The Airbus A300 Flying Zero-G

DALLAS – The Airbus A300 was the European manufacturer’s first-ever aircraft. It was also the first widebody in the world to feature a twin aisle.

While plenty of airlines operated her as a capable passenger jet, she also did something more special by offering 22 or so seconds of zero-G or complete weightlessness to trainee astronauts by flying parabolic curves prepping them for a real space adventure that was yet to come.

There’ve been a few organizations that have offered the Zero-G concept on various aircraft, but this article looks more closely at the A300 and its’s later, an A310 operated read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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