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Airbus A380

Airbus A380-861 A6-EDJ Emirates

The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by Airbus. It is the world’s largest passenger airliner.

  • Role: Wide-body, double-deck jet airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Toulouse, France
  • First flight: 27 April 2005 F-WWOW
  • Introduction: 25 October 2007 with Singapore Airlines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2005–present
  • Number built: 154 as of 28 February 2015

Operators

  • Singapore Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Qantas
  • Air France
  • Lufthansa
  • Korean Air
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Thai Airways International
  • British Airways
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • Etihad Airways

Airbus A380 A6-EDJ Emirates

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: two
  • Seating capacity: 644 (2-class) 853 (1-class)
  • Length overall: 72.73 m (238 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 79.75 m (261 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 24.45 m (80 ft 3 in)
  • Wheelbase: 31.88 m (104 ft 7 in)
  • Wheel track: 12.46 m (40 ft 11 in) 14.34 m (47 ft 1 in) total width
  • Outside fuselage width: 7.14 m (23 ft 5 in)
  • Exterior fuselage height: 8.41 m (27 ft 7 in)
  • Maximum cabin width: 6.54 m (21 ft 5 in) main deck, 5.80 m (19 ft 0 in) upper deck
  • Cabin length: 49.9 m (163 ft 9 in) main deck, 44.93 m (147 ft 5 in) upper deck
  • Wing area: 845 m2 (9,100 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 7.5
  • Wing sweep: 33.5°
  • Maximum taxi/ramp weight: 577,000 kg (1,272,000 lb)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 575,000 kg (1,268,000 lb)
  • Maximum landing weight: 394,000 kg (869,000 lb)
  • Maximum zero fuel weight: 369,000 kg (814,000 lb)
  • Typical operating empty weight: 276,800 kg (610,200 lb)
  • Maximum structural payload: 89,200 kg (196,700 lb)
  • Maximum cargo volume: 184 m3 (6,500 cu ft)
  • Maximum fuel capacity: 323,546 l (85,472 US gal)
  • Engines (4 ×): GP7270 (A380-861), Trent 970/B (A380-841), Trent 972/B (A380-842)

Performance

  • Maximum operating speed: Mach 0.89 (945 km/h, 587 mph, 510 knots)
  • Maximum design speed: Mach 0.96 (at cruise altitude: 1020 km/h, 634 mph, 551 knots)
  • Cruise speed: Mach 0.85
  • Take off run at MTOW/SL ISA: 2,950 m (9,680 ft)
  • Landing speed: 130-135 kn (240–250 km/h)
  • Range at design load: 15,700 km (8,500 nmi, 9,755 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 13,136 m (43,097 ft)

Embraer 190/195

Embraer E-190 PH-EZZ KLM Cityhopper

The Embraer 190/195 member of the E-Jet family a series of narrow-body medium-range twin-engine jet airliners produced by Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer.

The Embraer 190/195 models are a larger stretch of the Embraer 170/175 models fitted with a new, larger wing, larger horizontal stabilizer and a new engine, the GE CF34-10E, rated at 18,500 lb (82.30 kN).

  • Role: Medium range airliner
  • National origin: Brazil
  • Manufacturer: Embraer
  • Production line: São José dos Campos, São Paulo State.
  • First flight: E190 March 12, 2004, PP-XMA, E-195 PP-XMJ on December 7, 2004
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2004 – present
  • Number built: E-190 515, E-195 138 April 2015
  • Variants: Embraer 170, Embraer 175, Embraer Lineage 1000
  • Developed into: Embraer E-Jet E2 family

Specifications

Embraer 190 (ERJ190-100)

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two
  • Capacity: 114 (1-class, 29 in/30 in pitch)
  • Length: 36.24 m (118 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 28.72 m (94 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 10.28 m (34 ft 7 in)
  • Empty weight: 28,080 kg (61,910 lb)
  • Max Payload weight: 13,080 kg (28,840 lb)
  • Max take-off weight: 51,800 kg (114,200 lb) (AR)
  • Powerplant:  2× GE CF34-10E turbofans

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 890 km/h (481 kn, Mach 0.82)
  • Range: AR: 4,448 km (2,402 nmi)
  • Service ceiling:  12,500 m (41,000 ft)

