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  • FAST #62 / October 2018

    FAST #62 / October 2018

    - Focus on fuel - Lightning and HIRF effects - Laminar wings - Be cool, be efficient - The structural fuel leak challenge - Ultra Long Range A350-XWB - FAST from the past - Around the clock, around the world Download File 6.85 MB
  • FAST #61 / March 2018

    FAST #61 / March 2018

    - Engine Bleed Air System - A350 XWB composite bonded repair - Technical data for maintenance - A350 XWB vertical stabiliser continuous joint - Supporting ageing fleets - FAST from the past - Around the clock, around the world Download File 9.57 MB
  • FAST #60 / October 2017

    FAST #60 / October 2017

    - Optimise the skies - RSC traceability - Aquarius - electronic Quick Reference Handbook - Fleet-wide systems maintenance - FAST from the past - Around the clock, around the world Download File 8.5 MB
  • FAST #59 / April 2017

    FAST #59 / April 2017

    - The ground handling challenge - N-Tracking for flights - Transferring aircraft between operators - Staying on line - FAST from the past - Around the clock, around the world Download File 14.72 MB
  • FAST A380 Special Edition / November 2016

    FAST A380 Special Edition / November 2016

    - Operational versatility of the A380 - The solution for airlines and airports - Pilots at the controls of the A380 - Passenger experience - Ensuring the best A380 cabins - Innovative systems and aircraft design - Capability and profitability enhancements - Service packages to optimise operations - Field representatives Download File 13.27 MB
  • FAST #58 / August 2016

    FAST #58 / August 2016

    - Flight operational commonality - Flight recorders data inspection - VIP Kit solutions - OPTIMA - SWITS - Health monitoring and prognostics - FAST from the past - Around the clock, around the world Download File 5.91 MB
  • FAST #57 / January 2016

    FAST #57 / January 2016

    - TAT optimizer - Airbus Cockpit Experience - A350 XWB composite repairs - Virtual Reality & 3D for Technical Data - Augmented Reality in Airbus - SB configuration management - FAST from the past - We’ve got it covered Download File 6.42 MB
  • FAST special edition / October 2015

    FAST special edition / October 2015

    - A330 Family overview - Aircraft design - Systems - Cabin - Freighter - Maintenance - Upgrades & retrofits - FAST from the past Download File 5.52 MB
  • FAST #56 / August 2015

    FAST #56 / August 2015

    - Stealthy building panels - Head-Up Display system - Airline liveries - Managing airframe aerodynamic performance - Taking lithium-ion technology to new heights - FAST from the past - We've got it covered Download File 5.06 MB
  • FAST #55 / January 2015

    FAST #55 / January 2015

    - Stealthy building panels - Head-Up Display system - Airline liveries - Managing airframe aerodynamic performance - Taking lithium-ion technology to new heights - FAST from the past - We've got it covered Download File 6.56 MB
  •  FAST #54 / August 2014

    FAST #54 / August 2014

    Download File 6.89 MB
  • FAST #53 / January 2014

    FAST #53 / January 2014

    - Ground lightning protection - Handling Qualities Analysis - Towards a high European air traffic demand - Volcanic eruptions: Ashes to AVOID - FAST from the past - We've got it covered Download File 5.38 MB
  • FAST #52 / August 2013

    FAST #52 / August 2013

    - A clean APU means clean cabin air - Electrical hoist kit to ease engine mounting - Fleet performance online toolbox - Retrofit solutions for AP/FD TCAS - Repairing wing fuel tank access panel leakage - Sub-freezing Pre conditionel Air - FAST from the past - We've got it covered Download File 5.15 MB
  • FAST #51 / January 2013

    FAST #51 / January 2013

    - Customer Services - eTaxi - A320 Family Sharklet retrofit - Widespread Fatigue Damage - Optimized spare parts investment - Managing aircraft security - Airport taxiing - Customer Services Worldwide Download File 10.66 MB
  • FAST special edition: A350 XWB / June 2013

