The A330-200 is the most up to date part of Airbus' widebody twinjet family and is a long go, abbreviated improvement of the standard A330, created partially as a substitution for the A300-600r and a contender to the 767-300er.
Airbus dispatched advancement of the A330-200 in November 1995, emulated by the first client request, for 13 from ILFC, put in February 1996. Initially flight was on August 13 1997, with affirmation and first client deliveries,to ILFC/Canada 3000, in April 1998.
The A330-200 is focused around the A330-300 and imparts close indistinguishable frameworks, airframe, flightdeck and wings, the main real contrast being the fuselage length. Contrasted and the 300 the A330-200 is 10 edges shorter, thus has a general length of 59.00m (193ft 7in), contrasted and 63.70m (209ft 0in) for the standard length airplane. This permits the A330-200 to seat 256 travelers in a three class setup, or then again 293 in two classes.
Due to its diminished length the A330-200 peculiarities augmented even and vertical tail surfaces (to make up for the loss of minute arm with the shorter fuselage). An alternate essential change is the expansion of a focal point fuel tank, which builds the A330-200's fuel limit over the 300's, and brings about the 200's 11,850km (6400nm) extent.
Like the A330, motor alternatives are the GE Cf6-80, Pratt & Whitney 4000 arrangement and the Rollsroyce Trent 700.
The A330-200 has sold determinedly since its dispatch. Among the introductory A330-200 clients are, separated from ILFC, Canada 3000, Korean Air, Austrian, Air Transat, Emirates, Swissair, Sabena, Monarch, Asiana, TAM, and Air Lanka.
Pictures of Airbus A330-300