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What Is A320E?  
User currently offlineAn225 From Israel, joined May 2005, 190 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1834 times:

I got a present from a friend of mine. She gave me a safety instruction leaflet which she took from her flight TLV-ZRH. According to the writing on the top right-corner, the flight was performed by an A320E.
I heavn't heared about such a model. Can someone shed light on this matter?


Many thanks,

An225

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User currently offlineFuturecaptain From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1797 times:

It is the A320 Enhanced, basically a few minor upgrades to the aircraft to give it better performance.
But it isn't being delivered until....2009? So IDK what your friend was on.


User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1788 times:

They may have updated the safety cards a bit early.  scratchchin 

Harry



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User currently offlineAn225 From Israel, joined May 2005, 190 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

What can I say. She did tell me she was ill.
But still, I do have the safety card in fron of me - and it says A320E
Swiss web site doesn't says anything about such a model (only A320)
So, again, what do you guys think it is?


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1646 times:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eneral_aviation/read.main/2833129/
A320 Enhanced.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineLegoguy From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 3312 posts, RR: 39
Reply 5, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1646 times:

mmmmmmmm as nice a gift as that is..... are safety cards not there for a reason  Silly


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User currently offlineChiad From Norway, joined May 2006, 1148 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1405 times:

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 5):
mmmmmmmm as nice a gift as that is..... are safety cards not there for a reason Silly

LOL.


User currently offlineZeke From Hong Kong, joined Dec 2006, 9031 posts, RR: 75
Reply 7, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 1180 times:

Quoting An225 (Thread starter):
Can someone shed light on this matter?

The actual Airbus A320E will not be in service for a little while yet, I understand the first of the have only recently been ordered.

This designation would be a company internal customisation of the card, I would suggest it would be say a customisation for the economy seat (life jacket location etc is different to F/J), or it maybe an ETOPS aircraft.

The ETOPS aircraft may have slide/rafts installed with other additional safety equipment over a standard model.



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User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8093 posts, RR: 54
Reply 8, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 1177 times:

Safety cards are for plane spotters to have a souveneir of their trip. So what if the plane goes down on it's next flight and someone dies? We are men! We must hunt and gather! Especially when the object of our gathering is a small card covered with drawings of hapless victims of airline incompetence!


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User currently onlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17030 posts, RR: 67
Reply 9, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 1136 times:

I have seen quite a few "lettered" safety cards. AFAIK it normally designates the revision of the safety card.


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