Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-311 F-WWAI

The A340 shares the same flight deck including side stick controllers and EFIS, plus fly-by-wire, basic airframe, systems, fuselage and wing with the A330 (the flight deck is also common to the A320 series). Benefiting from the latest innovations introduced on the A340-500 and A340-600, the A340-300 now also features an enhanced new interior styling with new LED lighting and LCD screens in the cockpit.

The new CFM-56-5C/P engine gives the A340-300 Enhanced improved fuel efficiency and lower engine maintenance costs.

The A340-300 flies 295 passengers in a typical three-class cabin layout over 13.700 km range.

Developing nation: Europe
Manufacturer/designer:  EADS – Airbus Industries.
Production line: Toulouse – Blagnac, France.
Type aircraft: Long range wide body airliner.
First flight: October 25, 1991 F-WWAI c/n.001.
First delivery: March 1993 to Lufthansa and Air France.
  Airbus A340-300
Cockpit crew: Two pilots.
Passengers two class: – 30 business class.
– 305 economy class.
Passengers three class: – 12 first class.
– 42 business class.
– 241 economy class.
Cabin length: 50,35 m.
Cabin diameter: 5,28 m.
Cabin height: 2,54 m.
Cargo volume: Total load 162,8 m³.
LD3 Containers in belly: 32.
Standard 2.24m x 3.17m pallets: in belly 11.
Wing span: 60,30 m.
Wing area: 361,6 m².
Wing sweep: 30 degrees.
Fuselage length: 63,60 m.
Fuselage diameter: 5,64 m.
Height: 16,7 m.
Wheelbase: 25,60 m.
Track: 10,69 m.
Engines: – Four CFM International CFM56-5C2 rated 138.78 kN.
– Four CFM International CFM56-5C3 rated 144.57 kN.
– Four CFM International CFM56-5C4 rated 151.25 kN.
– Four CFM International CFM56-5C4P rated 149.9 kN.
Weight: – Empty: 129.275 Kg.
– Max. zero-fuel weight: 181.000 Kg.
– Fuel: 140.640 liter.
– Max. payload: 43.500 Kg.
Max. take off weight: 276.500 Kg.
Max. landing weight: 192.000 Kg.
Cruise speed: 861 km/h.
Max. speed: 915 km/h.
Service ceiling: 11.887 m.
Max. range: 13.700 km.

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