An225
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What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:31 am

I got a present from a friend of mine. She gave me a safety instruction leaflet which she took from her flight TLV-ZRH. According to the writing on the top right-corner, the flight was performed by an A320E.
I heavn't heared about such a model. Can someone shed light on this matter?


Many thanks,

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RE: What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:41 am

It is the A320 Enhanced, basically a few minor upgrades to the aircraft to give it better performance.
But it isn't being delivered until....2009? So IDK what your friend was on.
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RE: What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:43 am

They may have updated the safety cards a bit early.  scratchchin 

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RE: What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:49 am

What can I say. She did tell me she was ill.
But still, I do have the safety card in fron of me - and it says A320E
Swiss web site doesn't says anything about such a model (only A320)
So, again, what do you guys think it is?
 
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RE: What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 3:48 am

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RE: What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 3:50 am

mmmmmmmm as nice a gift as that is..... are safety cards not there for a reason  Silly
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RE: What Is A320E?

Thu Sep 28, 2006 4:33 pm

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 5):
mmmmmmmm as nice a gift as that is..... are safety cards not there for a reason Silly

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RE: What Is A320E?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:32 am

Quoting An225 (Thread starter):
Can someone shed light on this matter?

The actual Airbus A320E will not be in service for a little while yet, I understand the first of the have only recently been ordered.

This designation would be a company internal customisation of the card, I would suggest it would be say a customisation for the economy seat (life jacket location etc is different to F/J), or it maybe an ETOPS aircraft.

The ETOPS aircraft may have slide/rafts installed with other additional safety equipment over a standard model.
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RE: What Is A320E?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:35 am

Safety cards are for plane spotters to have a souveneir of their trip. So what if the plane goes down on it's next flight and someone dies? We are men! We must hunt and gather! Especially when the object of our gathering is a small card covered with drawings of hapless victims of airline incompetence!
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RE: What Is A320E?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:50 am

I have seen quite a few "lettered" safety cards. AFAIK it normally designates the revision of the safety card.
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