Tue, Apr 09, 2013
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research any intriguing terms.
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Wide Body Aircraft
Generally considered to be any airliner with more than one aisle in the passenger cabin. Examples of wide-body aircraft include the Airbus A300, A310, A330, A340, A350 and A380; the Boeing B-747, B-767, B-777, B-787, DC-10 and MD-11. Technically, any aircraft with a fuselage diameter in excess of 200 inches may be considered a widebody.
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