Can an A400M carry a tank?
With a basic fuel capacity of 63,500 litres (50,800 kg), which can be even further increased with additional cargo hold tanks, the A400M is the most capable tactical tanker on the market.
What is the range of a A400M?
Airbus A400M Atlas/Range
What is the volume of an Airbus A400M?
With a maximum payload of up to 37 tonnes (81 600 lb) and a volume of 340 m3 (12 000 ft3), the A400M can carry heavy engineering equipment, armoured vehicles, and outsize loads such as helicopters that are too heavy or too large for previous generation tactical airlifters over long distances.
Who makes the engines for the A400M?
The Europrop International TP400-D6 is an 11,000 shp (8,200 kW) powerplant, developed and produced by Europrop International for the Airbus A400M Atlas military transport aircraft….Europrop TP400.
|First run||28 October 2005|
|Major applications||Airbus A400M|
Who uses Airbus A400M?
Airbus A400M Atlas
|Primary users||German Air Force French Air and Space Force Spanish Air Force Royal Air Force See Operators below for others|
|Number built||100 as of 27 May 2021|
What’s the fuel capacity of an Airbus A400M?
Any A400M can be rapidly reconfigured to become a tactical two-point tanker able to refuel probe-equipped receivers at their preferred speeds and altitudes. With a basic fuel capacity of 63,500 litres (50,800 kg), which can be even further increased with additional cargo hold tanks, the A400M is the most capable tactical tanker on the market.
How is air to air refuelling done on an A400M?
Air-to-air refuelling can be done either through two wing-mounted hose and drogue under-wing refuelling pods or through a centre-line. The two hose and drogue under-wing refuelling pods can each provide a fuel flow of up to 400 US gal/1,200 kg per minute to receiver aircraft.
What are the A400M transporter cargo systems?
A400M transporter cargo systems Rheinmetall Defence Electronics is supplying the loadmaster control system for electronic cargo control. Loadmaster consists of a workstation and control panel, eight sidewall lock panels and a crew door panel. It provides efficient ground loading and airborne cargo drops.
What kind of avionics does the A400M have?
Thales and Diehl Avionik Systeme are developing the A400M’s FMS400 flight management system, based on integrated modular avionics modules, an adaptation of systems being fitted on the Airbus A380 airliner.