Aviation Photo #0313149 Airbus A340-642 - South African Airways

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As the A340-600 is almost 7m longer than a 747-400 and does not have body gear steering - it will be fitted with a camera in the tail to allow the pilots to taxi as no part of the wing will be visible from the cockpit. The camera views will appear on the inboard ND's (the 2 inboard screens on either side of the cockpit)
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    Julian Whitelaw
    South African Airways
    Airbus A340-642
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus A340-600
    Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts)
    South Africa
    January 18, 2003
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Comments (6)

13 years ago
Cockpit shot in detail of one of the most sophisticated airliners.
12 years ago
Good clear image
10 years ago
WOW!!Compare this Cockpit to the A380!!! This Cockpit looks ancient!!
9 years ago
Very clean looking cockpit...looks very user friendly...
9 years ago
The A340-600 for me is my 4th favorite jet, being followed by the B747-8, B777-200LR and the B737-900NG. I am not a real pilot, but I do fly on simulators, and I know enough about this mentioned aircraft
8 years ago
The right Illumination and focus allows to detail the whole object without any glare or mud. Wonderful

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