Questions tagged [airbus-a310]

A widebody twinjet airliner produced by Airbus from 1982 to 1998 as a smaller derivative of the A300.

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What failure modes did Airbus seek to eliminate or mitigate when they changed the design of the A310/A300-600's rudder travel limiter?

In the NTSB report on the crash of American Airlines Flight 587, it is mentioned (in the context of the changes between the A300-B2/B4's rudder system, on the one hand, and the A310/A300-600's rudder ...
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Why were early AFRP A300/A310 rudders prone to delaminating?

Reading the TSB report about that time an A310's rudder flew the coop, I came across this piece of background information (section 1.12.9.1, History of Earlier Design Aramid Fibre-Reinforced Plastic ...
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A310 wing attachment point details?

Does anyone have an SRM (structural repair manual) or AMM (aircraft maintenance manual) available for the Airbus A310? How is the wing attached to the fuselage? What types of bolts are used? Are ...
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A couple of questions about Aeroflot flight 593 [duplicate]

I recently heard about Aeroflot flight 593 and I know the cause is pilot error or whatever you would like to call that, but I have a couple of question about the aircraft. First of all, I have never ...
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How is fuel managed in the Zero-G A310?

There are several Zero-G airplanes to experiment briefly microgravity without going into orbit. One is the A310 from Novespace (F-WNOV): Novespace A310 F-WNOV (source: Jonas Wirz at Airplane-Pictures....
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Was the Airbus A300/A310 ever supplied with a yoke and not a sidestick?

In the Air Crash Investigation episode "Kid In The Cockpit," which details the crash of Aeroflot Flight 593, the video shows the plane had a yoke not a sidestick I was under the impression all Airbus ...