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Airbus A340-500

The Airbus A340-500 is a four-engined ultra-long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 375 passengers produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S.

The Airbus A340-500 is a development of the Airbus A340-200 resp. A340-300. The fuselage is stretched by 3,2 meters (10ft 6in) and the wing by 3,15 meters (10ft 4in) compared to the A340-300. It has the longest range of the A340-Family.

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Specifications for the Airbus A340-500
Crew 2  
Passengers typ. 313, max. 375  
Propulsion 4 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Rolls-Royce Trent 553-61  
Engine Power (each) 248,1 kN 55780 lbf
Speed 915 km/h 494 kts
      568 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.86  
Service Ceiling 12.634 m 41.450 ft
Range 16.699 km 9.017 NM
    10.377 mi.
Empty Weight 222.000 kg 489.426 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 368.000 kg 811.300 lbs
max. Landing Weight 240.000 kg 529.109 lbs
Wing Span 63,45 m 208 ft 2 in
Wing Area 439,4 m² 4730 ft²
Length 67,90 m 222 ft 9 in
Height 17,10 m 56 ft 1 in
First Flight 11.02.2002  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 2002-2011  
Total Production 32  
Developed from Airbus A340-300  
ICAO Code A345  
IATA Code 345  
Data for (Version) Airbus A340-541  
Variants A340-541, A340-542  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
20-Mar-09 Airbus A340-541 A6-ERG Emirates Melbourne-Tu... 0 damaged