A-319CJ AIRBUS - Transport Aircraft

A-319CJ AIRBUS - Transport Aircraft

The first new transport aircraft AIRBUS A-319 Corporate Jetliner landed at its future home airport at Prague - Kbely on 30th January 2007.

The delivery of the first AIRBUS A-319CJ, tail number 2801, starts the renewal of Czech Air Force fleet of transport aircraft. The flight from the manufacturer's airport of Airbus S.A.S. in Hamburg, Germany, lasted 57 minutes.

A-319CJ

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The second piece of the same type arrived in the Czech Republic in October 2007. The new aircraft replace two pieces of Soviet made Tupolev Tu-154 transport aircraft.

Aboard the first Czech Air Force Airbus A-319CJ Press Conference aboard the Airbus


The Airbus A-319 type belongs to a group of transport aircraft with short and medium flight range. With passangers, it began to fly in 1996. The Airbus A-319CJ (Corporate Jetliner) type is an updated variant, which has been produced since 2000. It is can be classified into the so-called „Business Centre“ category of aircraft .

Basic Tactical-technical data
Wingspan: 33.91 m
Length of Fuselage: 33.84 m
Height: 11.76 m
Maximum Take-off Weight: 75,500 kg
Maximum Landing Weight: 62,500 kg
High-speed Cruise: 925 km per hour
Travelling Speed Cruise: 840 – 870 km per hour
Flight Range with 124 Passengers without AFT: 3,700 km
Flight Range with 43 Passengers: 8,890 km



Legend: AFT - Additional Fuel Tanks

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