A310

AIRBUS A-310

Aircraft
Name
A-310
Manufacturer
Body
Wide
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
Aerodrome Reference Code
4D
RFF Category
8
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AIRBUS Elite
AIRBUS A-310
AIRBUS CC-150 Polaris
AIRBUS Polaris

A310

A mid-range wide-body airliner with the same engines as the longer range A300-600. A total of 255 of these aircraft were produced.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
43.90 m
Length (metric)
46.66 m
Height (metric)
15.80 m
Powerplant

2 x GE CF6-80-C2 (233 kN) or 2 x P&W PW4000 (234 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
General Electric CF6
Pratt & Whitney PW4000
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
160 kts
Distance
2290 m
MTOW
150000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
190 kts
ROC
2500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
260 kts
ROC
3000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
260 kts
ROC
2800 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.79
ROC
1500 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
480 kts
MACH
0.80
Ceiling
400
Range
5100 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.79
ROD
1500 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
2000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
220 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
130 kts
Distance
1490 m
Further Reading
  • Airbus reference document which provide to airlines, MROs, airport planners and operators the general dimensions of the aircraft, as well as the necessary information for ramp, servicing operations or maintenance preparation: Airbus A310: Airplane characteristics for aiport planning AC, 01 Dec 2009

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