A340-600 Aircraft

Specifications

The A340-600 aircraft is the longest Airbus airliner in operation, with an overall fuselage length of 75.3 metres (246 ft. 11 in.) and a range of 7,900 nm./14,640 km.

AIRCRAFT DIMENSIONS

metric

imperial

Overall length

75.3 m.

247 ft. 1 in.

Height

17.3 m.

56 ft. 9 in.

Fuselage diameter

5.64 m.

18 ft. 6 in.

Maximum cabin width

5.28 m.

17 ft. 4 in.

Cabin length

60.98 m.

200 ft. 1 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

32.89 m.

107 ft. 11 in.

Wheel track

10.69 m.

35 ft. 1 in.

 

BASIC OPERATING DATA

metric

imperial

Engines

RR Trent 500

RR Trent 500

Engine thrust range

249 (267) kN

56,000 (60,000) lb. slst

Typical passenger seating

380

380

Range (w/max. passengers)

14,360 (14,600) km.

7,750 (7,900) 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

369.2 (381.2) tonnes

813.9 (840.4) lbs. x 1000

Maximum takeoff weight

368 (380) tonnes

811.3 (837.8) lbs. x 1000

Maximum landing weight

259 (265) tonnes

571 (584.2) lbs. x 1000

Maximum zero fuel weight

245 (251) tonnes

540.1 (553.4) lbs. x 1000

Maximum fuel capacity

195,881 (204,500) Litres

51,746 (54,023.2) US gal.

Typical operating weight empty

177.8 (181.9) tonnes

392.0 (400.9) lbs. x 1000

Typical volumetric payload

55.6 tonnes

122.6 lbs. x 1000

 

 

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