A333

AIRBUS A-330-300

Aircraft
Name
A-330-300
Manufacturer
Body
Wide
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
Aerodrome Reference Code
4E
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AIRBUS A-330-300

A333

Large capacity long range airliner. In service since 1993. Largest member of Airbus twinjet family (2-engine version of A340). Total of 253 aircraft ordered and 193 in operation (August 2006).

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
60.30 m
Length (metric)
63.69 m
Height (metric)
16.83 m
Powerplant

2 x GE CF6-80E1 (306kN) or
2 x R-R Trent 772 (300kN) or
2 x PW 4000 (308kN) turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
General Electric CF6
Pratt & Whitney PW4000
Rolls-Royce Trent 700
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
145 kts
Distance
2300 m
MTOW
230000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
175 kts
ROC
2000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
1300 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.80
ROC
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
475 kts
MACH
0.81
Ceiling
410
Range
6100 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.81
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
200 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
130 kts
Distance
1700 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 A330: Airplane characteristics for aiport planning AC, 01 April 2013

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