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Gulfstream G200

Gulfstream Aerospace G200 UR-PRM IBE

The Gulfstream G200, formerly known as the  Israel Aircraft Industries Galaxy Astra is a twin-engine business jet.

  • Role: Mid-sized business jet
  • National origin: Israel
  • Manufacturer: Israel Aircraft Industries/Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Production line: Israel
  • First flight: December 25, 1997
  • Introduction: 1999
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1997–2011
  • Number built: 350

Specifications Gulfstream G200

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: Typical Seating of 8-10, 18 Max
  • Payload: 4,050 lb (1,840 kg)
  • Length: 62 ft 3 in (18.97 m)
  • Wingspan: 58 ft 1 in (17.70 m)
  • Height: 21 ft 5 in (6.53 m)
  • Wing area: 369 ft² (34.3 m²)
  • Empty weight: 19,200 lb (8,709 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 35,450 lb (16,080 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306A turbofans, 6,040 lbf (26.9 kN) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.85 (487 knots, 560 mph, 900 km/h) at altitude
  • Cruise speed: Mach 0.80 (459 knots, 528 mph, 850 km/h) normal cruise at altitude
  • Range: 3,400 nmi (3,910 mi, 6,300 km) at Mach 0.75 with 4 passengers
  • Service ceiling: 45,000 ft (13,700 m)

 

Saab 2000

Saab 2000 G-CDEB British Airways

The Saab 2000 is a twin-engined high-speed turboprop airliner built by Saab.

  • Role: Regional airliner
  • National origin: Sweden
  • Manufacturer: Saab Aircraft
  • Production line: Linköping
  • First flight: 26 March 1992
  • Introduction: 30 August 1994
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1992–1999
  • Number built: 63
  • Developed from: Saab 340

Saab 2000 G-CDEB British Airways

Specifications Saab 2000

General characteristics

  • Crew: two
  • Capacity: 50–58 passengers
  • Payload: 5,900 kg (13,010 lb)
  • Length: 27.28 m (89 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 24.76 m (81 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 7.73 m (25 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 55.7 m² (600 sq ft)
  • Airfoil: NASA MS(1)013
  • Aspect ratio: 11:0
  • Empty weight: 13,800 kg (30,424 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 22,800 kg (50,265 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Allison AE 2100A turboprop, 3,096 kW (4,152 shp) each
  • Propellers: six blade constant speed Dowty propellers, 1 per engine

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 665 km/h (370 knots, 424 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 9,450 m (31,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 11.4 m/s (2,250 ft/min)

Avionics

  • Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics suite with integrated avionics processor (IAP)

Eurocopter EC120 Colibri

Eurocopter EC120 Colibri F-HBKB Heli Dax

The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) EC120 Colibri (English: hummingbird) is a 5-seat, single-engine, single main rotor, light helicopter.

  • Role: Light utility helicopter
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Eurocopter/Airbus Helicopters/Harbin Aircraft Industry Group
  • First flight: 9 June 1995
  • Introduction: 1998
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1995 – present
  • Number built: 550+

Specifications (EC120 B)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
  • Capacity: 4 passengers
  • Length: 9.6 m (31 ft 5 in)
  • Rotor diameter: 10.0 m (32 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.4 m (11 ft 2 in)
  • Empty weight: 991 kg (2,185 lb)
  • Useful load: 724 kg (1,596 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,715 kg (3,781 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Turbomeca Arrius 2F turboshaft, 376 kW (504 shp)

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 278 km/h (150 knots, 172 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 223 km/h (120 knots, 138 mph)
  • Range: 710 km (383 nm, 440 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 5,182 m (17,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 5.84 m/s (1,150 ft/min)

Avionics
Vehicle and Engine Multifunction Display (VEMD) with First Limit Indicator (FLI) fitted as standard.

Airbus A340

Airbus A340-311 PZ-TCP Surinam Airways

The Airbus A340 is a long-range, four-engine, wide-body commercial passenger jet airliner developed and produced by Airbus. Airbus manufactured the A340 in four fuselage lengths.

