DaveCT2003

The Airbus A220

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Well, I have to admit that I've not been following the development and production of the A220.  Take a look at the photos in the link below, and pay attention to the engine size compared to the rest of the aircraft!  Again, I don't know anything about the A220, but the photos of the engine size make me want to get my hands on the engineering and performance documentation! Really neat stuff!

 

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/delta-showcases-a220-interior-in-atlanta/

 

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Better than the dinky Embraer E-jet engines.  Those have always looked too small to me.  These on the A220 look pretty good.  A mini-777 eh?

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Well, the Airbus A220 is nothing different than the Bombardier C-Series (actually it IS the former C-Series), as written in the article below the picture... Name change took place already back in July, btw...

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You can thank Boeing for the renaming of the C-Series. Glad to see Airbus got involved.

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1 hour ago, marvic said:

You can thank Boeing for the renaming of the C-Series. Glad to see Airbus got involved.

 

Exactly. Nice to see the CS finally making to airlines despite Boeing's best effort to put them out of business.

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Hi all,

 

 Just for info only, Delta began prelem training last November which I saw when my son took me for a visit of the simulator building, well before it was a done deal. The diagrams I saw posted were most interesting to say the least. From what I remember, perhaps the most advanced bus cockpit yet,

 

Jack

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On 11/2/2018 at 1:35 PM, DaveCT2003 said:

Well, I have to admit that I've not been following the development and production of the A220.  Take a look at the photos in the link below, and pay attention to the engine size compared to the rest of the aircraft!  Again, I don't know anything about the A220, but the photos of the engine size make me want to get my hands on the engineering and performance documentation! Really neat stuff!

 

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/delta-showcases-a220-interior-in-atlanta/

 

 

Delta has four A220-100 (CS100) aircraft as of Jan. 2, 2018. Delta A220-100's are configured for short field/hot-and-high performance, equipped with PW1524G each rated at 24,400 Ibs. of takeoff thrust.  The weight (134,000 Ibs.) to total thrust (48,800 Ibs.) ratio is 2.754:1.  You may have heard Swiss and Air Baltic rave about the A220/CSeries incredible fuel efficiency, but what is not well-known is that the plane is a monster and has the best power-to-weight ratio of any mainline aircraft. You can look up some cockpit videos in addition to the YouTube videos posted by passengers in the links listed below.

 

Acceleration of an A220 from London City to Vr 132 knots (152 mph) takes 16 seconds:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD5Ar2JBqUQ

 

The MTOW takeoff field length is 4,800 feet for the A220-100, and 6,200 feet for the A220-300.  The aircraft has so much excess takeoff and climb thrust at full throttle, that the nose attitude must be held up at more than 25 degrees to keep its airspeed in check:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGl2B6VpxG0&t

 

An inflight video of the cockpit reveals fuel efficiency of the CS300:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZKryTA-e_Y

According to the engine displays shown at 7:42, the A220-300 burns a total of 3564 Ibs.per hour (or 810 kg/hr per engine) at Mach .78

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Speaking of the A220, are there any chance that Aerosoft will make it for P3D?

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24 minutes ago, Jlunddk said:

Speaking of the A220, are there any chance that Aerosoft will make it for P3D?

 

Maybe in 10 years when there is sufficient information available on the plane, at this moment it's unlikely (not to say impossible) to get the required data.

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