U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7340.2E
Effective Date:
July 24, 2014
 
     

Subject:  Contractions

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B

Manufacturer

Model

Type/Wt Class

Designator

Climb Rate (FPM)

Descent Rate (FPM)

SRS Cat

BAC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

111 OneEleven

L2J/L

BA11

2400

2400

III

 

Canberra

L2J/M

CNBR

 

 

 

 

Concorde

L4J/H

CONC

5000

5000

III

 

Jaguar

L2J/M

JAGR

 

 

 

 

145, 167 Jet Provost, Strikemaster

L1J/Lt

JPRO

 

 

 

 

Tornado

L2J/M

TOR

 

 

 

 

VC10

L4J/H

VC10

1900

2000

III

 

Lightning

L2J/M

LTNG

 

 

 

BACAU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yak52

L1P/Lt

YK52

 

 

 

BAE SYSTEMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avro RJ70

L4J/M

RJ70

 

 

 

 

Avro RJ85

L4J/M

RJ85

 

 

 

 

Avro RJ100

L4J/M

RJ1H

 

 

 

 

Avro RJX70

L4J/M

RX70

 

 

 

 

Avro RJX85

L4J/M

RX85

 

 

 

 

Avro RJX100

L4J/M

RX1H

 

 

 

 

Eurofighter 2000, Typhoon

L2J/M

EUFI

 

 

 

 

Hawk, T45 Goshawk

L1J/M

HAWK

 

 

 

 

Nimrod

L4J/M

NIM

 

 

 

BAE SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hawk

L1J/M

HAWK

 

 

 

BAKENG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duce

L1P/Lt

DUCE

 

 

 

BARNETT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J4B2

G1P/L

J4B2

 

 

 

BASLER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turbo 67

L2T/M

DC3T

 

 

 

BEACHNER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V8 Special

L1P/Lt

V8SP

 

 

 

BEAGLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A109 Airedale

L1P/Lt

AIRD

 

 

 

 

6A, A61 Tugmaster, Terrier

L1P/Lt

AUS6

 

 

 

 

B206 (Basset)

L2P/S

BASS

1200

1300

II

 

B125 Bulldog

L1P/Lt

BDOG

 

 

 

 

D5, Husky

L1P/Lt

D5

 

 

 

 

B121 Pup

L1P/S

PUP

575

750

I

BEAGLEAUSTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A109 Airedale

L1P/Lt

AIRD

 

 

 

 

6A, A61 Tugmaster, Terrier

L1P/Lt

AUS6

 

 

 

 

B206

L2P/S

BASS

1200

1300

II

 

D4

L1P/Lt

D4

 

 

 

 

D5

L1P/Lt

D5

 

 

 

 

D6

L1P/Lt

D6

 

 

 

BEDE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BD10

L1J/Lt

BD10

 

 

 

 

BD12

L1P/Lt

BD12

 

 

 

 

BD17 Nuggett

L1P/Lt

BD17

 

 

 

 

BD4

L1P/Lt

BD4

 

 

 

 

BD5B/D/G Micro

L1P/Lt

BD5

 

 

 

 

BD5J Micro

L1J/Lt

BD5J

 

 

 

 

BD5TP

L1T/L

BD5T

 

 

 

BEECHSFERMA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

60 Marquis

L2T/Lt

BS60

 

 

 

BEETS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GB Special

L1P/Lt

GBSP

 

 

 

BEIJING KEYUAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD200

L1P/Lt

AD20

 

 

 

BELAIRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000

L1P/L

TVLB

 

 

 

BELL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

206A/B/L, 406, TH206 JetRanger, Long Ranger, Combat Scout (OH58 Kiowa, Kiowa Warrior, TH67 Creek, TH57 SeaRanger, VH4, COH58, CH136/139)

H1T/S

B06

1200

1000

I

 

206LT TwinRanger

H2T

B06T

 

 

 

 

407

H1T

B407

 

 

 

 

427

H2T

B427

 

 

 

 

47D/G/H, Trooper (OH13 Sioux, TH13T, UH13H, HE7)

H1P/S

B47G

1000

1000

I

 

47J Ranger (HH13, TH13N, UH13J/P/R)

H1P/S

B47J

800

800

I

 

214ST SuperTransport

H2T/S

BSTP

1420

1420

I

 

AH1E/F/P/S, TAH1, TH1S, HA14 HueyCobra (209)

H1T/S

HUCO

1375

1375

I

 

P39 Airacobra

L1P/Lt

P39

 

 

 

 

P63 Kingcobra

L1P/Lt

P63

 

 

 

 

AH1W/Z SuperCobra (209)

H2T

SUCO

 

 

 

 

204, 205 (UH1A to M, UH1V, SH1, TH1E/F/L, HH1, EH1, CUH1H, CH118, HD10, Iroquois, Huey)

H1T/S

UH1

1500

1500

I

 

V22, CV22, MV22 Osprey (901)

T2T/L

V22

II

 

XV15 (301)

T2T

XV15

 

 

 

 

AB139

H2T

A139

 

 

 

 

