Mr.BA
Topic Author
Posts: 3310
Joined: Sun Sep 24, 2000 12:26 pm

Diff A330/A340

Sat Oct 13, 2001 6:11 pm

Hi everyone,

I have flown in the A330 numerous times. I have yet to try the A340, made an effort to though but SIA changed my A340 flight to a B744.

Anyway, I would like to hear from you guys what are the differences flying in a A330 and a A340?

Thanks

alvin
Boeing747 万岁!
 
sin777er
Posts: 420
Joined: Thu Sep 27, 2001 6:39 pm

RE: Diff A330/A340

Sat Oct 13, 2001 6:33 pm

A330-CX, PAL
A340-CX, SQ

The A340 is a little quieter than the 330. The 340 has 4 engines and the 330 has 2-everybody knows that. The 330 climbs faster than the 340.
 
Guest

RE: Diff A330/A340

Sat Oct 13, 2001 6:50 pm

The A330-200/300 has better takeoff performance over the CFM56 powered four engine A340-200/300. The two engine A330 has a total thrust of 144,000lbs with either GE CF6 or RR Trent 700s. The four engine A340-200/300 with 34,000lb thrust CFM56s has a total thrust of 136,000lbs.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos