November 11, 2014

Airbus ACJ320 Overview (2008 – Present)

Overview including differentiating features from other aircraft in its category

The Airbus ACJ320, which is based on the A320 airliner, boasts the largest cabin volume in its category of business jet. Its features include a customized cabin, additional fuel tanks for intercontinental range, and more than 1,030 square feet of floor space.

As of August 2014, the Airbus ACJ320 market is comprised of 5.5% pre-owned. The percentage for sale is 9.1% with no aircraft under an exclusive broker agreement and average days on the market are 58 days.

Brief History

The Airbus ACJ320 began production in 2008 and continues to be manufactured up to the present day. During that time a total of 12 aircraft have been produced with all but one currently in operation.

Worldwide Appeal

Of the 11 Airbus ACJ320 in operation by continent, Asia has the largest percentage at 73%, followed by Europe at 18% for a combined total of 91%. Also, 64% of the 11 Airbus ACJ320 jets in operation today are in fleet ownership with the largest fleet operator (The Air Force of Oman) having 3 aircraft. Additionally, none of the Airbus ACJ320 jets are leased.


A320 - Aft VIP Seats JSPerformance

The Airbus ACJ320 aircraft is powered by two CFM56-5B4 engines each offering 27,000 pounds of thrust. The range of the Airbus ACJ320 is 4,846 nm operating under NBAA IFR 4 passengers with available fuel.


The cabin volume for the Airbus ACJ320 is 6,825 cubic feet. Typical configuration features 8 passenger and 4 crew seats.


The Airbus ACJ320 Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) is 172,000 pounds (78,018 kg) with a maximum range of 5,250 nm.


Maximum Cruise Speed: 473 kts 876 km/h
Long-range Speed: 451 kts 835 km/h

Airfield Performance

Takeoff distance: 6,920 ft (2,109 m) (SL, ISA, MTOW)
Landing distance: 2,400 ft (732 m) (SL, ISA, MLW)

Operating Altitude

Maximum operating altitude: 39,000 ft (11,887 m)

Noise Level (EPNdB)

Takeoff: 85.5                Approach: 95.5 Lateral: 93.4


A. Maximum ramp weight: 172,850 lb (78,403 kg)
B. Maximum takeoff weight: 172,000 lb (78,018 kg)
C. Maximum landing weight: 145,500 lb (65,998 kg)
D. Maximum zero fuel weight: 137,800 lb (62,505 kg)
E. Standard basic operating weight: 109,000 lb (49,442 kg)


Airbus Flight Deck with full fly-by-wire controls and six interchangeable LCDs on the instrument panel.


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