Tag Archives | sharklet


Lufthansa A320 mit Sharkleten

Although Airbus has decided to issue a press release every time a customer takes its first A320 equipped with sharklets (which is in no way repetitive, oh no), I quite like the image they put out with this one, it’s probably the colours. Airbus

Continue Reading

Some-fin special – sharklets on display

Nice picture from Airbus here of its three A320-family test aircraft all sporting the sharklet wing tip modifications. Certification for the A320 fitted with the fuel-saving upgrade was achieved earlier this week.

Continue Reading

Skinny blokes in lycra

Although this took place last week, what with Bradley Wiggins (the chap in yellow at the front of the picture) winning Le Tour and the Olympic road race looming this weekend, it seems worthy of publication. This is the start of last thursday’s stage from Blagnac for which Airbus wheeled out a number of aircraft […]

Continue Reading
Virgin America A320neo 2.jpg

Virgin America commits to 30 A320neos

Virgin America will become the launch customer after committing to 30 of Airbus’s re-engined A320neo (new engine option),” says Airbus, although it says no engine selection has been made. Virgin America chief executive David Cush disclosed the agreement yesterday in Toulouse. It covers 60 A320 aircraft in total, 30 of which are the A320neo. In December 2010 […]

Continue Reading