    FAST special edition: A350 XWB / June 2013

    This edition of Airbus’ FAST technical magazine is a special issue dedicated to the company’s A350 XWB, which made headlines around the globe with its first flight, performed on 14 June 2013. Included in this edition are feature articles on the new-generation jetliner’s advanced cockpit, intelligent airframe, systems, testing and cabin & cargo design; as well as information on the aircraft’s testing programme, future airline operations, customer involvement and more. Download File 5.82 MB
  • FAST #50 / August 2012

    FAST #50 / August 2012

    - Fuel and emissions efficiency - Airbus Fuel and Flight Efficiency Consulting Services - The 4D-trajectory management - Airbus Technical AOG Centre - Cabin air quality: The key to a comfortable flight - Space-Flex - Passenger com - Customer Services - FAST magazine quiz - Customer Services Worldwide Download File 26.22 MB
  • FAST #49 / January 2012

    FAST #49 / January 2012

    - Customer Services - Spare part commonality - Biomimicry - Radio Altimeter systems - ELISE Consulting Services - The ‘Clean Sky’ initiative - Altimeters - Customer Services Worldwide Download File 15.94 MB
  • FAST #48 / August 2011

    FAST #48 / August 2011

    - Customer Services Events - The Airbus High Tyre Pressure Test - Damage tolerant composite fuselage sizing - Flight Data Recovery - FANS for A320 and A330/A340 Families - Wing tests - Customer Services Worldwide Download File 13.72 MB
  • FAST #47 / January 2011

    FAST #47 / January 2011

    - Demonstrating the green trajectory - Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) - Optical fibre on aircraft - A300/A310 Family optimized air-vent inlet NACA Duct - Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - Enhanced spare part engineering support Download File 9.89 MB
  • FAST #46 / August 2010

    FAST #46 / August 2010

    - Alternative fuels - Jet fuel contamination with FAME - Repair Design Approval - Head-Up Display system - SPICE - Galleys Download File 9.26 MB
  • FAST #45 / December 2009

    FAST #45 / December 2009

    - Introducing more eco-efficient chemical treatments for aircraft structure - Airbus new Auto Pilot/Flight Director TCAS mode - A320 Family Air & Bleed working group activities - A300-600 Extended Service Goal - A300 - First roll-out Download File 8.21 MB
  • FAST #44 / July 2009

    FAST #44 / July 2009

    - A320 Family - Fuel Tank Inerting System - Brake-to-Vacate system - Implementing RNP AR - Junkers G.38 Download File 9.59 MB
  • FAST #43 / December 2008

    FAST #43 / December 2008

    - Hydraulic systems - A300-600/A310 PMAT - Future Air Traffic Management - C@DETS - Initial experience from the FAIR-OPS on-line forum - SESAR/Part II Download File 16.72 MB
  • FAST #42 / July 2008

    FAST #42 / July 2008

    - Flight Management Systems on commercial aircraft - New flight operations documentation for the A380 - Fuel system water management - Blue-ice runway operations - Fuel system water management/Part II Download File 12.65 MB
  • FAST #41 / December 2007

    FAST #41 / December 2007

    - Longer service life for the A320 Family - In Service A320 Family enhancement - AIRMAN Rep@ir Manager for A380 - Airbus Pilot Instructor Courses (APIC) - Dynamic wiring in Airbus Technical Data - A300/A300-600 Krueger flap system - The gateway to excellence in pilot training/Part 2 Download File 8.87 MB
  • FAST #40 / July 2007

    FAST #40 / July 2007

    - Going green - A318 steep approach capability - The Future Air Navigation System FANS B - Initial experience from the FAIR-ISP on-line forum - The first and the last of the A300/A310 Family Download File 8.72 MB
  • FAST #39 / December 2006

    FAST #39 / December 2006

    - Going green - A318 steep approach capability - The Future Air Navigation System FANS B - Initial experience from the FAIR-ISP on-line forum - The first and the last of the A300/A310 Family Download File 8.39 MB
  • FAST #38 / July 2006

    FAST #38 / July 2006

    - Performance monitoring of IFE systems - The A380 maintenance programme is born! - Hypoxia - An invisible enemy - Fuel contamination Download File 9.3 MB
  • FAST #37 / December 2005

    FAST #37 / December 2005

    - Safety initiatives in Customer Services - Airbus cabin air quality - The European Aviation Safety Agency - Engine noise reduction programme - A380: Airport ready - Airbus Training Airport - Countering jet fuel price increases - Giants of the skies, past and present Download File 5.45 MB
  • FAST #36 / July 2005

