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  1. widebody aircraft, wide-body aircraft, wide-body, twin-aisle airplanenoun

    a commercial airliner with two aisles


  1. Wide-body aircraft

    A wide-body aircraft is a large airliner with two passenger aisles, also known as twin-aisle aircraft. The typical fuselage diameter is 5 to 6 m. In the typical wide-body economy cabin, passengers are seated seven to ten abreast, allowing a total capacity of 200 to 850 passengers. The largest wide-body aircraft are over 6 m wide, and can accommodate up to eleven passengers abreast in high-density configurations. By comparison, a traditional narrow-body airliner has a diameter of 3 to 4 m, with a single aisle, and seats between two and six people abreast. Wide-body aircraft were originally designed for a combination of efficiency and passenger comfort. However, airlines quickly gave in to economic factors, and reduced the extra passenger space in order to maximize revenue and profits. Wide-body aircraft are also used for the transport of commercial freight and cargo and other special uses, described further below. The largest wide-body aircraft, such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380, are known as jumbo jets due to their very large size.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wide-body aircraft in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wide-body aircraft in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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