  • Role: Wide-body, jet airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Toulouse, France
  • First flight: 25 October 1991
  • Introduction: 15 March 1993 with Lufthansa
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1991–2011
  • Number built: 377

Airbus A340-200

  • First Flight: 1 April 1992 c/n 004
  • First Delivery: 29 January 1993 to Lufthansa

Specifications A340-200

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity maximum: 375/420
  • Length: 60.30 metres (197 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 60.3 m (197 ft 10 in)
  • Tail height: 16.70 metres (54 ft 9 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 metres (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 metres (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 162.8 cubic metres (5,750 cu ft)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 275,000 kilograms (606,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 129,000 kilograms (284,000 lb)
  • Engines (×4): General Electric CFM56-5C, thrust 139–151 kilonewtons (31,000–34,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,500 metres (41,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h/537 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h/563 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Range fully loaded: 8,000 nautical miles (15,000 km; 9,200 mi)

Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-313 B-18807 China Airlines

  • First Flight: 25 October 1991 F-WWAI c/n 001
  • First Delivery: March 1993 to Lufthansa and Air France

Specifications A340-300

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity maximum: 375/440
  • Length: 63.60 metres (208 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 60.3 m (197 ft 10 in)
  • Tail height: 16.85 metres (55 ft 3 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 metres (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 metres (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 162.8 cubic metres (5,750 cu ft)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 276,500 kilograms (609,600 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 130,200 kilograms (287,000 lb)
  • Engines (×4): General Electric CFM56-5C, thrust 139–151 kilonewtons (31,000–34,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,500 metres (41,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h/537 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h/563 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,400 nautical miles (13,700 km; 8,500 mi)

Airbus A340-500

  • First Flight: 11 February 2002 c/n 394
  • First Delivery: 23 October 2003 to Emirates

Specifications A340-500

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity maximum: 375 (1-class, maximum)
  • Length: 67.90 metres (222 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 63.45 metres (208 ft 2 in)
  • Tail height: 17.10 metres (56 ft 1 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 metres (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 metres (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 153.9 cubic metres (5,430 cu ft)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 380,000 kilograms (840,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 174,800 kilograms (385,400 lb)
  • Engines (×4): Rolls-Royce Trent 500, thrust 248–260 kilonewtons (56,000–58,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,500 metres (41,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.83 (881 km/h/543 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h/563 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Range fully loaded: 9,000 nautical miles (17,000 km; 10,000 mi)

Airbus A340-600

  • First Flight: 23 April 2001 F-WWTA c/n 360
  • First Delivery: August 2002 to Virgin Atlantic

Specifications A340-600

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity maximum: 440 (1-class, maximum)
  • Length: 75.30 metres (247 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 63.45 metres (208 ft 2 in)
  • Tail height: 17.30 metres (56 ft 9 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 metres (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 metres (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 207.6 cubic metres (7,330 cu ft)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 380,000 kilograms (840,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 174,800 kilograms (385,400 lb)
  • Engines (×4): Rolls-Royce Trent 500, thrust 260–275 kilonewtons (58,000–62,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,500 metres (41,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.83 (881 km/h/543 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h/563 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,900 nautical miles (14,600 km; 9,100 mi)

Beechcraft Super King Air

Beechcraft 350i King Air N350KA Beechcraft Corporation

The Beechcraft Super King Air family is part of a line of twin-turboprop aircraft produced by Beechcraft.

  • Role: Passenger and cargo aircraft
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Beechcraft
  • First flight: September 3, 1983
  • Introduction: 1983
  • Status: Active service, in production
  • Produced: 1983–present
  • Built: 3,550+ all models King Air

Specifications (Beech 350i Super King Air)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1–2
  • Capacity: 11 passengers
  • Length: 46 ft 8 in (14.22 m)
  • Wingspan: 57 ft 11 in (17.65 m)
  • Height: 14 ft 4 in (4.37 m)
  • Empty weight: 12,500 lb (5,670 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 15,000 lb (6,804 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A turboprops, 1,050 shp (783kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 313 knots, 580 km/h) at 25,000 ft (7,600m)
  • Range: 2,075 mi (1,796 nm, 3,338 km) with maximum fuel and 45 minutes reserve
  • Service ceiling: 35,000 ft (10,700 m)
  • Rate of climb: 2,450 ft/min (12.5 m/s)

Bombardier CRJ700

Bombardier CRJ700 F-GRZH HOP

The Bombardier CRJ700, are regional airliners based on the Bombardier CRJ200.