    FAST #36 / July 2005

    - AFFC - Auto Fuel Feed Controller - Low fuel temperatures - AACT - Airbus Active learning and Competence focused Training - T2CAS - Terrain and Traffic Collision Avoidance System - A new concept for Service Bulletins - RFID - Radio Frequency IDentification Download File 7.09 MB
  • FAST special edition: A320 / May 2005

    FAST special edition: A320 / May 2005

    - Overall analysis - ATA 21 Air conditioning - ATA 27 Flight controls - ATA 29 Hydraulic system - ATA 32 Landing gear systems - ATA 36 Engine bleed air system - ATA 52 Doors - ATA 70-80 Propulsion system - Conclusion Download File 0.95 MB
  • FAST #35 / December 2004

    FAST #35 / December 2004

    - Additional Center tanks - APT - Airbus Pilot Transition - Tools and Ground Support Equipment - AirN@v - The International Airlines Technical Pool - A380 - Thirty years ago... Download File 2 MB
  • FAST #34 / July 2004

    FAST #34 / July 2004

    - Aging aircraft electrical systems investigation - Electrical protection devices - How to tackle bleed air leaks - Customised Spares Logistics - Aircraft Systems Maintenance Aids - A380 accommodation at airports - Airbus Customer Services events - From the archives... 100 years ago Download File 8.53 MB
  • FAST #33 / December 2003

    FAST #33 / December 2003

    - Escape slides & slide rafts - A380 - A solution for airports - Approach and Landing Accident Reduction - Preventing ignition sources inside fuel tanks - Anemometric leak detection - From the archives... Approach & landing/Part 2 Download File 7.74 MB
  • FAST #32 / July 2003

    FAST #32 / July 2003

    - Just happened… Coming soon… - Advanced materials and technologies for A380 structure - Airbus Flight Operational Commonality in action - Revision of rules for Extended and Long Range Operations - Lithium thickened grease - From the archives... Extended Range Operations – The Beginning Download File 6.28 MB
  • FAST #31 / December 2002

    FAST #31 / December 2002

    - A340-500 Arctic flights - Just happened… Coming soon… - Potable water purity - Less maintenance, less costs - AirN@v: The Airbus solution for advanced consultation of interactive E-documentation - Index of previous articles - From the archives... Polar flying Download File 6.19 MB
  • FAST #30 / July 2002

    FAST #30 / July 2002

    - Just happened… Coming soon… - Flight Operations Monitoring program - Radio Frequency Identification for tracking tools - Upgrade Services - A340-600 Cabin - A330/A340 Electrical generation - Prize winning Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE) team - Customer Services - Flight operations monitoring/Part 2 Download File 5.07 MB
  • FAST #29 / December 2001

    FAST #29 / December 2001

    - AIRMAN® - The A318: Enhancing the A320 family - Bar Coding on Airbus aircraft parts - Servicing of the Integrated Drive Generator - Airbus Service Bulletins - Aviation 100 years ago - Worldwide Airbus Customer Services - In a nutshell... Download File 8.14 MB
  • FAST #28 / August 2001

    FAST #28 / August 2001

    - LROPS - A340-500/-600 maturity programme - A380 maintenance status - Fuel system in the A319 Corporate Jetliner - Repair fasteners - In a nutshell... - Worldwide Airbus customer service - Passengers comfort at diversion airfields Download File 27.59 MB
  •  FAST #27 / December 2000

    FAST #27 / December 2000

    - 100 years of powered flight - Fumigation of aircraft with carbon dioxide (CO2) - Flap rigging on the A320 family Shark Fin Tool - Cost reduction for initial spares investment - Less paper in the cockpit - Fuel leak repair - Worldwide Airbus Customer Services - In a nutshell... Download File 6.33 MB
  • FAST #26 / September 2000

    FAST #26 / September 2000

    - Dialogue - Portable Equipment for testing radomes - Methodology for analysis of operational interruption costs - A340-500/-600 Fuel system - Modern technology - What has changed? - Worldwide Airbus Customer Services - Changes to technology Download File 6.71 MB
  • FAST #25 / December 1999

