A340-500 Aircraft

Specification

The A340-500 aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of 365 metric tonnes (804,700 lb.) and ultra-long range capabilities of up to 9,000 nm./16,600 km.

AIRCRAFT DIMENSIONS

metric

imperial

Overall length

67.9 m.

222 ft. 8 in.

Height

17.1 m.

56 ft. 1 in.

Fuselage diameter

5.64 m.

18 ft. 6 in.

Maximum cabin width

5.28 m.

17 ft. 4 in.

Cabin length

53.56 m.

175 ft. 9 in.

Wingspan (geometric)

63.45 m.

208 ft. 2 in.

Wing area (reference)

439.4 m2

4,729 ft2

Wing sweep (25% chord)

31.1 degrees

31.1 degrees

Wheelbase

27.59 m.

90 ft. 6 in.

Wheel track

10.69 m.

35 ft. 1 in.

 

BASIC OPERATING DATA

metric

imperial

Engines

four RR Trent 500

four RR Trent 500

Engine thrust range

236 (249) kN

53,000 (56,000) lb. slst

Typical passenger seating

313 (3-class)

313 (3-class)

Range (w/max. passengers)

16,100 (16,700) km.

8,670 (9,000) nm.

Max. operating Mach number (Mmo)

0.86 Mo.

0.86 Mo.

Bulk hold volume - Standard/option

19.7 / 13.76 m3

695 / 486 ft3

 

DESIGN WEIGHTS

metric

imperial

Maximum ramp weight

373.2 (381.2) tonnes

822.8 (840.4) lbs. x 1000

Maximum takeoff weight

372 (380) tonnes

820.1 (837.8) lbs. x 1000

Maximum landing weight

243 (246) tonnes

535.7 (542.3) lbs. x 1000

Maximum zero fuel weight

230 (232) tonnes

507.1 (511.5) lbs. x 1000

Maximum fuel capacity

214,810 (222,000) Litres

56,750 (58,646) US gal.

Typical operating weight empty

170.9 (174.8) tonnes

376.8 (385.4) lbs. x 1000

Typical volumetric payload

43.3 tonnes

95.5 lbs. x 1000

 

 

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