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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M

Manufacturer

Model

Type/Wt Class

Designator

Climb Rate (FPM)

Descent Rate (FPM)

SRS Cat

MACAIR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merlin

L1P/Lt

MAME

 

 

 

MACCHI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AL60

L1P/Lt

LA60

 

 

 

 

MB308

L1P/Lt

M308

 

 

 

 

MB326

L1J/Lt

M326

 

 

 

MACDONALD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S21

L1P/Lt

S21

 

 

 

MACHEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superstar

L2P/S

AEST

1500

1500

II

MALMO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MFI9 Junior

L1P/Lt

JUNR

 

 

 

 

MFI10 Vipan

L1P/Lt

MF10

 

 

 

MAPO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MiG29/33

L2J/M

MG29

 

 

 

 

MiG31

L2J/M

MG31

 

 

 

 

MiGAT

L1J/Lt

MGAT

 

 

 

 

SL39

L1P/Lt

SL39

 

 

 

 

I1

L1P/Lt

SL90

 

 

 

MARANDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BM6 Lark

L1P/Lt

BM6

 

 

 

 

BM4

L1P/Lt

GY20

 

 

 

 

BM1 Loisirs, Super Loisirs

L1P/Lt

RA14

 

 

 

 

BM3

L1P/Lt

RA17

 

 

 

MARCO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J5 Marco

L1P/Lt

JAJ5

 

 

 

MARIE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JPM01 Medoc, Tanagra

L1P/L

JPM1

 

 

 

MARMANDE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microjet 200

L2J/Lt

MICO

 

 

 

MARQUART

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MA5 Charger

L1P/Lt

MA5

 

 

 

MARSH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G164 Turbo Cat

L1T/S

G64T

1500

1500

I

 

TS2F Turbo Tracker

L2T/M

S2T

 

 

 

 

Turbo Thrush

L1T/Lt

SS2T

 

 

 

MARTIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B26 Marauder (179)

L2P/M

B26M

 

 

 

 

404

L2P/L

M404

1600

1500

III

 

JRM Mars (170)

S4P/M

MARS

 

 

 

 

WB57 (272)

L2J/M

WB57

 

 

 

MAULE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M4 Bee Dee, Jetasen, Rocket, Astro Rocket, Strata Rocket

L1P/S

M4

1000

1000

I

 

M5, Strata Rocket, Lunar Rocket, Patroller

L1P/S

M5

1000

1000

I

 

M6 Super Rocket

L1P/S

M6

1500

1000

I

 

M7235/260, MT7235/260, MX7160/180/235, MXT7160/180 Super Rocket, Star Rocket, Comet, Star Craft, Orion, Sportplane

L1P/S

M7

825

I

 

M7420, MT7420, MX7420, MXT7420 Star Craft

L1T/S

M7T

4500

I

 

M8

L1P/Lt

M8

 

 

 

MAUPIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windrose

L1P/Lt

ROSE

 

 

 

MAVERICK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TJ1500 TwinJet

L2J/L

TJET

 

 

 

MAX HOLSTE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MH1521 Broussard

L1P/Lt

BROU

 

 

 

 

MH260 Super Broussard

L2T/S+

N260

2500

2000

III

MBB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BO105, Twin Jet (Hkp9)

H2T/S

B105

1200

1200

I

 

BO209 Monsun

L1P/S

B209

1100

1100

I

 

BK117

H2T/S

BK17

1500

1500

I

 

F104 Starfighter

L1J/L

F104

5000

4000

III

 

HFB320 Hansa

L2J/S+

HF20

4000

4000

III

 

223 Flamingo

L1P/Lt

S223

 

 

 

 

Tornado

L2J/M

TOR

 

 

 

 

X31

L1J/M

X31

 

 

 

MBBKAWASAKI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BK117

H2T/S

BK17

1500

1500

I

MCCARLEY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MiniMac

L1P/Lt

MMAC

 

 

 

MCDONNELL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F4, RF4, C12, CR12 Phantom 2

L2J/L

F4

8000

6000

III

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A4, OA4, TA4 Skyhawk

L1J/L

A4

5000

5000

III

 

YC15

L4J/M

C15

 

 

 

 

C17 Globemaster 3

L4J/H

C17

III

 

DC10, MD10 (KC10 Extender, KDC10)

L3J/H

DC10

2400

2000

III

 

DC850, Jet Trader

L4J/H

DC85

4000

4000

III

 

DC860

L4J/H

DC86

4000

4000

III

 

DC870

L4J/H

DC87

5000

4000

III

 

DC8 Stage 3 (US ONLY)

L4J/H

DC8Q

4000

4000

III

 

DC9 Stage 3 (US ONLY)

L2J/L

DC9Q

3000

3000

III

 

MD900/901/902 Explorer, Combat Explorer

H2T

EXPL

 

 

 

 

F15 Eagle, Baz, Akef, Raam

L2J/L

F15

8000

5000

III

 

FA18, CF18, CF188, EF18, C15, CE15, AF18, ATF18 Hornet, Super Hornet

L2J/L

F18

8000

6000

III

 

