BAE SYSTEMS Nimrod

Aircraft
Name: 
Nimrod
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
D
Type Code: 
L4J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BAE SYSTEMS Nimrod
BRITISH AEROSPACE Nimrod
HAWKER SIDDELEY Nimrod

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Maritime patrol and ELINT aircraft. In service from 1969 to 2011. Initially developed for Royal Air Force as a replacement for the Avro Shackleton maritime patrol aircraft and based on the De Havilland Comet 4 airliner. Various upgraded versions with various mission capabilities were progressively introduced.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
35.00 m
Length: 
38.63 m
Height: 
9.08 m
Powerplant: 

Variants:

Engine Model: 
Rolls-Royce BR700, Rolls-Royce Spey
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
1463 m
MTOW: 
80510 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: 
475 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
420
Range: 
5755 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: 
1615 m

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