Embraer E-190 G-LCYM BA CityFlyer

Embraer 195 (ERJ190-200)

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two
  • Capacity: 122 (1-class, 30 in/31 in pitch)
  • Length: 38.65 m  (126 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 28.72 m (94 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 10.28 m (34 ft 7 in)
  • Empty weight: 28,970 kg (63,870 lb)
  • Max Payload weight: 13,080 kg (28,840 lb)
  • Max take-off weight: 13,650 kg (30,090 lb)
  • Powerplant:  2× GE CF34-10E turbofans

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 890 km/h (481 kn, Mach 0.82)
  • Range: AR: 4,077 km (2,201 nmi)
  • Service ceiling:  12,500 m (41,000 ft)

Antonov An-2

Antonov An-2 D-FKME Donau-Air-Service

The Antonov An-2 (Russian nickname: “Annushka” or “Annie”) is a Soviet mass-produced single-engine biplane utility/agricultural aircraft.

  • Role: Agricultural and utility aircraft
  • National origin: Soviet Union
  • Manufacturer: Antonov/WSK PZL-Mielec
  • First flight: 31 August 1947
  • Introduction: 1947
  • Produced: 1947–2002
  • Number built: 18,000+

Specifications (An-2)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1–2
  • Capacity: 12 passengers
  • Length: 12.4 m (40 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: ** Upper wing: 18.2 m (59 ft 8 in)
    • Lower wing: 14.2 m (46 ft 9 in))
  • Height: 4.1 m (13 ft)
  • Wing area: 71.52 m² (769.8 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 3,300 kg (7,300 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 5,440 kg (12,000 lb)
  • Useful load: 2,140 kg (4,700 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Shvetsov ASh-62IR 9-cylinder supercharged radial engine, 750 kW (1,000 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 258 km/h (139 kn, 160 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 190 km/h (100 kn, 120 mph)
  • Stall speed: ~50 km/h (26 knots, 30 mph)
  • Range: 845 km (456 nmi, 525 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 4,500 m (14,750 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 3.5 m/s (700 ft/min)
  • Power/mass: 0.136 kW/kg (0.083 hp/lb)

Boeing 747

Boeing 747-406(M) PH-BFE KLM

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

Variants

Boeing 747-100

First flight: February 9, 1969

The first 747-100s were built with six upper deck windows (three per side) to accommodate upstairs lounge areas. Later, as airlines began to use the upper deck for premium passenger seating instead of lounge space, Boeing offered a ten-window upper deck as an option.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 3
  • Seating capacity: 480; optional 550 (1-class, maximum)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 195 ft 8 in (59.6 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 5 in (19.3 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 358,000 lb (162,400 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 735,000 lb (333,390 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (555 mph, 893 km/h, 481 knots )
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (594 mph, 955 km/h, 516 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 5,300 nmi, 6,100 mi; 9,800 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW JT9D-7A/-7F/-7J RR RB211-524B2 GE CF6-45A2 (747SR)

Boeing 747-200

First flight: October 11, 1970

747-200 – The demand for longer range aircraft with increased payload quickly led to the improved −200, which featured more powerful engines, increased MTOW, and greater range than the −100.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 3
  • Seating capacity: 480; optional 550 (1-class, maximum)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 195 ft 8 in (59.6 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 5 in (19.3 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 383,000 lb (174,000 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 833,000 lb (377,842 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (555 mph, 893 km/h, 481 knots )
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (594 mph, 955 km/h, 516 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,850 nmi 7,880 mi; 12,690 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW JT9D-7R4G2 GE CF6-50E2 RR RB211-524D4

Boeing 747-300

First flight: October 5, 1982

The 747-300 features a 23-foot-4-inch-longer (7.11 m) upper deck than the −200.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 3
  • Seating capacity: 565; optional 660 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 195 ft 8 in (59.6 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 5 in (19.3 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 392,800 lb (178,100 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 833,000 lb (377,842 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (555 mph, 893 km/h, 481 knots )
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (594 mph, 955 km/h, 516 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,700 nmi 7,700 mi; 12,400 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW JT9D-7R4G2 GE CF6-80C2B1 RR RB211-524D4

