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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)

 

 

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)

Focke-Wulf A 16

Focke-Wulf A.16 D437 Bremen

The Focke-Wulf A.16 was a German three/four passenger light transport monoplane.

  • Role: Light passenger transport
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG
  • Designed by: Heinrich Focke and Georg Wulf
  • First flight: 1924
  • Number built: 20+

Focke-Wulf A.16 D437 Bremen

Specifications (A.16c)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 3–4
  • Length: 8.5 m (27 ft 1034 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.90 m (45 ft 714 in)
  • Height: 2.30 m (7 ft 612 in)
  • Wing area: 27.1 m2 (291 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 570 kg (1256 lb)
  • Gross weight: 970 kg (2138 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 11 7-cylinder radial piston engine, 56 kW (75 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 135 km/h (84 mph)
  • Range: 550 km (342 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 2500 m (8200 ft)

Gulfstream G550

Gulfstream G550 N917GA

Gulfstream G550 is a business jet aircraft. The Gulfstream 550 has the longest flight range in its class.

 

  • Role: Business jet
  • National origin: United States of America
  • Manufacturer: Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Production line: Savannah, Georgia
  • First flight: July 18, 2002
  • Introduction: 2004
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2003–present
  • Number built: 300+

Specifications G550

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 pilots, 0–2 attendants
  • Capacity: 14–19 passengers
  • Length: 96 ft 5 in (29.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 93 ft 6 in (28.5 m)
  • Height: 25 ft 10 in (7.9 m)
  • Empty weight: 48,300 lb (21,900 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 54,500 lb (24,700 kg)
  • Useful load: 6,200 lb (2,800 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 91,000 lb (41,300 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce BR710 turbofan, 15,385 lbf (68.44 kN) each
  • Maximum Ramp Weight: 91,400 lb (41,500 kg)
  • Maximum landing weight: 75,300 lb (34,200 kg)
  • Maximum fuel weight: 41,300 lb (18,700 kg)
  • Cabin dimensions: volume: 1,669 ft³ (47.3 m³), height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), width: 7 ft 4 in (2.24 m)
  • Baggage compartment volume: 226 ft³ (6.4 m³)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 0.885 Mach (585 mph, 941 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 488 knots (562 mph, 0.85 Mach, 904 km/h)
  • Range: 6,750 nmi (7,768 miles, 12,500 km)
  • Service ceiling: 51,000 ft (15,500 m)
  • Takeoff distance: 5,910 ft (1,800 m)
  • Landing distance: 2,770 ft (880 m)