What engines are on the A330?

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What engines are on the A330?

The A330 was Airbus’s first airliner to offer a choice of three engines: the General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, or the Rolls-Royce Trent 700. The A330-300 has a range of 11,750 km or 6,350 nmi with 277 passengers, while the shorter A330-200 can cover 13,450 km or 7,250 nmi with 247 passengers.

Can an A330 fly on one engine?

According to Flightglobal, the United Boeing 777 and the Delta Airbus A330 were powered by different versions of Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000 turbofan engine. Fortunately for the passengers and crew, both twin-engined airliners involved are designed to fly for substantial amounts of time on a single engine.

Does Cathay Pacific use Boeing 737?

Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia,” Rupert Hogg said “about 50-50” of the airline’s fleet is made up of Boeing and Airbus planes — namely, the Boeing 777, Airbus A350 and A330. The airline does not fly the Boeing 737 Max.

How much fuel does an A330 hold?

Powering into the future

Range 13 450 km
Max take-off weight 242.00 tonnes
Max landing weight 182.00 tonnes
Max zero fuel weight 170.00 tonnes
Max fuel capacity 139 090 litres

What type of planes does Cathay Pacific fly?

Cathay Pacific operates a fleet consisting of Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Airbus A321neo, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, and Boeing 777 aircraft. Cathay Pacific Cargo operates two models of the Boeing 747.

When was the Airbus A330 delivered to Cathay Pacific?

On 19 July 2013, Airbus delivered its 1000th A330 to Cathay Pacific. The A330 became the first Airbus wide-body airliner to reach 1,000 deliveries, and the fourth wide-body to achieve the milestone after the Boeing 747, 767, and 777. As of January 2019, a total of 1,496 A330ceos had been ordered, with 1,437 delivered.

Which is the current engine option of the Airbus A330?

With launch of Airbus A330neo, the existing members of the Airbus A330 family (A330-200, 200F, 300, and MRTT) received the Airbus A330ceo (“current engine option”) name.

How many tonnes does an Airbus A330 freighter carry?

The freighter has a range of 7,400 km (4,000 nmi; 4,600 mi) with a 65 tonnes (140,000 lb) payload, or 5,900 km (3,200 nmi; 3,700 mi) with 70 tonnes (150,000 lb). The plane utilises the same nosegear as the passenger version; however, it is attached lower in the fuselage and housed in a distinctive bulbous “blister fairing”.

What was the tenth variant of the Airbus A300?

A tenth variant, the A300B10, was conceived in 1973 and developed into the longer-range Airbus A310. Airbus then focused its efforts on single-aisle (SA) studies, conceiving a family of airliners later known as the Airbus A320 family, the first commercial aircraft with digital fly-by-wire controls.

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