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Aircraft Power Rating

Which power rating does my commercial or military aircraft require ?

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A380 - Category F Aircraft

A380 - Category F Aircraft

***The A380 - a power factor 1 aircraft*

This aircraft has 4 inlets and requires 4x90 kVA according to Airbus: http://www.itwgse.com/News-archive.317/Information-from-Airbus-on-A380.183.aspx

[link to Airbus' website)](http:www.airbus.com/aircraftfamilies/passengeraircraft/a380family/specifications/

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B787 - Category E Aircraft

B787 - Category E Aircraft

The B787 is a power factor 1 aircraft.

It has 3 power inlets and requires 3 x 90 kVA.

This is where the B787 flies

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B747-8 - Category F Aircraft

B747-8 - Category F Aircraft

The B747-8 is a power factor 0.8-1 aircraft.
It has 2 power inlets and requires 2 x 90 kVA Ground Power Units

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A350 - Category 4E Aircraft

A350 - Category 4E Aircraft

Is a power factor 1 aircraft. It is equipped with 2 power inlets and requires 2 x 90 kVA ground Power Units

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B777 - Category 4E Aircraft

B777 - Category 4E Aircraft

The B777 is a power factor 0.8 aircraft.
It has 2 power inlets and requires 2 x 90 kVA GPUs

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B747-300/400 - Category 4E Aircraft

B747-300/400 - Category 4E Aircraft

Requires power factor 0.8-1
2 inlets
Power Requirement 2 x 90 kVA GPUs

Other aircraft of the B747 series have 1 inlet and require
1 x 90 kVA GPU

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A340 - Category 4E Aircraft

A340 - Category 4E Aircraft

Power Factor 0.8
2 power inlets
Requires 2 x 90 kVA GPUs

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A330 - Category 4E Aircraft

A330 - Category 4E Aircraft

Power Factor 0.8
2 power inlets
Requires 2 x 90 kVA GPUs

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MD11 - Category 4D Aircraft

MD11 - Category 4D Aircraft

Power Factor 0.8
2 power inlets
Requires 2 x 90 kVA GPUs

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B767-400 - Category 4D Aircraft

B767-400 - Category 4D Aircraft

Power factor 0.8 aircraft
Equipped with 2 power inlets
Requires 2 x 90 kVA GPUs

Other aircraft of the B767 series has only one power inlet
Requirement: 1 x 90 kVA GPU

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B757 - Category 4D Aircraft

B757 - Category 4D Aircraft

Power factor 0.8 aircraft
1 power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU

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MD90 - Category 4D Aircraft

MD90 - Category 4D Aircraft

Power factor 0.8 aircraft
Equipped with 1 external power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU

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A300 - A600 - Category 4D Aircraft

A300 - A600 - Category 4D Aircraft

Power factor 0.8 aircraft
Equipped with 1 external power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU

Also valid for A310

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DC8 - DC9 - DC10

DC8 - DC9 - DC10

Power Factor: 0.8
1 power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU

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L1011 - Category 4D Aircraft

L1011 - Category 4D Aircraft

Power Factor: 0.8
1 power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU

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A318 - A319 - A320 - Category 4C Aircarft

A318 - A319 - A320 - Category 4C Aircarft

Power Factor: 0.8
1 power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU

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MD80 - Category 4C Aircraft

MD80 - Category 4C Aircraft

Power Factor: 0.8
1 power inlet
Requires 1 x 90 kVA GPU