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Airbus A340-500

Airbus A340-541, Emirates, A6-ERH, c/n 611 © Mike Vallentin
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The Airbus A340-500 is a four-engined ultra-long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 375 passengers produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S..
Passengerstyp. 313, max. 375
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Trent 553-61
Engine Power (each)248,1 kN55780 lbf
Speed915 km/h494 kts
  568 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.86
Service Ceiling12.634 m41.450 ft
Range16.699 km9.017 NM
10.377 mi.
Empty Weight222.000 kg489.426 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight368.000 kg811.300 lbs
max. Landing Weight240.000 kg529.109 lbs
Wing Span63,45 m208,2 ft
Wing Area439,4 m4730 ft
Length67,90 m222,8 ft
Height17,10 m56,1 ft
First Flight11.02.2002
Production Statusout of production
Production Range2002-2011
Total Production32
Developed fromAirbus A340-300
ICAO CodeA345
IATA Code345
Data for (Version)Airbus A340-541
VariantsA340-541, A340-542
The Airbus A340-500 is a development of the Airbus A340-200 resp. A340-300. The fuselage is stretched by 3,2 meters (10ft 6in) and the wing by 3,15 meters (10ft 4in) compared to the A340-300. It has the longest range of the A340-Family.


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