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DC-9
A Northwest Airlines DC-9-41, 2006
Role Narrow-body jet airliner
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
McDonnell Douglas
First flight February 25, 1965
Introduction December 8, 1965 with Delta Air Lines
Status In limited service
Primary users USA Jet Airlines
Aeronaves TSM
Northwest Airlines (historical)
Delta Air Lines (historical)
Produced 1965–1982
Number built 976
Unit cost US$5.2M (-40, 1972)
Variants McDonnell Douglas C-9
Developed into McDonnell Douglas MD-80
McDonnell Douglas MD-90
Boeing 717
129bs - Scandinavian Airlines DC-9-41; SE-DAS@ZRH;28.04.2001 (8102542757)
Scandinavian Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9

McDonnell Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engine, short-range jet airliner seating 110 passengers.

Specifications

DC-9 airplane characteristics
Variant -15 (-21) -32 -41 -51
Cockpit crew Two
1-class seating 90Y@31-32" 115Y@31-33" 125@31-34" 135@32-33"
Exit limit 109 127 128 139
Cargo 600 ft³ / 17.0m³
-15F: 2,762 ft³ / 78.2m³
895 ft³ / 25.3m³
-33F: 4,195 ft³ / 119.0m³
1,019 ft³ / 28.9m³ 1,174 ft³ / 33.2m³
Length 104 ft 4.8in / 31.82m 119 ft 3.6in / 36.36m 125 ft 7.2in / 38.28m 133 ft 7in / 40.72m
Wingspan 89 ft 4.8in / 27.25m
-21: 93 ft 3.6in / 28.44m
93 ft 3.6in / 28.44m 93 ft 4.2in / 28.45m
Height 27 ft 7in / 8.4m 27 ft 9in / 8.5m 28 ft 5in / 8.7m 28 ft 9in / 8.8m
Fuselage width 131.6in / 334.3 cm
Cabin width 122.4in / 311cm
Max. takeoff 90,700 lb / 41,141 kg
-21: 98,000 lb / 45,359 kg
108,000 lb / 48,988 kg 114,000 lb / 51,710 kg 121,000 lb / 54,885 kg
Max. Landing 81,700 lb (37,058 kg)
-21: 95,300 lb (43,227 kg)
99,000 lb (44,906 kg) 102,000 lb (46,266 kg) 110,000 lb (49,895 kg)
Empty 49,162 lb / 22,300 kg
-15F: 53,200 lb / 24,131 kg
-21: 52,644 lb / 23,879 kg
56,855 lb / 25,789 kg
-33F: 56,430 lb / 25,596 kg
61,335 lb / 27,821 kg 64,675 lb / 29,336 kg
Fuel 24,743 lb / 11,223 kg 24,649 lb / 11,181 kg
Engine (2×) JT8D-1(A/B) -5 -7(B) -9(A) -11 -15 -17; -21: -9(A) -11 -1(A/B) -5 -7(A/B) -9(A) -11 -15(A) -17(A) -9(A) -11 -15(A) -17(A) -15(A) -17(A)
Thrust (2×) -1(A/B) -7(A/B) : 14,000 lbf (62 kN), -5/-9(A): 12,250 lbf (54.5 kN), -11: 15,000 lbf (67 kN), -15(A): 15,500 lbf (69 kN), -17(A) : 16,000 lbf (71 kN)
Ceiling 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
MMo Mach 0.84 (484 kn; 897 km/h)
Range 1,300 nmi (2,400 km)
-21: 1,500 nmi (2,800 km)
1,500 nmi (2,800 km) 1,200 nmi (2,200 km) 1,300 nmi (2,400 km)


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