Boeing 747-400ER

First flight: April 29, 1988

The 747-400 introduced a new glass cockpit designed for a flight crew of two instead of three, with a reduction in the number of dials, gauges and knobs from 971 to 365 through the use of electronics. The type also features tail fuel tanks, revised engines, and a new interior.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 565; optional 660 (1-class)
  • 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: 406,900 lb (184,600 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 910,000 lb (412,775 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.855 (570 mph, 918 km/h, 495 kn)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,670 nmi 8,830 mi; 14,200 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW 4062 GE CF6-80C2B5F RR RB211-524G/H ER: GE CF6-80C2B5F

Boeing 747-8I

First flight: March 20, 2011

The 747-800 uses the same engine and cockpit technology as the 787, hence the use of the “8”. The variant is designed to be quieter, more economical, and more environmentally friendly. The 747-8’s fuselage is lengthened from 232 to 251 feet (70.8 to 76.4 m), marking the first stretch variant of the aircraft. Power is supplied by General Electric GEnx-2B67 engines.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 605 (maximum)
  • Overall length: 250 ft 2 in (76.25 m)
  • Wingspan: 224 ft 7 in (68.5 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 472,900 lb (214,503 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 987,000 lb (447,696 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.855 (570 mph, 918 km/h, 495 kn)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 8,000 nmi 9,200 mi; 15,000 km
  • Engine (× 4): GEnx-2B67

Dassault Falcon 900

Dassault Falcon 900LX HB-JTA Air Sarina AG

The Dassault Falcon 900 is a French-built corporate jet aircraft made by Dassault Aviation

  • Role: Business jet
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Dassault Aviation
  • First flight: 21 September 1984
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1984-present
  • Number built: 260+
  • Developed from: Dassault Falcon 50
  • Variants: Dassault Falcon 2000, Dassault Falcon 7X

Specifications (Falcon 900B)

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two
  • Capacity: 19 passengers
  • Length: 20.21 m (66 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 19.33 m (63 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 7.55 m (24 ft 9.5 in)
  • Wing area: 49 m² (527 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 10,255 kg (22,608 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 20,640kg (45,503 lb)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Honeywell TFE731-5BR-1C turbofan, 21.13 kN (4,750 lbf) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.84-0.87
  • Cruise speed: 950 km/h (513 knots, 590 mph) at 36,000ft (10,970 m) (Mach 0.85)
  • Stall speed: 158 km/h (85 knots, 98 mph) (wheels and flaps down)
  • Range: 7,400 km (3,995 nm, 4,598 mi) (7 passengers)
  • Service ceiling: 15,500 m (51,000 ft)
  • Wing loading: 435kg/m² (91lb/ft²)

 

Pilatus PC-6 Porter

Pilatus PC-6B2-H4 Turbo Porter HB-FNI Pilatus Aircraft

The Pilatus PC-6 Porter is a single-engined Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) utility aircraft designed by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. It has been built in both piston engine and turboprop powered versions (Turbo-Porter) and was produced for a time by Fairchild Hiller in the United States.

  • Role: STOL Passenger and utility aircraft
  • National origin: Switzerland
  • Manufacturer: Pilatus Aircraft
  • First flight: Porter – 4 May 1959, Turbo-Porter – 2 May 1961.
  • Produced: 1959-present
  • Number built:581 (As of August 2014)
  • Status: Active service

Military variants

Specifications PC-6 B2 Turbo-Porter

General characteristics

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Capacity: up to ten passengers
  • Payload: 1,130 kg (2,491 lb)
  • Length: 11.00 m (36 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.87 m (52 ft 0¾ in)
  • Height: 3.20 m (10 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 30.15 m² (324.5 sq ft)
  • Airfoil: NACA 64-514
  • Aspect ratio: 8.4:1
  • Empty weight: 1,270 kg (2,800 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 2,800 kg (6,173 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 turboprop, 410 kW (550 shp)(downrated from 507 kW (680 shp))

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 280 km/h (151 knots, 174 mph)
  • Maximum speed: 232 km/h (125 knots, 144 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 213 km/h (115 knots, 132 mph) at 3,050 m (10,000 ft)
  • Stall speed: 96 km/h (52 knots, 60 mph) (flaps down, power off)
  • Range: 730 km (394 nmi, 453 mi) with maximum payload
  • Ferry range: 1,612 km (870 nmi, 1,002 mi) with maximum internal and underwing fuel
  • Service ceiling: 8,197 m (25,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 4.8 m/s (941 ft/min)

Max Holste Broussard

Max Holste MH-1521C-1 Broussard F-GDPX Patrouille Tranchant

The Max Holste MH.1521 Broussard is a 1950s French six-seat utility monoplane designed by Max Holste to meet a French Army requirement.

