Atlas C.1 (A400M) Aircraft

The Atlas was introduced into RAF service in 2014, and is utilised for tactical airlift.

In the future paratroopers will be cleared to exit from the doors and rear ramp of the aircraft, replacing the Hercules as the primary method of delivery for airborne forces.


Length: 147ft 11in (45.10m)

Height: 48ft 2in (14.7m)

Wingspan: 139ft (42.4m)

Speed: 400kt (741kmh)

Payload: 81,600Lbb (37,000kg)

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