View Full Version : 40th anniversary of first A300 flight

27th Oct 2012, 03:14
On this day in 1972, the first A300 took to the skies, marking the first flight of a European built widebody and also, the first flight of a widebody twin engined airliner - a concept that now dominates long haul aviation.

JetPhotos.Net Photo EP-ICF (CN: 173) Iran Air Cargo Airbus A300B4-203(F) by John Fitzpatrick (http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=6419702)