BASE PRICE: $ 81,200,000
INTERIOR BUDGET: $ 22M - $ 28M
The A320 Program was Launched in 1984 as a joint European program with large support from France, UK, and Germany governments. Following a historic first flight on February 22nd,1987, the first A320 entered service with launch operator Air France in 1988. A stretched version designed A321 followed, entering service with launch customer Lufthansa in 1994.
The A319, a shrink fuselage version entered service in 1996 with launch customer Swissair. This version served in 1997 as the launch model of Airbus Corporate Jet with auxiliary fuel tanks fitted A319CJ. The A319NEO is the second generation of A319 featuring the latest generation engines from Pratt & Whitney and CFM.
Over the years Airbus Corporate Jet developed a large set of corporate-specific enhancement to the A320 Family including a 41,000 ft cruise ceiling increase, a lower cabin altitude offering to 6,400 ft, airbus designed auxiliary fuel tanks, 180 Min ETOPS capability, integrated Airstairs for autonomous boarding and the latest generation of broadband cabin connectivity.
|8 Passengers Range||6,750 nm|
|Maximum Speed||M 0.82|
|High-Speed Cruise||M 0.80|
|Takeoff Distance||6,070 ft|
|Landing Distance||4,460 ft|
|Maximum Cruise Altitude||41,000 ft|
|Maximum Takeoff||170,417 lb|
|Maximum Landing||140,875 lb|
|Maximum Zero Fuel||132,939 lb|
|Usable Fuel||9,880 USG|
|Maximum Payload/Full Fuel||–|
Typical Floor Plans
|Cabin Height||7 ft 5 in|
|Cabin Width||12 ft 2 in|
|Cabin Length||79 ft|
|Cabin Volume||6,710 cu.ft|
|Cabin Area||893.4 ft2|
|External (Maximum)||944 cu.ft (0 ACT)|
|External (Minimum)||128 cu.ft (5 ACT)|
The A320 pioneered the fly-by-wire technology with sidestick controls in the commercial aircraft market. Following its introduction, the wide A320 cockpit layout will be adopted by all following Airbus products.
The advanced cockpit uses a selection of suppliers and avionics equipment to offer advanced navigation, communication, and surveillance functionalities. An optional dual Head-Up Display (HUD) system from Thales can be installed in the cockpit allowing for enhanced situation awareness and low visibility operations.
|Manufacturer (1)||Pratt & Whitney|
|Manufacturer (1)||Pratt & Whitney Canada|