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Airbus A300-600ST Beluga

The Airbus A300-600ST Beluga is a twin-engine oversize-cargo freighter aircraft produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S.

The A300-600ST was developed from the A300-600 wide-body airliner. The Beluga is operated by Airbus Transport International mainly for transport of large aircraft components between the European Airbus plants but is available for charter flight also. The cabin volume is 1.400 m³ / 49.440 ft³

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Specifications for the Airbus A300 Beluga
Crew 2  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model General Electric CF6-80C2A8  
Engine Power (each) 262,4 kN 59000 lbf
Speed 780 km/h 421 kts
      484 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.82  
Service Ceiling 10.668 m 35.000 ft
Range 2.778 km 1.500 NM
    1.726 mi.
Empty Weight 86.500 kg 190.700 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 155.000 kg 341.717 lbs
max. Landing Weight 140.000 kg 308.647 lbs
Wing Span 44,84 m 147 ft 1 in
Wing Area 260,0 m² 2799 ft²
Length 56,15 m 184 ft 3 in
Height 17,24 m 56 ft 7 in
First Flight 13.09.1994  
Production Status out of production  
Total Production 5  
Developed from Airbus A300-600  
ICAO Code A3ST  
IATA Code ABB  
EASA TCDS A.014  
Data for (Version) Airbus A300-600ST  

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