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Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:31 pm

Hello,
I would like to know the differences between 320-214 and 320-216 model. Someone told me that back 3 digit numbers signify a fleet weight variance or its engine configuration. With that being said, are there any aircraft modifications changes?

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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:57 pm

An A320-214 has CFM56-5B4, -5B4/P or -5B42P engines.
The A320-216 would have CFM56-5B6 engines.

Any other variations would be dicated by the airline buying the aircraft but would not change the model number.
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:50 pm

What longhauler said. The last number signifies a different engine subtype. In this case the -214’s engines are rated at 27000 lbf and the -216 are rated at 23500 lbf which same as what is used on the A319-112. The two different engines are actually the same machinery, the only difference is software limiting thrust to different ratings. I honestly don’t know why anyone would opt for the -216 and I guess that’s why they are few and far between.
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:26 am

2nd digit : engine manufacturer
0 = General Electric
1 = CFM International
2 = Pratt and Whitney
3 = IAE (International Aero Engines)
4 = Rolls Royce
6 = Alliance (for the A380)

3rd digit: engine version

On the 320
-111= CFM56-5A1
-211= CFM56-5A1
-212 = CFM56-5A3
-214 = CFM56-5B4/P or CFM56-5B4/2P
-215 = CMF56-5B5/P (Thanks to A342)
-216 = CFM56-5B6/P (Uprated by 300 lb.)
-231 = IAEV2500-A1
-232 = IAEV2527-A5
-233 = IAEV2527E-A5

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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:28 am

767333ER wrote:
I honestly don’t know why anyone would opt for the -216 and I guess that’s why they are few and far between.


Lower airport and overflight fees, and lower noise fees. The lower derate May enable operations into noise sensitive airports.
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:41 pm

zeke wrote:
767333ER wrote:
I honestly don’t know why anyone would opt for the -216 and I guess that’s why they are few and far between.


Lower airport and overflight fees, and lower noise fees. The lower derate May enable operations into noise sensitive airports.

I imagine there are maintenance savings as well, as the engines are less stressed.
 
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:03 am

Polot wrote:
zeke wrote:
Lower airport and overflight fees, and lower noise fees. The lower derate May enable operations into noise sensitive airports.

I imagine there are maintenance savings as well, as the engines are less stressed.

I guess that makes sense. So then that means those in charge of administering those fees differentiate between engine type and subtype. Maintenance costs might be slightly lower but the full cabablilites of the -214’s engine aren’t used all that often I would imagine and considering the engine can do a lot more than that on the A321 I imagine the savings would be small if any.
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:50 pm

Starlionblue wrote:
2nd digit : engine manufacturer
0 = General Electric
1 = CFM International
2 = Pratt and Whitney
3 = IAE (International Aero Engines)
4 = Rolls Royce
6 = Alliance (for the A380)

3rd digit: engine version

On the 320
-111= CFM56-5A1
-211= CFM56-5A1
-212 = CFM56-5A3
-214 = CFM56-5B4/P or CFM56-5B4/2P
-215 = CMF56-5B5/P (Thanks to A342)
-216 = CFM56-5B6/P (Uprated by 300 lb.)
-231 = IAEV2500-A1
-232 = IAEV2527-A5
-233 = IAEV2527E-A5

http://aviation.rosboch.net/?p=5


Might wanna make some exceptions to that list, on the A320neo specifically CFM is 5 and PW is 7.
 
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:21 am

ikolkyo wrote:
Starlionblue wrote:
2nd digit : engine manufacturer
0 = General Electric
1 = CFM International
2 = Pratt and Whitney
3 = IAE (International Aero Engines)
4 = Rolls Royce
6 = Alliance (for the A380)

3rd digit: engine version

On the 320
-111= CFM56-5A1
-211= CFM56-5A1
-212 = CFM56-5A3
-214 = CFM56-5B4/P or CFM56-5B4/2P
-215 = CMF56-5B5/P (Thanks to A342)
-216 = CFM56-5B6/P (Uprated by 300 lb.)
-231 = IAEV2500-A1
-232 = IAEV2527-A5
-233 = IAEV2527E-A5

http://aviation.rosboch.net/?p=5


Might wanna make some exceptions to that list, on the A320neo specifically CFM is 5 and PW is 7.


The list is old. Why must manufacturers keep changing nomenclature?!? :old:
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Re: Difference between A320-214 and A320-216

Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:37 pm

Hey thanks all! I'm learning new things everyday!

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