten Herrmann (TH-555)
  • Semir Gebran (CaptB)
FDM JSBSim
--aircraft= A320-100-CFM
A320-200-CFM

A320-200-IAE

A320neo-CFM

A320neo-PW
Status Advanced production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-5.png
 Cockpit Stars-5.png
 Model Stars-4.png
Supports Checklists Canvas
Development
 Website The website for the Airbus A320 Family developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Airbus A320 Family.
Download Download the Airbus A320 Family aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.1).
License GPLv2+

The Airbus A320 Family is a series of narrow-body commercial passenger jets manufactured by Airbus Industries. Designed for short to medium hauls, the aircraft pioneer fly-by-wire technology and regularly compete with the Boeing 737 series. The series includes the Airbus A320.

Variants

  • A320-100-CFM: Airbus A320-100 with CFM56 5A1 engines
  • A320-200-CFM: Airbus A320-200 with CFM56 5B4 engines
  • A320-200-IAE: Airbus A320-200 with IAE V2527 A5 engines
  • A320neo-CFM: Airbus A320-111 with CFM56 LEAP-1A engines
  • A320neo-PW: Airbus A320neo with PW1127G geared turbofan engines

Related content

  • IDG-A32X - the A320-family was derived from the IDG-A32X, in turn derived from the A320neo by Omega95 / the original A320-family

External links