Airbus A300-600

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new aircraft for Mahan Air, ex Lufthansa D-AIAN. Making its first visit in Germany

Aircraft Data

The A300 is a twin engined short/medium range wide-body airliner.It was the first airliner designed and built by Airbus,developed through a range of improved versions, Many have been converted to freighters. Production ceased in 2007.

The A300-600 was the ultimate version, it had the tail-end of the A310, which increased capacity. The -600 was the first airliner to gain 180 minute ETOPS approval for over-water operations. All late deliveries were freighters.

Summary data for Airbus A300 600
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
France19833133102266 - 336

Power

2 x General Electric CF6 (41500 - 69800 lbf), Pratt & Whitney JT9D (45800 - 56000 lbf) or Pratt & Whitney PW4000 (52000 - 99040 lbf) turbofan engines.

Typical engine fit would be the CF6-80C2A1 at 59000lb thrust, or the PW4158 at 58000lb.


Dimensions

Dimensions for Airbus A300 600
Length177 ft. 5 in.
Wing Span147 ft. 1 in.
Height54 ft. 1 in.
Empty Weight200,700 lbs.
Max Weight375,855 lbs. (Weights for -600R with CF6 engines)

Performance

Performance of Airbus A300 600
Max Speed484 kts
Cruise Speed472 kts
Ceiling35,000 ft.
Normal Range2,650nm
Max Range4,090nm (Range at Max take-off weight version of -600R)

Updated 22nd November 2008

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Airbus A300-600

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31st January 2010
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