    FAST #25 / December 1999

    - Customer Services Events - Maintenance cost analysis IATA/Airbus activities and results - New features in Illustrated Parts Catalog - QSR-WEB - A320 Main Landing Gear - Airbus Industrie Drawing Access - Worldwide Airbus Customer Services - Technology in the year 2000 Download File 1.58 MB
  • FAST #24 / May 1999

    FAST #24 / May 1999

    - Support of leased Airbus aircraft - Supporting Airbus converted freighters - Inflatable shelter for aircraft engine maintenance - The Iron Bird - Customer Services conferences - Fog in the cabin - Airplane upset recovery - Getting the aircraft out on time - A test pilot's view point - Part 2 - Resident Customer Support - Articles in previous issues Download File 3.68 MB
  • FAST #23 / October 1998

    FAST #23 / October 1998

    - Training philosophy for protected aircraft in emergency situations - Common, reliable and punctual... - Avoiding elevator vibration - A319, A320, A321 - Combining environment protection and windshield rain protection on Airbus aircraft - Customer services conferences - Service bulletin reporting - Resident customer support representation Download File 1.72 MB
  • FAST #22 / March 1998

    FAST #22 / March 1998

    -Hydraulic system -Fuel system -The international regulatory climate -Implementing jar-ops with airbus industrie operational documentation -The portable water detection tool for a300/a300-600/a310 aircraft -Lightning strikes and airbus fly-by-wire aircraft -Aim-fans wins growing number of orders -Customer services conferences -The first aviation regulation? -Resident customer support representation" Download File 1.27 MB
  • FAST #21 / May 1997

    FAST #21 / May 1997

    -Cargo bay condensation and smoke warnings -Central maintenance system option package" Download File 1.15 MB
  • FAST #20 / December 1996

    FAST #20 / December 1996

    -Airbus fly-by-wire aircraft at a glance 2nd a330/a340 technical -symposium 4th airbus training symposium -Flying fauna and flora -Coming in from the cold -Airbus cabin air quality -Resident customer support representation -Coming in from the cold" Download File 1.61 MB
  • FAST #19 / March 1996

    FAST #19 / March 1996

    -State-of-the-art training for State-of-the-art technology -Cabin air comfort -A320/A321 techincal symposium -Maintenance of aircraft paint systems -When mercury attacks -A340 - Performance as planned -Pilort guard systems -Resident customer support represenstation -Cabin air cimfort - Part 2" Download File 10.13 MB
  • FAST #18 / June 1995

    FAST #18 / June 1995

    -Infrared thermography for in-service inbspection -Flight in severe turbulence -Choosing an external paint scheme for your airline -100 in the shade -Ageing - The electrical connection - Part 2 -Technical publications combined index -Resident customer support representation -Turbulent flight - part 2" Download File 10.76 MB
  • FAST #17 / December 1994

    FAST #17 / December 1994

    -Editorial -Towards the paperless aircraft -Innovative initial provisioning methds -Cross crew qualification and mixed fleet flying -AIMS-Fans, A flexible approach to CNS/ATM -Extended range twin engine operations -Pre-Flight Ice protection -Resident customer support representation" Download File 12.47 MB
  • FAST #16 / April 1994

    FAST #16 / April 1994

    -A330/A340 central maintenance system -Evolution of the trouble shooting manual -A330/A340 Ramp handling" Download File 10.9 MB
  • FAST #15 / September 1993

    FAST #15 / September 1993

    -Improving Airworthiness directives -PW4000 FADEC -Electrical wiring installation -The Airbus Air-Transportable Hangar -Planning adequate oxygen supply -Rudder trim control -Field service representatives" Download File 10.3 MB
  • FAST #14 / February 1993

    FAST #14 / February 1993

    -Advanced Technology and the pilot -Commonality -Trent - Reliability by design -Ageing - The electrical connection -A330/A340 Fuel -Field service representatives" Download File 9.82 MB
  • FAST #13 / August 1992

    FAST #13 / August 1992

    -Hydraulic system - Working practices -Operational reliability performance -Airbus service bulletin computerization -Materials symposium -A300/A310/A300-600 technical symposium -Drag reduction -Field service representatives -Drag reduction part 2" Download File 3.71 MB
  • FAST #12 / September 1991