  • Role: Regional airliner
  • National origin: Canada
  • Manufacturer: Bombardier Aerospace
  • First flight: 27 May 1999
  • Introduction: 2001
  • Status: In production, in service
  • Produced: 1999–present
  • Number built: 334 as of March 2015

Specifications (CRJ700 ER)

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity, typical: 78 (1-class, maximum)
  • Overall length: 32.51 m (106 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 23.24 m (76 ft 3 in)
  • Overall height: 27.57 m (24 ft 10 in)
  • Fuselage width: 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)
  • Operating empty weight: 19,731 kg (43,499 lb)
  • Maxium payload: 8,527 kg (18,800 lb)
  • Engine (× 2): GE CF34-8C5B1

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,497 m (41,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.78 (829 km/h, 515 mph)
  • Range fully loaded: 1,504 nmi (2,785 km; 1,731 mi)

 

 

Messerschmitt Bf 109

Messerschmitt Bf109E-3 1407/+5 Luftwaffe

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 is a German World War II fighter aircraft.

  • Role: Fighter
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (BFW) Messerschmitt AG
  • Designer: Willy Messerschmitt, Robert Lusser
  • First flight: 29 May 1935
  • Introduction: February 1937
  • Retired: 9 May 1945 Luftwaffe, 27 December 1965 Spanish Air Force
  • Number built: 33,984, +239 Spanish-built Hispano Aviación HA-1112, +603 Czechoslovak-built Avia S-199

Operators

  • Bulgarian Air Force
  • Zrakoplovstvo Nezavisne Države Hrvatske (Croatia)
  • Czechoslovak Air Force
  • Finnish Air Force
  • Luftwaffe
  • Royal Hungarian Air Force
  • Israeli Air Force operated the Avia S-199
  • Regia Aeronautica (Italy)
  • Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana (Italy)
  • Imperial Japanese Army Air Force
  • Royal Romanian Air Force
  • Slovenské vzdušné zbrane
  • Slovak Insurgent Air Force
  • Spanish Air Force
  • Swiss Air Force
  • Royal Yugoslav Air Force
  • SFR Yugoslav Air Force

Messerschmitt Bf109E-3 1407/+5 Luftwaffe

Specifications (Bf 109 G-6)

General characteristics

  • Crew: One
  • Length: 8.95 m (29 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.925 m (32 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.60 m (8 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 16.05 m² (173.3 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 2,247 kg (5,893 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 3,148 kg (6,940 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 3,400 kg (7,495 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Daimler-Benz DB 605A-1 liquid-cooled inverted V12, 1,475 PS (1,455 hp, 1,085 kW)
  • Propellers: VDM 9-12087 three-bladed light-alloy propeller
    • Propeller diameter: 3 m (9 ft 10 in)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 640 km/h (398 mph) at 6,300 m (20,669 ft)
  • Cruise speed: 590 km/h (365 mph) at 6,000 m (19,680 ft)
  • Range: 850 km (528 mi) 1,000 km (621 mi) with droptank
  • Service ceiling: 12,000 m (39,370 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 17.0 m/s (3,345 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: 196 kg/m² (40 lb/ft²)
  • Power/mass: 344 W/kg (0.21 hp/lb)

Armament

  • Guns:
    • 2 × 13 mm (.51 in) synchronized MG 131 machine guns with 300 rounds per gun
    • 1 × 20 mm (.78 in) MG 151/20 cannon as Motorkanone with 200 rpg.
    • 1 x 30 mm (1.18 in) MK 108 cannon as Motorkanone with 65 rpg (G-6/U4 variant)
    • 2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 underwing cannon pods with 135 rpg (optional kit—Rüstsatz VI)
  • Rockets: 2 × 21 cm (8 in) Wfr. Gr. 21 rockets (G-6 with BR21)
  • Bombs: 1 × 250 kg (551 lb) bomb or 4 × 50 kg (110 lb) bombs or 1 × 300-litre (79 US gal) drop tank

Avionics

  • FuG 16Z radio

Junkers Ju 88

Junkers Ju 88 A-5, Werk Nr. 0886146/CV+VP Luftwaffe

The Junkers Ju 88 was a German World War II Luftwaffe twin-engined multirole combat aircraft. It was used successfully as a bomber, dive bomber, night fighter, torpedo bomber, reconnaissance aircraft, heavy fighter and even, during the closing stages of the conflict in Europe, as a flying bomb.

