Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Wingspan Greater Than Fuselage.  
User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1203 times:

Gentlemen...
About 5 months ago I posted this same topic about any aircraft whose wings are longer than its fuselage.
So, at the risk of deletion...I made this list. What I like to hear from anyone if I left any aircrafts out. All types & models are welcome. Any corrections are appreciated also.
A318, A319, A330-200, A340-200, A380.
737-600/700, 747SP, 767-200.
L-1011-500.
Thanks & regards.


"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." --Ben Franklin
3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineTrintocan From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2000, 3258 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1181 times:

Sorry, not the 767-200. The fuselage is slightly longer than the span. (48ft to about 47 feet). Most turboprops and practically all piston-engined planes have longer wingspans, apparently to balance the weight of the engine nacelles and to space the propellers from fuselage and each other. Newer stretched turboprops actually have longer fuselages though (ATR 72, Dash 8 Q400).

IL96-300 has longer wings too, as do An 124-100 and An 225.

trintocan.



Hop to it, fly for life!
User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1148 times:

The C-130/L-100, 44m vs. 40m, if I remember correctly, on the regular (not the extended fuselage) version.

LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineATA L1011 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1392 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1143 times:

TRISTAR-500 body is also longer than its span by 1 foot.


Treat others as you expect to be treated!
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Wingspan Longer Than Fuselage. posted Sun Feb 25 2001 00:13:08 by FlagshipAZ
Value Of Boeing Deliveries Greater Than Airbus's? posted Thu Jan 18 2007 20:38:33 by AerospaceFan
SAT O&D #'s? Greater Than CVG,MSP,CLE Etc.? posted Wed Mar 24 2004 03:29:12 by ORBITJFK
LH747-8I:Same Fuselage-length Than The Cargo747-8? posted Wed Dec 13 2006 19:18:15 by MD 11
'Holier Than Thou' --> No Mergers posted Wed Feb 7 2007 15:03:26 by ChrisNH
Carseat Larger Than Seat Width...Issue? posted Tue Jan 30 2007 20:53:23 by Cha747
Why Does GLA See More Int'l Flights Than EDI? posted Mon Jan 29 2007 11:56:19 by 8herveg
Picture Of First Sukhoi Superjet 100 Fuselage posted Mon Jan 29 2007 11:33:28 by ENU
NW CRJ-900/E195 Less Seats Than DC-9-50 posted Sun Jan 28 2007 15:55:00 by Falstaff
Airbus : Partners Better Than Integration? posted Sat Jan 27 2007 13:35:31 by Aither