Nord Aviation (SNCAN) N 3400 Norbarbe

Observation / Utility Aircraft

Nord N.3400 © Erik Frikke
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The Nord 3400 Norbarbe is a single-engine two-seat observation and utility aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Nord Aviation for the French Army Light Aviation (Aviation Légère de l?Armée de Terre, ALAT).
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelPotez 4D34
Engine Power194 kW260 hp
Speed235 km/h127 kts
  146 mph
Service Ceiling3.000 m9.842 ft
Range1.000 km540 NM
621 mi.
Empty Weight920 kg2.028 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.350 kg2.976 lbs
Wing Span13,11 m43 ft 0 in
Wing Area20,8 m²224 ft²
Length8,42 m27 ft 7 in
Height2,20 m7 ft 3 in
First Flight20.01.1958
Production Statusout of production
Total Production131
ICAO CodeN340
Data for (Version)Nord N 3400 Norbarbe