In July 1978 the European manufacturer Airbus began work on their second aircraft, the
A310. It would be a medium-to long-range wide-body airliner based on the Airbus larger
first aircraft the A300. The first flight of the A310 took place on April 3, 1982 with the first
service flight in April 1983 with Lufthansa. In 1985 the A310-300 production began as a
longer range version of the A310-200 and is capable of carrying an additional 15,430
pounds of fuel in its tail-plane. The last A310 was delivered in June 1998.


In 1958 Interflug (Internationaler Flug) was formed as the East German charter airline
while "Deutsche Lufthansa" was the regular carrier. In 1963 the name “Lufthansa” was
officially awarded to the West German airline so Interflug became state owned providing
both types of service. In 1989 Interflug received 3 A310-304. Their second A310 was
DDR-ABB delivered on June 30, 1989. In October 1990 when Germany reunified it
became D-AOAB. In 1991 Interflug was liquidated and the 3 A310’s were acquired by the
Government. In August 1991 D-AOAB became German Air Force 10+22.



Airbus A310-300 Series Specifications

Type aircraft - Medium to long range wide body airliner

First Flight - A310-300, July 8, 1985. Aircraft registration (F-WWCA)

First Delivery -  A310-300, December 1985 to Wardair

Cockpit crew - 2

Passengers – 280

Length – 46.66 m   (153.1 ft)

Height – 15.8 m   (51.84 ft)

Wingspan – 43.90 m   (144 ft)


Fuselage Diameter – 5.64 m   (18.5 ft)

Cruise Speed – 850 km/h   (528 mph)

Service Ceiling – 10,668 m   (35,000 ft)

Maximum Range – 7,982 km   (4,960 miles)


Weight
Empty – 80,600 kg   (177,700 lbs)
Maximum Payload – 33,300 kg   (73,410 lbs)
Maximum Take off – 150,000 kg   (330,700 lbs)


Engines
- A310-304 2 X General Electric CF6-80C2A2 rated 231 kN.
- A310-304 2 X General Electric CF6-80C2A8 rated 258 kN.
- A310-322 2 X Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4E1 rated 214 kN.
- A310-324 2 X Pratt & Whitney PW4152 rated 231 kN.
- A310-325 2 X Pratt & Whitney PW4156A rated 249 kN.
1/200 scale die-cast metal with minimal use of plastic.
All markings are tampo (pad) applied, no decals to discolor or flake.
Rolling rubber wheels.
Landing gear can be removed or added.
Model comes with a display stand.
A brief history of the aircraft type and the airline is supplied with each model.
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