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Widest Passenger Fuselage?  
User currently offlineYak42 From Ireland, joined Oct 2000, 801 posts, RR: 6
Posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1135 times:

Im not sure which is the widest widebody. Could it be the B747 or the IL86/96 or what? Anybody know?
-nightgimp

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User currently offlineRIX From United States of America, joined exactly 14 years ago today! , 1787 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1083 times:

AFAIK, 747 followed by 777 and DC10/MD11 (or is 1011 wider?). I think Il86/96 is the next. A380 will be the widest when it is built.

User currently offlineGanymed From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1074 times:

As far as I know they come in following order:

A380,
B747,
L1011,
B777,
Il 86/96,
DC-10/MD-11,
A300/310/330/340,
B767.

Regards


User currently offlineRIX From United States of America, joined exactly 14 years ago today! , 1787 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1059 times:

I'm sure (unless I see the exact numbers) DC10/MD11 is wider than Il86/96. I flew in 3-4-3 MD11 (OH-LGA, the first one in airline service), and it was all right, hardly different from 2-5-2 OH-LGB. But from my Il86 experience (4 flights, all 3-3-3) it seemed to be no space for 10th seat. Again, it may be subjective, so may be somebody provides with the numbers...

User currently offlineGanymed From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1042 times:

Sorry 'bout the little bug.

You're right,RIX,DC-10/MD-11 have a slightly larger fuselage cross-section with 5.74m compared to the 5.66m of the Il-86/96.


User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4531 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1032 times:

Contrary to popular belief, the A380 does not have the widest fuselage. The A380 will be in a 2-4-2 Y class configuration. The 747, 777, DC-10, MD-11, IL86, L1011, and the IL96 are all wider than the A380.

User currently offlineQuadstarA343E! From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1025 times:

Cba, your tottally wrong...the a380 will be same or slitly wider then the 747 or other widebodies outhere and it's seating plane is 3-4-3. you where probably thinking about the upper deck class which it will be 2-4-2 in Y class. unlike like the 747 which is 2-2 or 3-3 ..........

Rgrds-QS343E!


User currently offline777gk From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1641 posts, RR: 18
Reply 7, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1028 times:

Well, Cba, you are half-right.

The UPPER deck of the A380 will have the classic Airbus 2-4-2 layout in economy, but on the main deck, an accomodation of 3-4-3 will be fitted. I saw a cutaway drawing of this jet at Paris Airport in Air France livery and saw these configurations. I'm sure they're somewhere at airbus.com as well.


User currently offlineEarly Air From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 611 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1007 times:

The 747 is the largest. The A380 will be larger.

Rgds,
Early Air


User currently offlineDaevosh From Spain, joined Feb 2001, 32 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 973 times:

Remember, seats on the 380 have separate armrests and this are wider than normal economy seats. I hope the day comes soon I can ride one of these beasts!!

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