A346 Maximum Flight Length

So I’m considering doing an ultra-long haul flight in the A340-600. Does anyone know the longest possible flight using the A346? I know the time estimates can’t always be trusted, so I just was looking for some answers from those who have done ultra-long hauls using this aircraft.

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i did FACT-KJFL and almost ran out of fuel lol

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The A346 has the same range as the A345, right? If so I’d do KLAX-YMML. Longest possible I can think of.

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Oh yikes. So only like 14.5/15hrs? What speed and altitude were you at?

I believe JFK - Hong Kong is the longest flight you can do with that aircraft, it’s about a 16hr flight. You will probably make it with about an hour and half of fuel remaining. However, I recommend doing this flight when you have some tailwind to guarantee the chances of actually making it, as winds vary the flight times.

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Yikes. Doesn’t even live up to its estimated flight capabilities

hmm i dont remember…

Darn. I’d probably have to do like Mach 0.81 to get more than 15hrs out of it

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Yeah good luck tho

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I was able to do a 17 hour IAD-JNB in it with 6 hours of fuel to spare.

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How??? It’s such a fuel guzzler!

Thanks! We’ll see how it goes

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Mach .82 is a normal cruise speed

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7,900 nm is what I measured.

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Thank you!

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