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PIA A300-B4 Reached 40,000ft Alt!

Fri Sep 23, 2005 5:54 am

Video of PIA Airbus A300-B4 Setting the World Altitude record - 40,000 ft!!! The highest ever altitude by Airbus A300-B4 in commercial flying history: FL400. Captain Jazib Kamal, First Officer Umer, Flight Engineer Zakir flying from peshawar (main credit to the Captain). Video Credit Ali Uppal.

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RE: PIA A300-B4 Reached 40,000ft Alt!

Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:44 am

Quoting GF-A330 (Thread starter):
Video of PIA Airbus A300-B4 Setting the World Altitude record - 40,000 ft!!! The highest ever altitude by Airbus A300-B4 in commercial flying history: FL400. Captain Jazib Kamal, First Officer Umer, Flight Engineer Zakir flying from peshawar (main credit to the Captain). Video Credit Ali Uppal.

Anyone know the A300's ceiling altitude?
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RE: PIA A300-B4 Reached 40,000ft Alt!

Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:02 am

lol...its funny to listen to them speaking partly in urdu........but congrats to PK on the achievement.... bigthumbsup 
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RE: PIA A300-B4 Reached 40,000ft Alt!

Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:10 pm

Great video--they seem to be having a good time up there.

Quoting N1120A (Reply 1):
Anyone know the A300's ceiling altitude?

That's the million dollar question, nobody seems to know for sure and the answers vary quite a bit:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&s...+%2B+%22service+ceiling%22&spell=1

The highest I've seen published online is 40K feet. If that's accurate, it makes the PIA record all the more impressive.

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Jeff

Note: Edited to correct a minor mistake.

[Edited 2005-09-23 11:32:50]
 
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RE: PIA A300-B4 Reached 40,000ft Alt!

Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:43 pm

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 2):
lol...its funny to listen to them speaking partly in urdu........but congrats to PK on the achievement....

Very Similiar to the Crew out here.Mix of various languages.Nice Video.
Congrats.
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