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: 
60.30 m
Length: 
63.69 m
Height: 
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: 
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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