Japan Airlines Airbus A350-900 Aircraft Specifications Involved in the Haneda Airport Accident


PROGRES.IDJapan Airlines‘ aircraft has garnered attention following a dramatic incident at Haneda Airport.

After landing with flight number 516 (JAL-516), this Airbus A350-900 collided with a coast guard aircraft waiting to take off, resulting in a rapid spread of fire.

Despite the tragic news, which is saddening, it provides us with an opportunity to take a closer look at the specifications of the Japan Airlines aircraft involved in the incident.

The Airbus A350-900, the aircraft involved in the mishap, showcases advanced aerodynamics that provide a smooth journey for its passengers.

With over 70 percent advanced materials such as composites, titanium, and modern aluminum alloys, this aircraft is not only lighter but also more cost-efficient.

Corrosion-resistant components significantly reduce maintenance costs.

Another interesting feature is the wing design capable of changing shape during flight, allowing for optimal efficiency.

The fly-by-wire flight control system and efficient Tren XWB turbofan engines provide a safe and comfortable flight experience.

Japan Airlines introduced the Airbus A350-900 on September 1, 2019, offering three classes in the cabin: First Class, Class J, and Economy.

The First Class cabin accommodates 12 passengers, Class J with 94 seats, and Economy with 263 seats, providing choices for various passenger preferences.

All classes are equipped with entertainment monitors, an external camera view, USB ports, and AC power outlets for comfort and electronic device charging needs.

With large windows, measuring 42 cm in length and 27 cm in width, passengers can enjoy natural sunlight with comfortable seating positions.

Apart from its sophisticated technical specifications, the cabin interior combining a base red color with traditional Japanese touches aims to enhance passenger comfort.

Despite the tragic incident, a deeper understanding of this aircraft can offer a broader view of the technology and comfort Japan Airlines provides through the Airbus A350-900.

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