Voyager: Proven and cutting-edge technology, delivering a powerful new and flexible capability to the RAF in support of military and humanitarian operations.

A vital capability

RAF Voyager delivers a vital strategic capability to the RAF. Simultaneously able to perform air-to-air refuelling, while also carrying military personnel, passengers and freight, with the capacity for aeromedical evacuation, Voyager re-writes the rule book.

Headline facts

  • Voyager is the largest aircraft in the RAF fleet with a length of 58.82m, wingspan of 60.3m and height of 17.39m
  • Powerplant: two Rolls Royce Trent 7002b Turbofans each producing 72,000lbs thrust
  • Maximum speed Mach 0.86 (approx.655mph)
  • Maximum range at full cargo and passenger capacity: 4,500 nautical miles (5,200miles)
  • Maximum range full fuel load: 8,000 nautical miles (9,200 miles)
  • Maximum altitude 41,000ft ( 7.8miles or 12.5km)
  • Defence provided through Defensive Aid Suites
  • Crew: two pilots; one AAR Mission Systems Operator; eight cabin crew for air transport