ferry range

ferry range

The maximum distance that an aircraft can fly without refueling and arrive at the destination with a specified reserve of fuel. A ferry range can be with external tanks or in a clean configuration. Normally, the ferry range is calculated for optimum cruising altitude.
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It would have a maximum takeoff weight of 8 400 kg, a ferry range of 1 500 nautical miles (nm) but a typical operating range of 500 nm and be pressurised, so it could fly high and above the weather.
The Scorpion has a cruising speed of up to 450 ktas (517 mph), with a ferry range of 2,400 nautical miles.
Its new Wanchai Ferry range burst on to the scene with a 1.
In airlift, the KC-45 could: * Transport more cargo pallets (32 versus 19) * Carry more passengers and patients * Met the Air Force's ferry range requirement of 9,500 nm (the KC-767 did not)
Maximum cruise speed is 295 km/hr, and ferry range is 685 kin.
It also can fly longer, with a ferry range of 3,200 nautical miles.
Power Plant: Two Pratts & Whitney F-100-PW-220 or 229 turbofan engines with afterburners Thrust: (C/D models) 23,450 pounds each engine Length: 63 feet, 8 inches Height: 18 feet, 5 inches Wingspan: 42 feet, 8 inches Speed: 1,875 mph Ceiling: 65,000 feet Maximum Takeoff Weight: (C/D models) 68,000 pounds Range: 3,450 miles (3,000 nautical miles) ferry range with conformal fuel tanks and three external fuel tanks Crew: F-15A/C: one.
Seats aboard the High-Speed Ferry range from US$129-189 round-trip, per person (plus port charges and taxes) with a 40% discount for children ages 3-17 from Nov.
It has a maximum ferry range of 1,310 nautical miles (2,427 km) and a maximum cruise speed of 234 mph (373 km/h).
The type, which is powered by twin 1,050shp Pratt & Whitney PT6A-60A engines, has a maximum take-off weight of 7,490kg (16,500lb), a fuel capacity of 2,360kg and a maximum ferry range of 2,350nm (4,350km), says the company.
General Mills is backing the UK launch of its Wanchai Ferry range of Chinese dinner kits with a 4m [pounds sterling] marketing push to meet a first year sales target of 8m [pounds sterling].
Seats aboard the High-Speed Ferry range from $129-189 round-trip, per person (plus port charges and taxes) with a 40 percent discount for children ages 3-17 from Nov.