Airbus A300-600ST Beluga

Oversize Cargo Freighter

Airbus A300B4-608ST Beluga, F-GSTD, Beluga 4, c/n 776 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Airbus A300-600ST Beluga is a twin-engine oversize-cargo freighter aircraft produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S..
The A300-600ST was developed from the A300-600 wide-body airliner. The Beluga is operated by Airbus Transport International mainly for transport of large aircraft components between the European Airbus plants but is available for charter flight also. The cabin volume is 1.400 m / 49.440 ft
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric CF6-80C2A8
Engine Power (each)262,4 kN59000 lbf
Speed780 km/h421 kts
  484 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.82
Service Ceiling10.668 m35.000 ft
Range2.778 km1.500 NM
1.726 mi.
Empty Weight86.500 kg190.700 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight155.000 kg341.717 lbs
max. Landing Weight140.000 kg308.647 lbs
Wing Span44,84 m147 ft 1 in
Wing Area260,0 m2799 ft
Length56,15 m184 ft 3 in
Height17,24 m56 ft 7 in
First Flight13.09.1994
Production Statusout of production
Total Production5
Developed fromAirbus A300-600
ICAO CodeA3ST
IATA CodeABB
EASA TCDSA.014
Data for (Version)Airbus A300-600ST

[Photo-ID: 2125] Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Airbus A300B4-608ST Beluga, Airbus, F-GSTA, c/n 655, Karsten Palt, 2009Airbus
A300B4-608ST Beluga
Airbus
Reg.: F-GSTA
c/n: 655
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 2126] Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Airbus A300B4-608ST Beluga, Airbus, F-GSTA, c/n 655, Karsten Palt, 2009Airbus
A300B4-608ST Beluga
Airbus
Reg.: F-GSTA
c/n: 655
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 2127] Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Airbus A300B4-608ST Beluga, Airbus, F-GSTA, c/n 655, Karsten Palt, 2009Airbus
A300B4-608ST Beluga
Airbus
Reg.: F-GSTA
c/n: 655
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 2128] Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Airbus A300B4-608ST Beluga, Airbus, F-GSTA, c/n 655, Karsten Palt, 2009Airbus
A300B4-608ST Beluga
Airbus
Reg.: F-GSTA
c/n: 655
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 2129] Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Airbus A300B4-608ST Beluga, Airbus, F-GSTD, c/n 776, Karsten Palt, 2009Airbus
A300B4-608ST Beluga
Airbus
Reg.: F-GSTD
c/n: 776
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]