    FAST #12 / September 1991

    -A320 technical symposium -Supplier conference -Maintenance planning data support -Advantages of containerisation on A320 and A321 -Airbus service company INC., spares cener -Refinement of centre of gravity control system on A310-300 -TCAS II -Operation in areas contaminated by crude oil smoke -Field service representatives -Longitundinal trimming made easy" Download File 4.47 MB
  • FAST #11 / January 1991

    FAST #11 / January 1991

    -Heavy Maintenance Material provisioning -Understanding ageing aircraft -Computer software in aircraft -Lower operating costs for JT9D-7R4 -Improved trouble shooting -Field service representatives -Engine reliability and EROPS" Download File 4.95 MB
  • FAST #10 / July 1990

    FAST #10 / July 1990

    -Evolution of Hydro-Mechanical Components in the flight control system -A320 full scale fatigue testing -Operational reliability improvement programme -Maintenance programme development -Maintenence and repair - Do you need help? -Engine bleed air system on A300-600 and A319 -Field service representatives -Structrual testing - Part 2" Download File 5.18 MB
  • FAST #9 / July 1988

    FAST #9 / July 1988

    -Tyre servicing with Nitrogen -The Avionics workshop - What's new? -EGT Margin A300/CF6-50C2 -Cold weather tests -Performance on wet or contaminated runways -Developments on the A300 Flap system -Performance analysis of Fly-By-Wire -Field service representatives -Blowing-up tyres" Download File 5.09 MB
  • FAST #8/ July 1987

    FAST #8/ July 1987

    -Composite materials -Improves IDG servicing on A310 and A300-600 -Thrust reverser system-PWJT9D-7R4 rigging for enhanced durability -Dispatch reliability - Part 3 -Online maintenance of A320 electronic systems a true revolution -Field service representatives -Thrust reverser system - Part 2" Download File 4.46 MB
  • FAST #7 / January 1987

    FAST #7 / January 1987

    -Cathode ray tubes, their effects on mainteneance practices -Interferences -Batteries - Control and Maintenance -A3100-300 fuel system and centre of gravity control -carbon brakes -simplified English -Dispatch Reliability - Part 2 -Field service representatives -Battery Maintenance?" Download File 4.48 MB
  • FAST #6 / November 1985

    FAST #6 / November 1985

    -Windshear -Dispatch reliability -sustained operations in hot weather -weight and balance system -innovative vasp -Cabin steps for Malaysian Airline system Airbus A300 -Lateral trimming -Technical Aviation Consultants -Wright turn, left turn" Download File 5.25 MB
  • FAST #5 / May 1985

    FAST #5 / May 1985

    -The modern wing of A310 -Fuel conservationb part 5 -Interferences -Flight control system -FQI system -Airbus field service information -What is in a wing?" Download File 4.65 MB
  • FAST #4 / 1984-2

    FAST #4 / 1984-2

    -Fuel conservation part 4 -The aids installed on South African Airways Airbus A300 -FQI probes -Retrofitable semi-Automatic cargo loading system for Airbus A300 -The ring laser gyro -Airbus A300 Operations on short runways -Airbus field service information -Retrospect: Gyroscope" Download File 4.57 MB
  • FAST #3 / 1983-2

    FAST #3 / 1983-2

    -Fuel conservation part 2 -A300/Air France - Ten years maintenance experience -Corrosion - A natural penomenon -FFCC Retrofit concept -Braking Management -Airbus field service information -Mini side stick controller -once upon a stick Download File 4.68 MB
  •  FAST #2 / 1984

    FAST #2 / 1984

    -Fuel conservation part 3 -Braking Management -Lufthansa A300B4 -Auxiliary fuel tank -Superior fire resistance -Bulk cargo door warning system -Minimum crew cockpit certification -Airbus field service information -""Fill her up!""" Download File 4.75 MB
  • FAST # 1 / 1983

    FAST # 1 / 1983

    -Welcome Letter -Fuel saving Part 1 -Pitch damper improvements -Digital Auto-Flight -Convertible in Action -Airbus Field Service information -UP.UP in a balloon" Download File 4.23 MB
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