BAe, British Aerospace (BAE Systems) Nimrod MRA4

Maritime Patrol Aircraft

BAe Nimrod MRA4 © Nathan Daws
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The BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 is a four-engine long-range maritime patrol aircraft produced by the British manufacturer BAE Systems.
The Nimrod MRA4 is a development of the British Aerospace Nimrod MR2. 12 Nimrod MR1/2 were planned to be re-produced as MRA4. The program was cancelled in 2010.
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce BR710
Engine Power (each)68,9 kN15500 lbf
Speed667 km/h360 kts
  414 mph
Service Ceiling12.802 m42.000 ft
Range11.112 km6.000 NM
6.905 mi.
Empty Weight46.500 kg102.515 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight105.376 kg232.314 lbs
Wing Span38,71 m127 ft 0 in
Wing Area235,8 m2538 ft
Length38,60 m126 ft 8 in
Height9,45 m31 ft 0 in
First Flight26.08.2004
Production Statusno mass production
Data for (Version)BAe Nimrod MRA4