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 is capable of speeds of 291 km/h (181 mph), range of 777 km (483 miles), a ferry range of 963 km (598 miles) and an endurance of one-and-a-half hours (fours hours and 30 minutes if fitted with auxiliary fuel).
We had told the HAL that the ferry range of the aircraft was not compliant with requirements put in the tender by us,aACA[yen] the officials said.
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.
Kaman next developed an external fuel tank for the K-Max, increasing ferry range to over 1800 km.
The JHL-40 is self-deployable worldwide with an 800 nautical mile ferry range. It has a top speed of 70 knots (80.6 mph).
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.
The ASTOR air vehicles will be capable of operating at altitudes in excess of 14,326 m, have provision for in-flight refuelling, be capable of flying 13-hour missions and have a ferry range of approximately 11,112 km.
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.
Maximum cruise speed is 295 km/hr, and ferry range is 685 kin.