  • Role: Six-seat utility monoplane
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Avions Max Holste
  • First flight: 12 June 1951
  • Introduction: 1954
  • Status: retired 1983
  • Number built: 396

Military operators

  • Argentine Air Force
  • Argentine National Gendarmerie
  • Benin Air Force
  • Royal Cambodian Air Force
  • Cameroon Air Force
  • Central African Republic Air Force
  • Chad Air Force
  • French Air Force
  • French Army
  • Securite Civile
  • Cote d’Ivoire Air Force
  • Malagasy Air Force
  • Mali Air Force
  • Mauritanian Islamic Air Force
  • Royal Moroccan Air Force
  • Niger Air Force
  • Portuguese Air Force
  • Senegalese Air Force

Max Holste MH-1521C-1 Broussard F-GDPX Patrouille Tranchant

Specifications (MH.1521M)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 5
  • Length: 8.65 m (28 ft 4½ in)
  • Wingspan: 13.75 m (45 ft 1¼ in)
  • Height: 3.65 m (12 ft 0 in)
  • Wing area: 25.20 m2 (271.26 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1530 kg (3373 lb)
  • Gross weight: 2500 kg (5512 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 radial piston engine, 336 kW (450 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 270 km/h (168 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 5500 m (18045 ft)

Boeing 767

Boeing 767-300ER N647UA United Airlines

The Boeing 767 is a mid- to large-size, long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It was the manufacturer’s first wide-body twinjet and its first airliner with a two-crew glass cockpit.

  • Role: Wide-body jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: 767-200ER September 26, 1981, 767-300ER December 9, 1986, 767-400ER October 9, 1999
  • Introduction: September 8, 1982 with United Airlines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1981–present
  • Number built: 1,069 through January 2015

Military variants

  • 767 Airborne Surveillance Testbed – – the Airborne Optical Adjunct (AOA) was modified from the prototype 767-200 for a United States Army program
  • E-767 – the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) platform for the Japan Self-Defense Forces
  • KC-767 Advanced Tanker – the 767-200ER-based aerial tanker developed for the USAF KC-X tanker competition
  • KC-767 Tanker Transport – the 767-200ER-based aerial refueling platform operated by the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), and the Japan Self-Defense Forces
  • Tanker conversions – the 767 MMTT or Multi-Mission Tanker Transport is a 767-200ER-based aircraft operated by the Colombian Air Force

Specifications

General characteristics

Boeing 767-200ER

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 255, optional 290 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 159 ft 2 in (48.5 m)
  • Wingspan: 156 ft 1 in (47.6 m)
  • Overall height: 15,85 m.
  • Fuselage width: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
  • Fuselage Height: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 181,610 lb (82,380 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 395,000 lb (179,170 kg)
  • Service ceiling: 11.887 m
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (470 knots, 530 mph, 851 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (493 knots, 567 mph, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,385 nmi (7,348 mi; 11,825 km)
  • Engine (× 2): P&W PW4052, or 4056, GE CF6-80C2, RR RB211-524G or H
  • Thrust: PW: 63,300 lb (282 kN), GE: 62,100 lbf (276 kN)

Boeing 767-300ER

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 290; optional 350 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 180 ft 3 in (54.9 m)
  • Wingspan: 156 ft 1 in (47.6 m)
  • Overall height: 15,85 m.
  • Fuselage width: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
  • Fuselage Height: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 198,440 lb (90,010 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 412,000 lb (186,880 kg)
  • Service ceiling: 11.887 m
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (470 knots, 530 mph, 851 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (493 knots, 567 mph, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,310 nmi (7,260 mi; 11,690 km)
  • Engine (× 2): P&W PW4056, 4060, or 4062. GE CF6-80C2. RR RB211-524G, or H
  • Thrust: PW: 63,300 lbf (282 kN), GE: 62,100 lbf (276 kN), RR: 59,500 lbf (265 kN)