  • Role: Multirole combat aircraft
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Junkers Flugzeug- und Motorenwerke
  • First flight: 21 December 1936
  • Introduction: 1939
  • Status: 5 aircraft in museums
  • Number built: 15,183

Operators

  • Bulgarian Air Force
  • Finnish Air Force
  • Armée de l’Air (France)
  • French Navy
  • Luftwaffe
  • Royal Hungarian Air Force
  • Regia Aeronautica Italy
  • Royal Romanian Air Force
  • Royal Air Force operated at least five captured aircraft
  • Soviet Air Force
  • Spanish Air Force

Specifications Ju 88 A-4

General characteristics

  • Crew: 4 (pilot, bombardier/front gunner, radio operator/rear gunner, navigator/ventral gunner)
  • Length: 14.36 m (47 ft 2⅞ in)
  • Wingspan: 20.08 m (65 ft 10½ in)
  • Height: 5.07 m (16.63 ft)
  • Wing area: 54.7 m2 (587 ft2)
  • Loaded weight: 8,550 kg (18,832 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 14,000 kg (30,865 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Junkers Jumo 211J liquid-cooled inverted V-12, 1,044 kW (1,420 PS, 1,401 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 510 km/h (317 mph) at 5,300 m (17,389 ft) without external bomb racks or 433 km/h (269 mph) at 4,500 m (14,765 ft) at 14,000 kg (30,865 lb)
  • Range: 2,430 km (1,429 mi) maximum internal fuel
  • Service ceiling: 9,000 m (29,500 ft) at average weight, without bombs
  • Rate of climb: 235 m/min (770 ft/min)

Armament

  • Guns:
    • 1 × 7.92 mm MG 81J machine gun on flexible mount in front windscreen, firing forward with 1,000 rounds.
    • 1 × 7.92 mm MG 81J machine gun on flexible mount in lower fuselage nose glazing, firing forward with 1,000 rounds.
    • 2 × 7.92 mm MG 81J machine guns on flexible mount in the rear of the cockpit canopy, firing aft with 1,000 rounds each.
    • 1 × 7.92 mm MG 81Z twin machine gun on flexible mount in the rear ventral Bola position, firing aft with 1,000 rounds.
  • Bombs: Up to 1,400 kilograms (3,100 lb) of ordnance internally in two bomb bays rated at 900 kg (2,000 lb) and 500 kg (1,100 lb) or up to 3,000 kg (6,600 lb) externally. Carrying bombs externally increased weight and drag and impaired the aircraft’s performance. Carrying the maximum load usually required rocket-assisted take-off.
Armament options
  • Additional option for a pair of 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 machine guns on flexible “Donut” mountings firing laterally, one on each side of the cockpit canopy.
  • A single 13 mm (.51 in) MG 131 machine gun was sometimes used instead of the 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 81J or MG 81Z machine guns in the A-Stand, B-Stand or ventral Bola positions.
  • Aircraft may carry one 20 mm MG FF cannon in the nose for ground attack purposes, with 90 rounds of ammunition, in place of the Lotfernrohr 7 bombsight
  • A modification of the Ju 88 A-4, the Ju 88 A-13 could mount the Waffenbehälter WB 81A or WB 81B (firing with 15° downwards deflection) gun pods on the external bomb racks for ground attack duties, each “watering can” containing three 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 81Z twin machine guns, for strafing enemy troops.

