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Encyclopedia > Twinjet

A twinjet is an aircraft powered by jet engines. Twinjets tend to be quieter and more efficient than aircraft with more engines. Many airlines use twinjets exclusively (for example US Airways, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines in USA) . A US Airways 737 at Chicago OHare US Airways is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona that is owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... AA 777-200ER landing at London Heathrow Airport American Airlines and American Eagle aircraft at San Juan Note: For the arenas named after this company, see American Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas), or American Airlines Arena (Miami, Florida). ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at LAX in August 2003. ...

Some twinjets include:

The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a family of twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliners, first manufactured in 1965 and subsequently, in greatly modified form, under a succession of different names. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA)(TYO: 7661 ) is the leading American aircraft and aerospace manufacturer, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with its largest production facilities in Everett, Washington, about 30 miles north of Seattle, Washington. ... 717 in new Boeing Colors AirTran Airways 717 at BWI The twinjet Boeing 717 is Boeing Commercial Airplanes smallest commercial airliner intended for the 100-seat market. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... The Boeing 757 is a medium-range transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... Air Canada Boeing 767-300 British Airways Boeing 767-300 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... Singapore Airlines Boeing 777 at Changi Airport. ... Rendering of a Boeing 787-8 in Northwest Airlines colors (final design) The Boeing 787, or Dreamliner, is a mid-sized wide body passenger airliner currently under development by Boeing Commercial Airplanes and scheduled to enter service in 2008. ... Airbus S.A.S. better known as simply Airbus, based in Toulouse, France, is the worlds top commercial aircraft manufacturer measured by deliveries and orders for 2003 and 2004. ... Lufthansa Airbus A300 The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft. ... Royal Jordanian A310-300 The Airbus A310 is a medium- to long-range widebody airliner developed from the Airbus A300 and manufactured by Airbus Industrie. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... Air Canada Airbus A330-300 The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by Airbus. ... Airbus A350-900 concept The Airbus A350 is a long distance 250-300 seat twin-engined airliner in development, derived from the design of the existing A330, intended to increase range and decrease operating costs. ... Tupolev (Russian: Туполев) is a Russian aerospace and defence company. ... Tu-124, among the earliest known regional jets The Tupolev Tu-124 (NATO codename: Cookpot) is a Russian short range twinjet airliner capable of carrying 56 passengers. ... DC-10, retired from American Airlines fleet at gate McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturer, producing a number of famous commercial and military aircraft. ... F2H-2 Banshee The McDonnell F2H Banshee was a military carrier-based jet fighter aircraft, used by the US Navy from 1951 to 1959 and by the Royal Canadian Navy from 1955 until 1962. ...

See also

  • trijet
  • ETOPS rules for routes of twin-engined commercial air transports



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