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Airbus A300

The Airbus adventure started with the A300B. The A300 is the world’s first widebody twin-aisle commercial aircraft and performed its maiden flight in 1972, the first steps towards changing the face of modern aviation.

Timeline:

First A300 flight: OCTOBER 28, 1972
First A300 delivery: MAY 10, 1974 - to Air France
First A300B4 flight: DECEMBER 27, 1974
First A300B4 delivery: MAY 23, 1975 to Germanair.
The A300-600 makes its maiden flight: JULY 8, 1983 to Saudia
The A300-600R first flight
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  Kuwait Airbus A300
Kuwait Airways Airbus A300 in Frankfurt

  I took 3 flights with the Airbus A300

From To Airline Reg:
Rome (FCO) Paris (CDG) Kuwait Airways / site 9K-AMA
Paris (CDG) Rome (FCO) Kuwait Airways/ site 9K-AMA
Tehran (THR) Bushehr (BUZ) Iran Air/ site EP-IBZ




Deliveries

Total: 561

Specifications

More info soon

Spotting the Airbus A300 around the world


Mahan Air in Istanbul, Turkey
Egypt Air in Ostend, Belgium
Kuwait Airways in London, United Kingdom




Aircraft on display

Four aircraft are currently preserved:
F-BUAD Airbus A300 ZERO-G, since August 2015 preserved at Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany.

ex-HL7219 Korean Air Airbus A300B4 preserved at Korean Air Jeongseok Airfield.
ex-N11984 Continental Airlines Airbus A300B4 preserved in South Korea as a Night Flight Restaurant.
ex-PK-JIB Sempati Air Airbus A300B4 repainted in first A300B1 prototype colours, including original F-WUAB registration, became an exhibit in 2014 at the Aeroscopia museum in Blagnac, near Toulouse, France

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