Its maximum take-off weight and rate of climb had more than doubled.
What does TOW stand for?
TOW stands for Take-Off Weight (aviation)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
AIRBUS will extend its market coverage by offering a 242-ton take-off weight capability on A330 planes.
The jetmaker will raise the maximum take-off weight to 575t, corresponding to a 6t increase on the current heaviest variant and 15t above the basic specification.
It also points out that the crew flew the smaller A340-300, and that the lower weight figure would have been acceptable as a take-off weight for this aircraft type.
Korean Air has ordered the new 238 tonne increased take-off weight version of the aircraft, which have extended flying ranges of up to 7,200 nautical miles.
The new tax, which is designed to tackle climate change, will be calculated on the basis of the maximum take-off weight on flights times the distance travelled.
The feasibility study portion of the project is in its final stages and Irkut informs that the TTA will have a maximum take-off weight of 55 tonnes, a top range of 6000 km, can carry 82 soldiers or 74 paratroopers and its cargo cabin will be almost 3.
Its 560-tonne take-off weight is more than seven times that of the popular Airbus A320 airliner.