A300 Limitations

Topics: Runway, V speeds, Indicated airspeed Pages: 4 (969 words) Published: March 20, 2012
Airbus A300B4-203 Limitations

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Compiled by Matt Zagoren

SELECTED LIMITATIONS All references to airspeed or Mach number relate to Indicated Airspeed or Indicated Mach Number, unless otherwise noted. All references to altitude relate to Pressure Altitude, unless otherwise noted. AIRSPEED Flaps/Slats placard speed (Vfe) 0/16 8/16 15/16 25/25 250 KIAS/.55M 215 KIAS/.47M 205 KIAS/.46M 180 KIAS/.40M

En Route & Holding Flaps/Slats 0/16 210 KIAS/.47M Landing Gear Operating Speeds Vlo (EXT) - 270 KIAS/.59M Vlo (RET) - 240 KIAS/.53M Landing Gear Extended Speeds Vle - 270 KIAS/.59M Minimum Control Speeds Vmcg - 107 KIAS Vmca - 112 KIAS Tire Speed Tire Speed - 195.5 kt (GRND) Maximum Operating Limit Speed Vmo - 345 kt Mmo - .82M; .86M if the takeoff weight is less than 337,300 lb ALTITUDE Maximum operating pressure altitude is 40,000 feet. Maximum takeoff and landing pressure altitude is 14,000 feet. AUTOPILOT Takeoff Do not use the autopilot during takeoff until 500 feet AGL. Cruise Maximum airspeed below 1000 feet: 300 kt. Minimum altitude for use of the autopilot in cruise modes: 500 kt. Approach Minimum final approach speed: 120 kt. Minimum height with autopilot operating in approach mode: 80 ft.


AUTOTHROTTLE Takeoff Use autothrottle in N1 mode only. Cruise Do not use the autothrottle below 500 feet. AUTOLAND Do not use LAND 2 mode for automatic landing with only one AP engaged. The minimum height at which an automatic go-around may be initiated without...
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