Re: A310 (ex Boeing naming convention for 777)

Date:         17 Oct 99 23:29:22 
From:         James Dees <>
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Matthias Klaus wrote:
> that not right. The Airbus A310-200 started as three-crew airplane,
> then, at about 1984, the cockpit was totally redesigned to 2-crew
> configuration. In fact, most, if not all A310 actually in service at
> FedEx are 3-crew aircraft. BTW, the first A310 ever to be built, S/N 162
> (formerly owned by Swissair), is also operated by FedEx..

All of FedEx's A310's are 2 man crews.  Same type rating as the A300's.