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A400M (Future Large Aircraft) Military Transport Aircraft

Role

Long-range military transport aircraft

Crew

Three or four

Capacity

37,000 kg of payload, 116 fully equipped troopers / paratroops and up to 66 stretchers accompanied by 25 medical personnel

Maiden Flight

December 2009

Number Built (as of January 2013)

Seven

Length

45.1m

Height

14.7m

Wingspan

42.4m

Maximum Take-Off Weight

130t

Maximum Landing Weight

114t

Operating Empty Weight

70t

Maximum Payload

37t

Total Internal Fuel

47t

Empty Weight

76.5t

Type

4 x TP400-D6 turboprop

Power

More than 11,000shp each

Propellers

Eight-bladed, 5.3m (17ft 5in) diameter

Cruise Speed

Mach 0.68 to 0.72 (780km/h)

Maximum Operating Speed

300kt CAS (555km/h)

Range at Maximum Payload

3,298km

30t Payload Range

2,600nm

20t Payload Range

3,750nm

Maximum Operating Altitude

37,000ft

Tanker Performance Characteristics

2-point role-convertible tanker/transporter

Fuel Capacity

46.7t or 58t with two cargo bay fuel tanks

Ferry Range

8,710km

Service Ceiling

11,300m

Take-off Distance

980m

Landing Distance

770m

Turning Radius

28.6m

Length (Excluding Ramp)

17.71m

Ramp Length

5.4m

Width

4m

Height

3.85m

Height (Aft of Wing)

4m

Cargo Box Capacity

342m³

Manufacturer

Airbus Military

Operators

Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Belgium, Luxembourg, South Africa and Malaysia

Engines

EuroProp International

Landing Gear

Messier-Dowty

Electrical Power Generation Systems

Aerolec

Loadmaster Control Systems

Rheinmetall Defence Electronics

HF-9500 Communications system

Rockwell Collins

SATCOM Antennas

Cobham Antennas Division

Avitronics Flight Computer

Saab

Digital Map Generator

EADS Defence & Security Systems

FMS400 Flight Management System

Thales and Diehl Avionik Systeme

Fuselage Top Shells

Denel Aviation

Wing Spars

GKN Aerospace

Composite Cargo Door

EADS, Augsburg
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