Identifying your airplanes!


Identifying Airplanes

airbus boeing

                Vs

Difference 1:

Windows-

Airbus window is more square                                         Boeing window is more slant

 

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Difference 2:

Nose-

Airbus planes have rounder noses                                Boeing noses have sharp points

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Difference 3:

Tail-

Airbus’ tails are generally more aligned                                 Boeing tails are slightly further

with the fin tail that sticks up.                                                         back towards the end of the plane

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Identifying Models

Giant Planes (4 Engines)

  • A380
  • B747
  • A340

 

A380:

  1. Full Double Deck
  2. Curved Wings

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B747:

  1. Half double deck
  2. 747-400 smaller double deck than 747-800

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A340:

  1. Single deck
  2. 4 doors
  3. A340-200/300 has engines that looks disproportionately small
  4. A340-500/600 looks disproportionately long and skinny, and has more appropriately sized-looking engines

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A340-200/300

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A340-500/600

 

Mid Range Planes (2 Engines)

  • B777-200
  • B777-300
  • B787
  • A321
  • A330

 

B777-200:

  1. 4 Doors
  2. No winglets

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B777-300:

  1. 5 Doors
  2. No winglets

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B787:

  1. Zig-Zag cuts on engines
  2. 4 Doors
  3. Flat Body and nose

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A321:

  1. 4 Doors
  2. Total of 4 back wheels (2 X 2)
  3. Has Winglets

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A330:

  1. 4 Doors
  2. Nose pointy as Boeing
  3. Total of 8 back wheels (2 X 4)
  4. Has Winglets ( not as sharp as A321)

 

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3 Door Planes (2 Engines)

  • B757
  • B767

B757:

  1. No Winglets
  2. Total of 8 back wheels (2 X 4)
  3. Nose is flat all the way to the front

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B767:

  1. No Winglets
  2. Total of 8 back wheels (2 X 4)
  3. Nose is pointy

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2 Door Planes (2 Engines)

  • A320
  • B737

A320:

Classic Airbus features

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B737

Classic Boeing features

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A unique plane : B727

  • 3 Engines
  • All 3 Engines on the tail

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