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Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Tue Sep 09, 2003 10:14 pm

I read that these four aircraft all have exact (same size also) the same wing. Is this true ? Can one wing be ideal for four aircraft ?
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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Tue Sep 09, 2003 10:17 pm

www.airbus.com


I'm sure that if you check the site, you'll find the answer you are looking for.
 
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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Tue Sep 09, 2003 11:41 pm

They are all the same wing, yes.

In the same regard the 737-600, -700, -800, and -900 have the same wing.

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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 12:04 am

The 737-NGs do not have the same wing, actually. Remember, the BBJ is the fuselage of a -700, but with the wings of an -800. In addition, the wingspan of the -900 is 117ft5in, while the -800 is 112ft7in (from Boeing's website).

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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 12:12 am

Actually, other than internal structural reinforcement and winglets, the NG wings are the same.
The difference, if you cared to look, was that the -800 spread was expressed without winglets...while the -900 reflected the incremental extension created by the winglets (even though I don't believe I have ever seen a 900 with winglets...).
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Both aircraft either benefit or are compromised by having common wings....depends on your point of view...
 
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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 12:49 am

The BBJ benefits from a different wing than the rest of the product line, I believe.

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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 1:07 am

According to the Boeing website, the BBJ has the standard -800 wing and wingbox (presumably for extra fuel).
 
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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 1:48 am

If you look carefully at the wing of an A321, you'll see small "spikes" (for lack of a better word) that look like small flap tracks on the flaps themselves that are not present on the A320 or A319. I don't know if there is a difference in length or wing area, but the A321's wing looks different than the others because of the little "spikes". Does anyone know why they are there?

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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 5:03 am

The A321's wing is not the same as the A318/A319/A320.

The A321 has double-slotted flaps while the A318/A319/A320 all have single-slotted flaps, also known as simplex flaps.

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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 6:45 am

Incidentally, winglets are not even OFFERED AS OPTION on 737-900 series aircraft.

The wings are different. The -700 uses a different wing than the -800 and
-900.

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RE: Wing Of A318/319/320/321

Wed Sep 10, 2003 6:56 am

Same wings and cabinwidht in the 320-family.
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