212, Twin TwoTwelve, (UH1N, VH1, Anafa, Twin Huey)

H2T/S

B212

1420

1420

I

 

214A/B/C, Big Lifter

H1T

B214

 

 

 

 

222

H2T/S

B222

1500

1000

I

 

230

H2T

B230

 

 

 

 

412, Griffon, Arapahoe, Sentinel (CH146, Griffin)

H2T

B412

 

 

 

 

430

H2T

B430

 

 

 

 

BA609

T2T

B609

 

 

 

BELL AGUSTA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AB139

H2T

A139

 

 

 

 

BA609

T2T

B609

 

 

 

BELLANCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 Junior, Cruisair, Cruisair Senior, Cruisemaster

L1P/S

B14A

1030

1030

I

 

14 Bellanca 260/A/B/C

L1P/Lt

B14C

 

 

 

 

17 Viking, Super Viking, Turbo Viking

L1P/S

BL17

1100

1100

I

 

19 Skyrocket,

L1P/Lt

BL19

 

 

 

 

8 Decathlon, Scout

L1P/S

BL8

1000

1000

I

 

7ACA/ECA Champ, Citabria

L1P/S

CH7A

750

750

I

 

7GCBC/KCAB Citabria

L1P/S

CH7B

1100

1100

I

 

DW1 Eagle

L1P/Lt

DW1

 

 

 

 

T250 Aries

L1P/Lt

T250

 

 

 

BELLBOEING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V22, CV22, MV22 Osprey (901)

T2T/L

V22

II

BENGIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TM20 Flamingo 3

L2P/S

PA34

1300

1300

II

BERIEV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A50, Be976

L4J/H

A50

 

 

 

 

Be103

A2P/Lt

B103

 

 

 

 

Be12/14 Tchaika

A2T/M

BE12

 

 

 

 

Be30/32

L2T/M

BE32

 

 

 

 

Be200

A2J/M

BER2

 

 

 

 

A40 Albatross

A2J/M

BER4

 

 

 

BERKUT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berkut

L1P/Lt

BKUT

 

 

 

BHARAT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LT1/2 Swati

L1P/Lt

SWAT

 

 

 

BHEL see BHARAT

 

 

 

 

 

 

BILLIE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petrel

A1P/L

PETR

 

 

 

BINDER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CP301 Smaragd

L1P/Lt

CP30

 

 

 

BITZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B133 Jungmeister

L1P/Lt

BU33

 

 

 

BLACKBURN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swordfish

L1P/Lt

SWOR

 

 

 

BLERIOT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11, Replica

L1P/Lt

BL11

 

 

 

BLUE YONDER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EZ Flyer

L1P/L

EZFL

 

 

 

 

Twin EZ Flyer

L2P/L

EZFT

 

 

 

 

EZ King Cobra

L1P/L

EZKC

 

 

 

BOEING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B17 Flying Fortress

L4P/M

B17

 

 

 

 

B29 Superfortress

L4P/M

B29

 

 

 

 

B52 Stratofortress

L8J/H

B52

3000

3000

III

 

707100

L4J/H

B701

3500

3500

III

 

707300 (C18, C137C, E8JStars, EC18, EC137, KC137, T17)

L4J/H

B703

3500

3500

III

 

717200

L2J/L

B712

III

 

720

L4J/L

B720

3000

3000

III

 

727100 (C22)

L3J/L

B721

4500

4500

III

 

727100RE SUPER 27

L3J/L

R721

4300

4300

III

 

727200

L3J/L

B722

4500

4500

III

 

727200RE SUPER 27

L3J/L

R722

4300

4300

III

 

727 Stage 3 (US ONLY)

L3J/L

B72Q

4500

4500

III

 

737100

L2J/L

B731

3000

3000

III

 

737200, Surveiller (CT43, VC96)

L2J/L

B732

3000

3000

III

 

737300

L2J/L

B733

5500

3500

III

 

737400

L2J/L

B734

6500

3500

III

 

737500

L2J/L

B735

5500

3500

III

 

737600

L2J/L

B736

4000

4000

III

 

737700, BBJ, C40

L2J/L

B737

4000

4000

III

 

737800, BBJ2

L2J/L

B738

4000

4000

III

 

737 Stage 3 (US ONLY)

L2J/L

B73Q

3000

3000

III

 

747100

L4J/H

B741

3000

3000

III

 

747200 (E4, VC25)

L4J/H

B742

3000

3000

III

 

747300

L4J/H

B743

3000

3000

III

 

747400 (domestic, no winglets)

L4J/H

B74D

3000

3000

III

 

747400 (International, winglets)

L4J/H

B744

 

 

 

 

747SR

L4J/H

B74R

3000

3000

III

 

747SP

L4J/H

B74S

3000

3000

III

 

757200 (C32)

L2J/L

B752

3500

2500

III

 

767200

L2J/H

B762

3500

3500

III

 

767300

L2J/H

B763

3500

3500

III

 

777200

L2J/H

B772

2500

2500

III

 

777300

L2J/H

B773

2500

2500

III

 

747SCA Shuttle Carrier

L4J/H

BSCA

 