Boeing 767-400ER

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 375 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 201 ft 4 in (61.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 170 ft 4 in (51.9 m)
  • Overall height: 15,85 m.
  • Fuselage width: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
  • Fuselage Height: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 229,000 lb (103,870 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 395,000 lb (179,170 kg)
  • Service ceiling: 11.887 m
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (470 knots, 530 mph, 851 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (493 knots, 567 mph, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 5,625 nmi (6,473 mi; 10,418 km)
  • Engine (× 2): P&W PW4062 GE CF6-80C2
  • Thrust: PW: 63,300 lbf (282 kN) GE: 63,500 lbf (282 kN)

Boeing 777 Freighter

Boeing 777F N772LA LAN Cargo.JPG

The Boeing 777 Freighter (777F) is an all-cargo version of the twinjet Boeing 777-200, and shares features with the -200LR; these include its airframe, engines, and fuel capacity.

  • Role: Wide-body cargo jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: July 14, 2008
  • Introduction: February 19, 2009 Air France
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2009–present
  • Number built: 94 of the 777F in service as of July 2014

Boeing 777-FDZ A7-BFE Qatar Airways Cargo

Specifications Boeing 777 Freighter

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Maximum cargo capacity: 23,051 cu ft (653 m3) 37× pallets
  • Overall length: 209 ft 1 in (63.7 m)
  • Wingspan: 212 ft 7 in (64.8 m)
  • Overall height: 61 ft 1 in (18.6 m)
  • Fuselage width: 20 ft 4 in (6.20 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 318,300 lb (144,400 kg)
  • Maximum landing weight: 575,000 lb (260,816 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 766,800 lb (347,800 kg)
  • Engine (× 2): General Electric GE90-110B1 thrust 110,100 lbf (490 kN)
  •                              General Electric GE90-115B1 thrust 115,300 lbf (512 kN)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 43,100 ft (13,140 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (560 mph, 905 km/h, 490 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.87 (~200) (590 mph, 950 km/h, 512 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Range fully loaded: 4,900 nmi (9,070 km, 5,636 mi)
Boeing 777-F1H A6-EFN Emirates SkyCargo

Boeing 777-F1H A6-EFN Emirates SkyCargo

Eclipse 500

Eclipse Aviation Eclipse EA-500 N514EA  Private

The Eclipse 500 is a small six-seat business jet aircraft manufactured by Eclipse Aviation. Eclipse 500 became the first of a new class of Very Light Jet.

  • Role: very light jet (VLJ) class business jet
  • National origin: United States of America
  • Manufacturer: Eclipse Aviation
  • First flight: August 26, 2002
  • Introduction: December 31, 2006
  • Status: Production Halted, In service
  • Produced: January 2001- November 2008
  • Number built: 260

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: one or two pilots
  • Capacity: 4 to 5 passengers
  • Length: 33 ft 1 in (10.1 m)
  • Wingspan: 37 ft 3 in (11.4 m)
  • Height: 11 ft 0 in (3.4 m)
  • Empty weight: 3,550 lb (1,610 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 5,520 lb (2,504 kg)
  • Useful load: 2,400 lb (1,089 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 5,950 lb (2,699 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F turbofan engines, 900 lbf (4 kN flat-rated to > ISA+10C) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 370 knots (425 mph, 685 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 69 knots (79 mph, 128 km/h) in landing configuration
  • Range: 1,125 nmi (IFR with 45 min NBAA reserve) (1,295 mi, 2,084 km)
  • Service ceiling: 41,000 ft (12,500 m)
  • Rate of climb: 3,424 ft / min (1,044 m / min)
  • Takeoff distance: 2,345 ft (715 m)
  • Landing distance: 2,250 ft (686 m)

Avionics

  • Avio Next Generation (aka Avio NG)
  • Displays: Two 768 x 1024 resolution PFDs and one 1440 x 900 resolution MFD