F4, RF4, QF4 Phantom 2/2000, Kurnass

L2J/L

F4

8000

6000

III

 

MD500, MD530F/MG, Defender, Nightfox, Lifter (AH6G, MH6H)

H1T/S

H500

1500

1500

I

 

JAH, AH64,C2279 Apache, Longbow Apache, Pethen

H2T/S

H64

1500

1500

I

 

AV8, TAV8, EAV8, VA2, Harrier, Matador

L1J/L

HAR

5000

8000

III

 

T45 Goshawk

L1J/M

HAWK

 

 

 

 

MD11

L3J/H

MD11

III

 

MD520N/530N (AH6J, MH6J)

H1T

MD52

 

 

 

 

MD600N

H1T

MD60

 

 

 

 

MD90

L2J/L

MD90

III

 

DC910

L2J/M

DC91

 

 

 

 

DC920

L2J/M

DC92

 

 

 

 

DC930 (C9, VC9, Nightingale, Skytrain 2)

L2J/M

DC93

 

 

 

 

DC940

L2J/M

DC94

 

 

 

 

DC950

L2J/M

DC95

 

 

 

 

MD81/82/83/87/88

L2J/L

MD81/MD82/MD83/MD87/MD88

3500

3000

III

MCKINNON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G21C/D Goose

A4P/Lt

G21M

 

 

 

 

G21E/G Turbo Goose

A2T/Lt

G21T

 

 

 

 

G44 Super Widgeon

A2P/S+

G44

1000

1500

III

MD HELICOPTERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MD900 Explorer

H2T

EXPL

 

 

 

 

MD500, MD530F/MG, Lifter, Defender, Nightfox

H1T

H500

 

 

 

 

MD520N

H1T

MD52

 

 

 

 

MD600N

H1T

MD60

 

 

 

MDB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MD3 Swiss Trainer

L1P/Lt

MD3

 

 

 

MEAD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adventure

L1P/Lt

MEAD

 

 

 

MELBOURNE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MA2 Mamba

L1P/Lt

MAMB

 

 

 

MELEX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T45 Turbine Dromader

L1P/Lt

M18T

 

 

 

MERCURY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shoestring

L1P/Lt

SHOE

 

 

 

MERIDIONALI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CH47 Chinook

H2T/L

H47

1500

1500

I

MERLIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merlin

L1P/Lt

MAME

 

 

 

 

Explorer

L1P/Lt

MEXP

 

 

 

 

EZ Flyer

L1P/L

EZFL

 

 

 

MESSERSCHMITT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F104 Starfighter

L1J/L

F104

5000

4000

III

 

Bf108 Taifun

L1P/S

ME08

400

500

III

 

Bf109

L1P/Lt

ME09

 

 

 

 

Me262, Replica

L2J/Lt

ME62

 

 

 

MESSERSCHMITTBOLKOW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BO105

H2T/S

B105

1200

1200

I

 

BO209 Monsun

L1P/S

B209

1100

1100

I

 

223 Flamingo

L1P/Lt

S223

 

 

 

METEOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FL53

L1P/Lt

FL53

 

 

 

 

FL54

L1P/Lt

FL54

 

 

 

 

FL55

L1P/Lt

FL55

 

 

 

MEYER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Toot

L1P/Lt

TOOT

 

 

 

MEYERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

200

L1P/S

M200

1400

1000

I

 

MAC145

L1P/Lt

MC45

 

 

 

MFI see MALMO

 

 

 

 

 

 

MICCO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SP20/26

L1P/Lt

SP20

 

 

 

MICROJET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microjet 200

L2J/Lt

MICO

 

 

 

MICROLEVE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corsario

A1P/L

CRIO

 

 

 

MICROTURBO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microjet 200

L2J/Lt

MICO

 

 

 

MIDCONTINENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G164 King Cat

L1P/S

G164

1500

1500

I

MIGNET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HM380

L1P/Lt

HM38

 

 

 

MIKOYAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MiG15

L1J/Lt

MG15

 

 

 

 

MiG17

L1J/Lt

MG17

 

 

 

 

MiG19

L2J/M

MG19

 

 

 

 

MiG21

L1J/M

MG21

 

 

 

 

MiG23/27, Bahadur

L1J/M

MG23

 

 

 

 

MiG25

L2J/M

MG25

 

 

 

 

MAPOMIG/33, Baaz

L2J/M

MG29

 

 

 

 

MiG31

L2J/M

MG31

 

 

 

 

MiGAT

L1J/Lt

MGAT

 

 

 

 

MiG 144

L2J/M

MG44

 

 

 

MIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mi34VAZ

H2P

M34V

 

 

 

 

Mi10

H2T

MI10

 

 

 

 

Mi14

H2T

MI14

 

 

 

 

Mi2

H2T

MI2

 

 

 

 

Mi24/25/35

H2T

MI24

 

 

 

 

Mi26

H2T

MI26

 

 

 

 

Mi28

H2T

MI28

 

 

 

 

Mi34, Mi34/C/P/S

H1P

MI34

 

 

 

 

Mi4

H1P

MI4

 

 

