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PIA A300-B4 Reached 40,000ft Alt!  
User currently offlineGF-A330 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 1643 posts, RR: 2
Posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4793 times:

Video of PIA Airbus A300-B4 Setting the World Altitude record - 40,000 ft!!! The highest ever altitude by Airbus A300-B4 in commercial flying history: FL400. Captain Jazib Kamal, First Officer Umer, Flight Engineer Zakir flying from peshawar (main credit to the Captain). Video Credit Ali Uppal.

Please follow link: http://www.pakistaniaviation.com/

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User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26376 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4618 times:

Quoting GF-A330 (Thread starter):
Video of PIA Airbus A300-B4 Setting the World Altitude record - 40,000 ft!!! The highest ever altitude by Airbus A300-B4 in commercial flying history: FL400. Captain Jazib Kamal, First Officer Umer, Flight Engineer Zakir flying from peshawar (main credit to the Captain). Video Credit Ali Uppal.

Anyone know the A300's ceiling altitude?



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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 2, posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4560 times:

lol...its funny to listen to them speaking partly in urdu........but congrats to PK on the achievement.... bigthumbsup 


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User currently offlineJeffSFO From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 836 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4158 times:

Great video--they seem to be having a good time up there.

Quoting N1120A (Reply 1):
Anyone know the A300's ceiling altitude?

That's the million dollar question, nobody seems to know for sure and the answers vary quite a bit:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&s...+%2B+%22service+ceiling%22&spell=1

The highest I've seen published online is 40K feet. If that's accurate, it makes the PIA record all the more impressive.

Cheers,
Jeff

Note: Edited to correct a minor mistake.

[Edited 2005-09-23 11:32:50]

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3837 times:

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 2):
lol...its funny to listen to them speaking partly in urdu........but congrats to PK on the achievement....

Very Similiar to the Crew out here.Mix of various languages.Nice Video.
Congrats.
 bigthumbsup 



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