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EUROFIGHTER Eurofighter Typhoon

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Name Eurofighter Typhoon
Manufacturer EUROFIGHTER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

ALENIA Typhoon
ALENIA Eurofighter 2000
BAE SYSTEMS Eurofighter 2000
BRITISH AEROSPACE Eurofighter 2000
CASA Typhoon
CASA Eurofighter 2000
DASA Eurofighter 2000
DASA Typhoon
EUROFIGHTER Eurofighter 2000

EUROFIGHTER Eurofighter Typhoon

EUROFIGHTER Eurofighter Typhoon


Advanced multi role fighter. European fighter aircraft (EFA) development. Produced in different versions for various roles: C-16 (single seat) and CE-16 (two seat) version, export version named Typhoon. In service with Austrian, German, Italian, Spanish and British Air forces. Max speed: Mach 2.00

Technical Data

Wing span 10.95 m35.925 ft <br />
Length 15.96 m52.362 ft <br />
Height 5.28 m17.323 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 90kN Eurojet EJ 200 afterburning turbofans.
Engine model

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 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 300 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 700 m
MTOW 2100021,000 kg <br />21 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL550 ROD ft/min APC D
WTC M Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving EUFI

  • EUFI / A321, en-route, near Clacton UK, 2008 (On 15 October 2008, following participation in a military exercise over East Anglia (UK), a formation of 2 foreign Eurofighters entered busy controlled airspace east north east of London without clearance while in the process of trying to establish the required initial contact with military ATC, resulting in loss of prescribed separation against several civil aircraft.)
  • L35 / EUFI, manoeuvring, Olsberg-Elpe, Germany 2014 (On 23 June 2014, a civil-operated Learjet 35 taking part in a German Air Force interception training exercise collided with the intercepting fighter aircraft as it began a follow-me manoeuvre. It became uncontrollable as a result of the damage sustained in the collision and crashed into terrain, killing both pilots. The Investigation found that whilst preparation for the exercise by all involved had been in compliance with requirements, these requirements had been inadequate, especially in respect of co-ordination between all the pilots involved, with both the civil and military safety regulatory authorities failing to detect and act on this situation.)