BOEING E-6 Mercury

Aircraft
Name: 
E-6 Mercury
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Manufacturered as
BOEING E-6 Mercury
BOEING Mercury

E6

Submarine communications and command post. Like the E-3 Sentry AWACS, the E-6 Mercury is adapted from Boeing's 707-320 commercial airliner. Only one version of the E-6 currently exists, the E-6B.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
45.20 m
Length: 
45.80 m
Height: 
12.90 m
Powerplant: 

4 x CFMI CFM-56-2A-2 high-bypass turbofans

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
153900 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
480 kts
MACH: 
0.83
Ceiling: 
400
Range: 
6560 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a

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