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Airbus A340-600

The Airbus A340-600 is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 440 passengers produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S.

The Airbus A340-600 is a development of the Airbus A340-200 resp. A340-300. The fuselage is stretched by 11,7 meters (38ft 5in) and the wing by 3,15 meters (10ft 4in). It was the world's longest civil airliner until introduction of the Boeing 747-8.

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Specifications for the Airbus A340-600
Crew 2  
Passengers typ. 380, max. 440  
Propulsion 4 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Rolls-Royce Trent 556-61  
Engine Power (each) 260,2 kN 58500 lbf
Speed 915 km/h 494 kts
      568 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.86  
Service Ceiling 12.634 m 41.450 ft
Range 14.599 km 7.883 NM
    9.072 mi.
Empty Weight 240.000 kg 529.109 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 368.000 kg 811.300 lbs
max. Landing Weight 259.000 kg 570.997 lbs
Wing Span 63,45 m 208 ft 2 in
Wing Area 439,4 m² 4730 ft²
Length 75,30 m 247 ft 1 in
Height 17,30 m 56 ft 9 in
First Flight 23.04.2001  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 2002-2011  
Total Production 97  
Developed from Airbus A340-300  
ICAO Code A346  
IATA Code 346  
Data for (Version) Airbus A340-642  
Variants A340-642, A340-643  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
15-Nov-07 Airbus A340-642X F-WWCJ Airbus Industrie Toulouse-Bla... 0 destroyed
09-Nov-07 Airbus A340-642 EC-JOH Iberia Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed