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.


N401FE originally was an A310-203 MSN 191 built in 1982 and delivered to Lufthansa on
March 9, 1984 as D-AICA. On January 27, 1995 the aircraft was purchased by Federal
Express and was registered as N401FE. The aircraft was converted to an A310-203(F)
and given the name “David”. The aircraft was operational for FedEX until October 2009
when it was placed in storage. It is stored at the former George Air Force Base and the
facility prefers to be called Southern California Logistics.



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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Airbus A310-203(F)
FedEx "N401FE"
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