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AIRBUS A-321neo

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Name A-321neo
Manufacturer AIRBUS
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Medium
Type code L2J
Aerodrome Reference Code 4C
RFF Category 7
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Underwing mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4

Manufacturered as:

AIRBUS A-321neo

AIRBUS A-321neo AIRBUS A-321neo 3D


Short to medium range single aisle airliner based on the A321. This is the stretched fuselage variant of the A320 family of aircraft. The suffix "neo" stands for "new engine option". The "neo" series of the A320 family was developed since 2010 with first aircraft being delivered in 2016. These aircraft feature new engines (PW 1100G or CFM LEAP-1A) and a new type of wingtips, called "sharklets".

Technical Data

Wing span 35.8 m117.454 ft <br />
Length 44.51 m146.03 ft <br />
Height 11.76 m38.583 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x PW 1100G (150kN) or
2 x CFM LEAP-1A (109-156kN) turbofans
Engine model CFM International LEAP, Pratt & Whitney PW1000G

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) 145 kts IAS 175 kts IAS 290 kts IAS 290 kts MACH 0.78 TAS 450 kts MACH 0.78 IAS 290 kts IAS 210 kts Vapp (IAS) 134 kts
Distance 2210 m ROC 2500 ft/min ROC 2000 ft/min ROC 1800 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min MACH 0.79 ROD 1000 ft/min ROD 2500 ft/min MCS kts Distance 1600 m
MTOW 9350093,500 kg <br />93.5 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL390 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 35003,500 nm <br />6,482,000 m <br />6,482 km <br />21,266,404.215 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A21N

None on SKYbrary

Further Reading