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Based in France, and with significant activity across Europe, the company produces approximately half of the world's jet airliners.

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Can I buy a A320 FCOM, FCTM and QRG as non-pilot?

I am very interested in the Airbus Systems. I really like the FCOM of the A320, there are some of them on the internet. However, I like holding physical books in my hands more, than reading them on a ...
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What kind of heaters are used for heated floor panels?

In some Airbus planes, they have heated floor panels. So, what kind of heaters are being used there?
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What documentation do Airbus/Boeing supply at initial delivery of an aircraft?

What are the Aircraft Documents supplied by Boeing and/or Airbus at first delivery? Do they supply Form 8130 or Certificates of Compliance for every part? Or is the AIR/ARL all that is supplied?
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Is it allowed / legal to produce a Type Rating CBT without the manufacturer's permission?

Pelesys, Navcon, Flyco, CPAT Global - just to name a few companies - all provide and sell various aircraft Computer Based Training Programs. Is it allowed / legal to program and sell products that ...
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What‘s the diameter of the engines of the Airbus E-Fan?

does somebody know the diameter of the E-Fan‘s engines ? To me the look like around 80cm or what do you think ? Also, with more and wider blades and 60 kW motors instead of 30 couldn‘t they get much ...
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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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Does an Airbus FAP display any indication of a full waste tank?

I have doubt about controls on FAP regarding Waste Tank. I understand when crew person clicks on Input On button, FAP displays the quantity of Water and Waste tank. But what happens when Waste Tank ...
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For Airbus pilots, what is your TOD calculation methodology?

During A330 training, various instructors will have many different types of equations and gateways used to confirm the descent profile and whether or not they are above or below glidepath. The ...
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Does the reference of a task in Airbus MPD be significant to specify applicability of the task to an aircraft?

enter link description hereI have a question about applicability column of a task in Airbus MPD,According to applicability column of Airbus MPD the task applicable to all A310-324 aircraft's(because ...
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What does pre/post modification mean in Airbus MPD?

What is the difference between POST MOD (with partial mod i.e SXXXX) and PRE MOD (with partial mod) in the applicability column of an Airbus MPD (Maintenance Planning Document)?