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Why No Side Stick On Fed Ex A310?  
User currently offlineAirworthy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3700 times:

I saw the flightdeck of a FedEx A310-200 and I saw it didn't have an Airbus sidestick. Does Airbus make planes with yokes too?

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User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3075 posts, RR: 36
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3691 times:
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all A300s and a310s were built with yokes, the sidestick only came along with the A320 and its FBW flight controls. All models built by Airbus since then (A318/319/320/321/330/340 and A380 will too) all use the same setup.


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User currently offlineAirworthy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3666 times:

Thanks for the quick answer, I thought the side stick was an Airbus trademark from the beginning.

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