Specifications Ju 88 G-1 Night Fighter

Ju 88 G-1 Night Fighter

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3
  • Length: 15.50 m (without radar) (50.85 ft)
  • Wingspan: 20.08 m (65.88 ft)
  • Height: 5.07 m (16.63 ft)
  • Wing area: 54.7 m2 (587 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 9,081 kg (20,020 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 13,100 kg (28,880 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 14,690 kg (32,385 lb) (overload)
  • Powerplant: 2 × BMW 801G-2 double-row radials, 1,250 kW (1,700 PS, 1,677 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 550 km/h (342 mph) at 8,500 m (27,890 ft)
  • Range: 2,500 km (1,553 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 9,900 m (32,480 ft)
  • Wing loading: 240 kg/m2 (49.2 lb/ft2)
  • Power/mass: 0.18 kW/kg (0.12 hp/lb)
  • Endurance: 4 hours

Armament

  • Guns:
    • 4 × 20 mm MG 151/20 cannons, firing forwards from an integral ventral gun pod.
    • 1 or 2 × 13 mm (.51 in) MG 131 machine guns in the rear cockpit, firing rearwards.
    • 1 or 2 × 20 mm MG 151/20s as Schräge Musik, firing forwards and upwards at an 30- to 45-degree angle, Optional.

Boeing 747 Freighter

Boeing 747-481(BDSF) TC-ACG Saudia - Saudi Arabian Airlines Cargo

The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft.

  • Role: Wide-body, long-range jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: February 9, 1969
  • Introduction: January 22, 1970
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1968–present
  • Number built: 1,502 as of January 31, 2015

Boeing 747-400F

First flight: May 4, 1993

First delivery: October 22, 1993 CargoLux

The 747-400F (Freighter) is an all freight version of the 747-400. While using the updated systems and wing design of the passenger versions, it features the original short upper deck found on the classic 747s in order to save weight.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Cargo capacity: Main deck: 30 pallets, Lower deck: 32 LD-1 containers
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 211 ft 5 in (64.4 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 364,000 lb (165,107 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 875,000 lb (396,890 kg)
  • Max. payload: 248,300 lb (112,630 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.845 (564 mph, 490 kn, 908 km/h)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 4,445 nmi (8,230 km)
  • Engine (× 4): PW 4062 GE CF6-80C2B5F RR RB211-524G/H

Boeing 747-400ERF

Boeing 747-406F/ER/SCD PH-CKC KLM Cargo

First flight: September 30, 2002

First delivery: October 17, 2002 Air France

The 747-400ERF (747-400ER Freighter) is the freight version of the −400ER, launched on April 30, 2001. The 747-400ERF is similar to the 747-400F, except for increased gross weight capability which allows it to carry more cargo weight.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Cargo capacity: Main deck: 30 pallets, Lower deck: 32 LD-1 containers
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 211 ft 5 in (64.4 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 362,400 lb (164,382 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 910,000 lb (412,775 kg)
  • Max. payload: 248,300 lb (112,630 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.845 (564 mph, 490 kn, 908 km/h)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 4,970 nmi (9,200 km)
  • Engine (× 4): PW 4062, GE CF6-80C2B5F

Airbus A318

Airbus A318-111 F-GUGH Air France

The Airbus A318 is the smallest member of the Airbus A320 family of short- to medium-range, narrow-body, commercial passenger twin-engine jet.

  • Role: Medium range airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Hamburg-Finkenwerder, Germany
  • First flight: 15 January 2002, F-WWIA
  • Introduction: 2003 with Frontier Airlines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2002–present
  • Number built: 80 May 2015

Variants A320 family

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 117 (1-class, typical)
  • Overall length: 31.44 m (103 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 34.10 m (111 ft 11 in) (35.8 m (117 ft 5 in) with sharklets)
  • Overall height: 12.51 m (41 ft 1 in)
  • Fuselage width: 3.95 m (13 ft 0 in)
  • Fuselage Height: 4.14 m (13 ft 7 in)
  • Operating empty weight: 39,500 kg (87,100 lb)
  • Maximum landing weight: 62.5 t (138,000 lb)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 54,500 kg (120,200 lb)
  • Engine (× 2): Pratt & Whitney PW6000 series or CFM International CFM56-5 series
  • Thrust: 96–106 kN (22,000–24,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,000 m (39,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.78 (828 km/h/511 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h/537 mph at 11,000 m/36,000 ft)
  • Range fully loaded: 3,100 nmi (5,700 km; 3,600 mi)