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The Airbus A220 is a regional jetliner, formerly known as the Bombardier CSeries.

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A220 Direct Law Mode trim control

When A220's PFCCs are all failed, the airplane enters direct law mode. In this mode, from description, pilots should manually control stabilizer trim. When this situation occurs, does pilot need to ...
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Questions with A220 control logics

I'm gonna take simulator check for new-hired co-pilots. The company will do simulator test in A220 for new-hired copilots. Their applicants have no experience in jets, have experiences only in single ...
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A220 roaring sound

I have noticed that the A220 makes a very roaring noise when the engines spool up from idle. Definitely distinctive compared to other aircraft. In fact, it gets to the point where I can hear this ...
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In the last year, did Airbus make any changes to existing or newly built A220s control panels or AT/AP software?

As reported in various places (e.g. by simplyflying.com), there were two near-catastrophes in the A220, not because of the widely-discussed engine topic¹, but because of how autopilot & ...
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Scared of flying in an Airbus A220

The A220 is exclusively powered by PW1500G geared turbofan engines, which have a history of reliability issues. Multiple airlines grounded their entire A220 fleet amid engine concerns (A220 Engine ...
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Height from the ground of aircrafts doors

I'm searching for the height from the ground of these AA/CC doors (front and back) Boeing 737-800 Boeing 737-8200 (800-max) Airbus A319 Airbus A320 Airbus A321 Airbus A220 Airbus A340 I know only ...
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Is there any information regarding the combustion efficiency of LH2 over kerosene?

Taking as reference the airbus A220 it needs around 22000 lt of kerosene to be filled. Is there a rough analogy of how much LH2 would the same aircraft need to operate in similar ranges. Of course ...
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Help me understand the A220-100 takeoff chart

Here is the takeoff performance chart of the Airbus A220 (CS100). According to Wikipedia, the MTOW runway length needed is 1500 metres. However, this chart seems to suggest that a runway length of ...
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How does the A220-300 have lower fuel capacity and longer range than the -100 variant?

The A220-100 and -300 variants have relevant specs of (respectively) fuel capacities of 21,805L and 21,508L MTOW of 63T and 71T Range of 3450 nmi and 3600 nmi How is the bigger, heavier variant ...
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Do the A220's controls have force feedback for dual pilot inputs?

Airbus's 3x0 series designs have often been criticized following incidents and accidents over the relative lack of haptic feedback on the control sticks. Dual input conditions give a visual (and aural?...
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Where is the ram air inlet duct on the A220 for the fuel inerting system? Is it the same duct as the air conditioing?

Title says it all... just trying to find out if there is a second NACA duct for the fuel inerting system on the A220, or if it's the same duct that is used for the air conditioning inlet.
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Does the A220-300 have krueger flaps or are all of its leading-edge highlift devices slats?

They look like slats to me, but I could be wrong. I'm asking because I know the 737, a very similar airplane, has inboard krueger flaps. Also, what number of slats/krueger flaps does it have?
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What is the absolute ceiling of the A319-100, B737-700 and A220?

What is the absolute ceiling of the A319-100, B737-700 and A220? I have found the service ceiling in Jane's and their type certificate data sheets, but nothing on the absolute ceiling.
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Why does the A320 still have this old fashioned nose?

Another answer stated that Airbus was less focused on just brand image, and more on aerodynamics, explaining the more rounded nose of it's 320 vs the 737's. But it still has flat cockpit panes which ...
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What is that sensor on the Airbus A220?

What is the that sensor in the picture?
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Why is Bombardier selling off all of its airliner series?

Bombardier’s product lineup formerly had three separate families of airliners (in addition to its side business with the Challenger, Learjet, and Global business-jet series): The DHC-8 (Dash 8, Q-...
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What is the yellow marking underneath Delta A220 doors?

I've recently noticed a yellow marking underneath the left door of Delta A220s. It's a yellow rectangle with a black T on it and it is exclusive to Delta and no other airlines on the A220. Any ideas ...
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Why do the A220 cockpit seats have a cutout?

Why do cockpit seats on the A220 have a cutout on the bottom cushion? The answers to Aircraft pilot's seats: what is the notch for? explain that these cutouts allow for easier maneuverability of the ...
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Does the C series from Bombardier incorporate composite materials into the fuselage and/or wings?

Does the C series from Bombardier incorporate composite materials into the fuselage and/or wings? If so, what material is used, and where is it applied. Because of Airbus's 50% market share in the ...
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How does the Bombardier CSeries compare to existing single-aisle jet-liners?

With news breaking in that Airbus will acquire a large part of Bombardier's CSeries program, I'm curious, just how much better are the new planes from Bombardier compared to single aisle planes like ...
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Are direct law command gains monitored for correctness when flight control computer is in normal mode?

This question is specific to Bombardier C-Series aircraft which has three modes: Flight control computer normal mode, FCC Direct mode and REU direct mode: (I am not sure if other aircraft have an ...
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What are the aerodynamic differences between the nose designs of the CSeries and the Boeing 737? [duplicate]

The Bombardier CSeries and the Boeing 737 are two aircraft in the same class. Their nose shapes are very different from each other though as can be seen in these two images. What are the major ...
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Why are these windows on some airplanes red?

There are some red windows on the 737 and the CS-300 as well. Why are they painted red? Source Source
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