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Wing Of A318/319/320/321  
User currently offlineSjoerd From Belgium, joined Aug 2003, 361 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 2641 times:

I read that these four aircraft all have exact (same size also) the same wing. Is this true ? Can one wing be ideal for four aircraft ?


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User currently offlineBoingGoingGone From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 2626 times:

www.airbus.com


I'm sure that if you check the site, you'll find the answer you are looking for.


User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2544 times:

They are all the same wing, yes.

In the same regard the 737-600, -700, -800, and -900 have the same wing.

N


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8893 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2495 times:

The 737-NGs do not have the same wing, actually. Remember, the BBJ is the fuselage of a -700, but with the wings of an -800. In addition, the wingspan of the -900 is 117ft5in, while the -800 is 112ft7in (from Boeing's website).

Jeff


User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2470 times:

Actually, other than internal structural reinforcement and winglets, the NG wings are the same.
The difference, if you cared to look, was that the -800 spread was expressed without winglets...while the -900 reflected the incremental extension created by the winglets (even though I don't believe I have ever seen a 900 with winglets...).
Brgds.

Both aircraft either benefit or are compromised by having common wings....depends on your point of view...


User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2400 times:

The BBJ benefits from a different wing than the rest of the product line, I believe.

N


User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2370 times:

According to the Boeing website, the BBJ has the standard -800 wing and wingbox (presumably for extra fuel).

User currently offlineMD80Nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 900 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2290 times:

If you look carefully at the wing of an A321, you'll see small "spikes" (for lack of a better word) that look like small flap tracks on the flaps themselves that are not present on the A320 or A319. I don't know if there is a difference in length or wing area, but the A321's wing looks different than the others because of the little "spikes". Does anyone know why they are there?

Cheers, Ralph



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User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 59
Reply 8, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2200 times:

The A321's wing is not the same as the A318/A319/A320.

The A321 has double-slotted flaps while the A318/A319/A320 all have single-slotted flaps, also known as simplex flaps.

Regards



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User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5722 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2136 times:

Incidentally, winglets are not even OFFERED AS OPTION on 737-900 series aircraft.

The wings are different. The -700 uses a different wing than the -800 and
-900.

R


User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 850 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2093 times:

Same wings and cabinwidht in the 320-family.


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