Get to know your Aircraft Series: Part 2

Airbus A350-1000 XWB

Weighing 221 tons the Airbus A350 XWB weighs as much as 24 adult elephants. Airbus combined the latest in aerodynamics, design, and technology to construct their latest A350-1000.

Composed of 52 percent composite materials, the aircraft is more resistant to electrical strikes and lighter in weight. The wings of the aircraft measure 32 meters long by six meters wide, making them the largest single aviation part composed of the carbon composites. Inside the cabin is also extra wide to accommodate for the 369 passengers on board. All passengers can ensure a comfortable and entertaining flight experience with standard 18-inch-wide seats for economy class and the latest features of in-flight entertainment. The new cabin design provides comfort with smooth curves, flowing lines, innovative lighting, and panoramic windows. When entering the Aircraft, passengers instantly have a sense of open atmosphere due to the large illuminated dome shape of the overhead ceiling. Taking entertainment to a new dimension, the aircraft is equipped with individual seat monitors and economy class screens starting at 12-inches, the new high-bandwidth fiber optics bring high-definition video to life!

 

Bombardier Challenger 650

Bombardier recently announced its launch of the new Challenger 650 at NBAA 2014 in October.The signature series aircraft is designed with customized cabinetry, seating,next-generation In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) and lighting. It’s top of the line enhanced GE engines offer a greater thrust and take off distance.

The aircraft cabin has been completely redesigned to be the widest in its class with unique features for optimized comfort and connectivity. Features such as large HD monitors, audio video on demands, Bluetooth integration combined help make this jet a new industry leader!

 

Boeing EA-18G Growler-

Boeing’s EA-18G Growler is known as the cornerstone of the naval Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) mission and is the fourth major variant of the F/A-18 family.  With the latest AEA avionics features, the capabilities of the warfare aircraft are endless.

Boeing EA-18G Growler Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia

Boeing EA-18G Growler
Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia

Highly effective in stand-off missions, the growlers also bring speed and agility to perform effective in the escort role. Operating as a self-protective system at a mere 33,090 lbs., components such as the Advanced Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, digital data links and air-to-air missiles will prove effective for target identification and prosecution.Photo Source:WikipediaSource:Wikipedia

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