 

 

Mi6/22

H2T

MI6

 

 

 

 

Mi8/9/17/19/171/172

H2T

MI8

 

 

 

 

Mi38

H2T

MI38

 

 

 

MILES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M3 Falcon Major

L1P/Lt

FALM

 

 

 

 

M65 Gemini

L2P/Lt

GEMI

 

 

 

 

M2 Hawk Major, Hawk Speed Six

L1P/Lt

M2HK

 

 

 

 

M14 Magister

L1P/Lt

MAGI

 

 

 

 

M38 Messenger

L1P/Lt

MESS

 

 

 

 

M11 Whitney Straight

L1P/Lt

WHIT

 

 

 

 

M17 Monarch

L1P/Lt

MONA

 

 

 

MILLER, US

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jet Profile

L2P/S

PA23

1050

1000

II

 

Twin Comanche 200

L2P/S

PA30

1500

1500

II

MILLER, WILLIAM Y., US

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WM2

L1P/Lt

WM2

 

 

 

MILLICER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M9 Aircruiser

L1P/L

ACSR

 

 

 

 

M10 Airtourer

L1P/Lt

TOUR

 

 

 

MIRAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celerity

L1P/Lt

CELR

 

 

 

MITCHELLPROCTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kittiwake

L1P/Lt

KITI

 

 

 

MITSUBISHI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1

L2J/M

F1

 

 

 

 

F104 Starfighter

L1J/L

F104

5000

4000

III

 

F15 Eagle

L2J/L

F15

8000

5000

III

 

F2

L1J/L

F2

8000

5000

III

 

F4, RF4 Phantom 2

L2J/L

F4

8000

6000

III

 

F86 Sabre

L1J/L

F86

4000

4000

III

 

SH60, UH60, Seahawk (S70)

H2T/S+

H60

2000

2000

I

 

MH2000

H2T

MH20

 

 

 

 

T2

L2J/M

MT2

 

 

 

 

MU2, Marquise, Solitaire (LR1)

L2T/S

MU2

3500

3000

II

 

MU300 Diamond

L2J/S+

MU30

3500

4000

III

 

RP1

H2T

RP1

 

 

 

 

S61A/B (HSS2)

H2T/L

S61

1500

1500

I

 

YS11

L2T/L

YS11

1500

1500

III

 

A6M Zero

L1P/Lt

ZERO

 

 

 

MOLNIYA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

L1P/Lt

MOL1

 

 

 

MONG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sport

L1P/Lt

MOSP

 

 

 

MONIOT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APM20/21 Lionceau, Lion

L1P/Lt

APM2

 

 

 

MONNETT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moni

L1P/Lt

MONI

 

 

 

 

Monerai P

L1P/Lt

MRAI

 

 

 

 

Sonerai

L1P/Lt

SRAI

 

 

 

MONOCOUPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

90

L1P/Lt

MC90

 

 

 

 

110 Special

L1P/L

M110

 

 

 

MONTANA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coyote

L1P/Lt

MCOY

 

 

 

MOONEY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A2 Aircoupe

L1P/S

ERCO

630

630

I

 

M10 Cadet

L1P/S

M10

800

800

I

 

M20, M20A/B/C/D/E/F/G/J/L/R/S, Mark 21, Allegro, Eagle, Ranger, Master, Super 21, Chaparral, Executive, Statesman, Ovation, 201, 205, ATS, MSE, PFM (nonturbocharged engine)

L1P/S

M20P

1000

1000

I

 

M20K/M, Encore, Bravo, 231, 252, TLS, TSE (turbocharged engine)

L1P/S

M20T

1500

1200

I

 

M22, Mustang

L1P/S

M22

1300

1300

I

 

M18 Mite, Wee Scotsman

L1P/S

MITE

750

750

I

MORANESAULNIER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MS500 to 506 Criquet

L1P/Lt

F156

 

 

 

 

MS230

L1P/Lt

MS23

 

 

 

 

MS315/317

L1P/Lt

MS31

 

 

 

 

MS733 Alcyon

L1P/Lt

MS73

 

 

 

 

MS760 Paris

L2J/Lt

MS76

 

 

 

 

MS880 to 893 Rallye, Rallye Club, Super Rallye, Rallye Commadore

L1P/S

RALL

750

750

I

 

AI, MoS27/29/30

L1P/Lt

MSAI

 

 

 

MORAVAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zlin Z22 Junak

L1P/Lt

Z22

 

 

 

 

Zlin Z26/126/226/326/426/526/626/726 Trener, Trener Master, Bohatyr, Akrobat, Skydevil, Universal, Condor

L1P/Lt

Z26

 

 

 

 

Z37, Z37A/C, Z237 Cmelk, Sparka

L1P/Lt

Z37P

 

 

 

 

Z37T, Z137 Agro Turbo

L1T/Lt

Z37T

 

 

 

 

Zlin Z42/142/242, Firnas 142

L1P/Lt

Z42

 

 

 

 

Zlin Z43/143, Safir 43

L1P/Lt

Z43

 

 

 

 

Zlin Z50

L1P/Lt

Z50