AIRBUS A-380-800

Aircraft
Name: 
A-380-800
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Wide
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4J
Aerodrome Reference Code: 
4F
RFF Category: 
10
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AIRBUS A-380-800
AIRBUS A-380-800 Prestige
AIRBUS Prestige (A-380-800)

A388

A380-800 is the first true double-deck passenger airliner for the long-range market, while the A380-800F cargo version is to be the first commercial freighter with three full cargo decks. Maximum cruising speed Mach 0.88 and can reach FL350 in 28 minutes as initial cruise altitude. The 555-seat aircraft uses the same cockpit layout and operating procedures as the Airbus A320 and A330/A340 Families, ensuring that pilots qualified on other Airbus fly-by-wire aircraft can step into the A380 with minimal additional training. First flight in April 2005.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
79.75 m
Length: 
72.72 m
Height: 
24.09 m
Powerplant: 

4 x R-R Trent 900 (311kN) or GP7200.

Engine Model: 
Engine Alliance GP7000, Rolls-Royce Trent 900
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
150 kts
Distance: 
2950 m
MTOW: 
560000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
190 kts
ROC: 
1500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
240 kts
ROC: 
2500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
240 kts
ROC: 
1300 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.83
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
520 kts
MACH: 
0.85
Ceiling: 
430
Range: 
8500 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.83
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROD: 
2000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
250 kts
MCS: 
230 kts
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
138 kts
Distance: 
2010 m
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