The history of the Aviationtag Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 D-AIHR
This Airbus A340-600, rolled of the production line in Toulouse with MSN 794. In 2007, it was first delivered to the German airline Lufthansa with registration D-AIHR. She flew to mostly eastern destinations like, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul.
After just 9 years, in 2016, she got retired from service. In 2019, the A340 was flown to its final destination, Marana Pinal Airpark in Arizona, United States to be dismantled.
Luckily, for the aviation fans, Lufthansa and Aviationtag partnered up again to let this aircraft have a second life as the Aviationtag Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 D-AIHR. Order now and let it fly above the clouds again on your suitcase!
Please be advised: Owning an Aviationtag, is owning a piece of history. During the airplane’s long life, the skin has developed some unique properties which make each tag different. Depending on the aircraft and what part it’s manufactured from, tags may show differences in material, color, thickness, and finish. For example, small scratches and flaking paint are perfectly normal, and these imperfections reflect on the long history of the aircraft. They give the tag its unique look and make it an excellent aviation collectible!
The white paint of the D-AIHR is rather dissimilar, so that the laser etching might look uneven.
When using the Aviationtag as a keychain or luggage tag, we strongly advise using the original Aviationtag cover to preserve the finish.
History of the Airbus A340
On 25 October 1991, the Airbus A340 made its first flight. The four-engined wide-body jetliner is developed out of the A300. In March 1993, it was put into service for the first time by Lufthansa and Air France.
The aircraft, has a length of 59.39 m to 75.36 m depending on the type and a wingspan of 60.3 m to 63.45 m. The A340 is a very long aircraft, the 600 version is even 4 m longer than a 747-400.
After 20 years, in 2011, Airbus announced it ended the production. The successor is the A350 XWB. Lufthansa is the biggest operator and, as of 2020, still operates 24 aircraft.
If you would like to fly the Airbus A340 in X-Plane, JARDesign has an A340-500 and the Toliss A340-600 is currently under development.
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