 

 

 

C135B/C/E/K Stratolifter, EC135, NKC135, OC135, TC135, WC135

L4J/H

C135

2000

2000

III

 

C17 Globemaster 3

L4J/H

C17

III

 

C97 Stratofreighter

L4P/L

C97

2500

3000

III

 

E3A (CFM56), E3D/F, Sentry

L4J/H

E3CF

 

 

 

 

E3A (TF33), E3B/C, JE3, Sentry

L4J/H

E3TF

3500

4000

III

 

E6 Mercury

L4J/H

E6

3500

3500

III

 

E767

L2J/H

E767

2500

2500

III

 

F15 Eagle, Raam

L2J/L

F15

8000

5000

III

 

FA18 Hornet, Super Hornet

L2J/L

F18

8000

6000

III

 

F22 Raptor

L2J/M

F22

 

 

 

 

AV8, VA2 Harrier, Matador

L1J/L

HAR

5000

8000

III

 

T45 Goshawk

L1J/M

HAWK

 

 

 

 

KC135A Stratotanker (J57 engines)

L4J/H

K35A

2500

3000

III

 

KC135D/E Stratotanker (TF33 engines)

L4J/L

K35E

5000

3000

III

 

KC135R/T, C135FR, Stratotanker (CFM56 engines)

L4J/H

K35R

5000

3000

III

 

KE3

L4J/H

KE3

3500

3500

III

 

MD10

L3J/H

DC10

 

 

 

 

MD11

L3J/H

MD11

III

 

MD90

L2J/L

MD90

III

 

RC135

L4J/H

R135

3000

3000

III

 

75 Kaydet (PT13, PT17, PT18, PT27, N2S)

L1P/S

ST75

840

840

I

 

V22, MV22 Osprey (901)

T2T/L

V22

II

 

737900

L2J/M

B739

 

 

 

 

747400 (Domestic, no winglets)

L4J/H

B747D

 

 

 

 

757300

L2J/H

B753

3500

2500

III

 

767400

L2J/H

B764

 

 

 

 

MD902 Explorer, Combat Explorer

H2T

EXPL

 

 

 

 

CH47, MH47 Chinook

H2T/L

H47

1500

1500

I

 

MD500, MD530F/MG, Lifter, Defender, Nightfox

H1T/S

H500

1500

1500

I

 

AH64 Longbow Apache

H2T/S

H64

1500

1500

I

 

RAH66 Comanche

H2T

H66

 

 

 

 

MD520N

H1T

MD52

 

 

 

 

MD600N

H1T

MD60

 

 

 

 

MD81

L2J/L

MD81

 

 

 

 

MD82

L2J/L

MD82

 

 

 

 

MD83

L2J/L

MD83

 

 

 

 

MD87

L2J/L

MD87

 

 

 

 

MD88

L2J/L

MD88

 

 

 

 

X32

L1J/M

X32

 

 

 

BOEING CANADA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PBY Catalina, Canso

A2P/S+

CAT

600

600

III

BOEING SIKORSKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAH66 Comanche

H2T

H66

 

 

 

BOEING VERTOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CH46, HH46, UH46, Hkp4, CH113, Sea Knight, Labrador, Voyageur (107)

H2T/S+

H46

2000

2000

I

 

CH47, MH47, HT17 Chinook (114/234/414)

H2T/L

H47

1500

1500

I

BOISAVIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B60, B601 to 606 Mercurey

L1P/Lt

B60

 

 

 

BOLKOW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BO105

H2T/S

B105

1200

1200

I

 

BO209 Monsun

L1P/S

B209

1100

1100

I

 

BO208 Junior

L1P/Lt

JUNR

 

 

 

 

Kl107, F207

L1P/Lt

KL07

 

 

 

BOMBARDIER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BD700 Global Express

L2J/M

GLEX

 

 

 

 

BD100 Challenger 300

L2J/M

CL30

 

 

 

 

BD700 Global 5000

l2J/M

GL5T

 

 

 

BOWERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fly Baby 1A

L1P/Lt

FB1A

 

 

 

 

Fly Baby 1B

L1P/Lt

FB1B

 

 

 

BRADLEY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA100 Aerobat

L1P/L

BBAT

 

 

 

BRANDLI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BX2 Cherry

L1P/Lt

BX2

 

 

 

BRANTLY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

305

H1P/S

B305

1300

1300

I

 

B2

H1P/S

BRB2

1400

1400

I

BRANTLYHYNES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B2

H1P/S

BRB2

1400

1400

I

BRDITSCHKA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB21 Hobbyliner, Hobbylifter

L1P/Lt

HB21

 

 

 

 

HB23 Hobbyliner, Scanliner

L1P/Lt

HB23

 

 

 

 

HB3

L1P/Lt

HB3

 

 

 

BREDANARDI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NH300

H1P/S

H269

1000

1000

I

 

NH500

H1T/S

H500

1500

1500

I

BREGUET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1050 Aliz

L1T/M

ALIZ

 

 

 

 

1150 Atlantic

L2T/M

ATLA

 

 

 

 

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