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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
Length 42.4 m139.108 ft
Height 14.7 m48.228 ft
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
141 tonnes
Ceiling FL290 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC H Range 17811,781 nm
3,298,412 m
3,298.412 km
10,821,561.688 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A400

None on SKYbrary