Welcome to my plane review. Today we're looking at the A300.
The first version of this plane, the A300B4 can be used to replace DC 8s and 707s on transatlantic and transcontinental routes, as it is better than the DC 10 in every way, except the range.
The second version, the A300-600 somewhat fixes this, as the range is now about 7500km. When this releases, some DC 10s will be 15 years old. If you are in trouble, you can replace DC 10s with the A300-600 (since they have higher satisfaction and better fuel economy) if the route is short enough. If the replaced DC 10s are not the oldest ones, just shuffle them around, so that you only get rid of the oldest ones.
To me, the A300 is a replacement plane only, since most routes that it can fly were taken. The B4 is a replacement worth it for some 707s and DC 8s, while the -600 is more of a last resort if your DC 10s are struggling. You can comment how you use them.
I can't comment on the A300-600ST (Beluga), as I never used it.
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Welcome to my plane review. Today we're looking at the DC 10.
This plane is the perfect replacement for most of your DC 8 routes. It also allows you to open long routes between a medium and big/medium city, that are too big for the 747. Personally, I don't use it on local routes. If you do, you can share your experiences.
The only model you should buy is the DC 10-30, which has the longest range. And trust me, you will need it. As a nice bonus, you fleet is more flexible, since you can use a plane from a closed route on any other route.
Just don't replace all DC 8s and 707s with this. If the routes are too small, just wait for the 767 to release. You should be careful not to put the plane on small routes, as the relatively low satisfaction for a widebody will not be in your favor. This is why you shouldn't forget to renovate you DC 10s.
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