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AIRBUS A400M Atlas

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Name A400M Atlas
Manufacturer AIRBUS
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High swept wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Heavy
Type code L4T
RFF Category 8
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position Underwing mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4

Manufacturered as:


AIRBUS A400M Atlas

AIRBUS A400M Atlas AIRBUS A400M Atlas 3D


The Airbus A400M Atlas is a multi-national four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. It was designed by Airbus Military as a tactical airlifter with strategic capabilities. The aircraft's maiden flight took place on 11 December 2009.

Technical Data

Wing span 45.1 m147.966 ft <br />
Length 42.4 m139.108 ft <br />
Height 14.7 m48.228 ft <br />
Powerplant 4 × Europrop TP400-D6 turboprop (8,250 kW).
Engine model Europrop International TP400

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) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 421 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 940 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.72 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 625 m
MTOW 141000141,000 kg <br />141 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL290 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC H Range 17811,781 nm <br />3,298,412 m <br />3,298.412 km <br />10,821,561.688 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A400

None on SKYbrary