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Discussion in 'General Discussion | Travel' started by JSpira, Nov 21, 2011.
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American Chooses A319 and A321 for Initial Airbus Order
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I love that they use a Boeing airplane with an Airbus order...
Existing thread: http://milepoint.com/forums/threads/aa-chooses-a319-and-a321-for-its-initial-airbus-order.22538/
It's a computer rendering of an Airbus in AA livery.
Interesting... because the Airbus family tends to use the raked wingtips versus a Boeing style wingtip that we see usually.
Not 100% sure about terminology here, but I thought the Airbus narrow-bodies used wingtip fences while the Boeing 737s used blended wingtips. And then there are raked wingtips on some bigger Boeings.
That said, yes, the wingtip thingie looks like what the narrow-body Boeings have, but Airbus announced those a while ago for their aircraft: