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Airbus A340 specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:Airbus
Country: European Union
ICAO Type designator:A342, A343, A345, A346
First flight:2 November 1992
Entry into service:26 February 1993
Production ended: 2012
Production total:377
Series: A340-200: Initial 261 passenger version
A340-300: Initial 295 passenger version
A340-500: Series -300 with 4.3-metre (14.1 ft) fuselage stretch, and enlarged wing
A340-600: Series -300 with 11.67 m fuselage stretch, and enlarged wing
Propulsion:4 jet engines
Maximum certificated number of passengers:440
Maximum certificated take-off mass:275000 kg
ICAO Mass group:5

Airbus A340 photo

Airbus A340 file photo (photo: Aviation Safety Network archives)