ICAO aircraft code A318
Manufacturer Airbus
Country France
New price USD 62 million (2008)

The Airbus A318 is the smallest and least numerous variant airliner of the Airbus A320 family.

Specifications

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Airbus A318 specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
A318
Manufacturer
Airbus
Manufactured
2003 - 2013
Country
France
New purchase price
USD 62 million (2008)

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
Thales D-HUDS Avionics
Engine:
2x 2 X CFM56-5B
Turbofan
Power:
34,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
526 Kts
974 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
130 Kts
Travel range:
3,100 Nm
5,741 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.59 Nm / gallon
0.289 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
41,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
3000 feet / minute
15.24meter / second
Take Off Distance:
1780 meter - 5,839.82 feet
Landing Distance:
1230 meter - 4,035.38 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
68,000 Kg
149,913 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
57,500 Kg
126,765 lbs
Max Payload:
14,050 Kg
30,975 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
6,400 gallon
24,227 liter
Baggage Volume:
21.21 m3 / 749 ft3

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About the Airbus A318

The Airbus A318 is the smallest and least numerous variant airliner of the Airbus A320 family. The A318 carries 107 to 132 passengers and has a maximum range of 5,700km (3,100nmi). Final assembly of the aircraft took place in Hamburg, Germany.
It is intended primarily for short-range service.

The aircraft shares a common type rating with all other Airbus A320 family variants, allowing existing A320 family pilots to fly the aircraft without the need for further training. It is the largest commercial aircraft certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency for steep approach operations, allowing flights at airports such as London City.

The A318 entered service in July 2003 with Frontier Airlines. Relative to other Airbus A320 family variants, it has sold in only small numbers with total orders for 80 aircraft placed, and the order book was empty as of 30November2021. Air France was the largest operator of the Airbus A318. The type has zero accidents.

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