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What is a220 aircraft?

Last Updated: 14th March, 2020

The Airbus A220 is a family of narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners. The airliner was designed by Bombardier Aerospace and originally marketed as the Bombardier CSeries. In August 2019, Airbus opened a second assembly line for the aircraft at its Mobile, Alabama factory.

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Furthermore, is a220 fly by wire?

The Airbus A220 flight deck features a five-panel Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite and sidestick fly-by-wire controls.

One may also ask, where is Airbus a220 made? The A220 Family is assembled at Airbus' main Final Assembly Line in Mirabel and more recently, also at the programme's second assembly line in Mobile, Alabama. The world's first A220 (formerly called the C Series) was delivered in June 2016 to A220-100 launch operator SWISS.

Secondly, what is the range of the Airbus a220?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1500G geared turbofan engines specifically designed for the family, the A220-100 can connect distant airports with its 2,950 nm range and best-in-class airfield performance.

How many seats does an a220 have?


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