McDonnell Douglas DC-9

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The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 first flew and entered airline service in 1965. It is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner and was designed for frequent, short flights. The final DC-9 was delivered in October 1982. Delta Air Lines was the first to fly with the DC-9 on December 8, 1965. The DC-9 was a commercial success with 976 built when production ended in 1982.

Cargo Capacity

Average Useful Capacity 3,500 cu ft
Average Payload 32,000 lbs
Minimum Runway Length 5,900 ft

Cargo Door Dimensions

Main 135"W X 80"H
Crew 2
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Engine Power (each) 16000 lbf
Speed 255 kts
Service Ceiling 35.000 ft
Range 1.421 nm
Empty Weight 64.675 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 114.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight 110.000 lbs
Wing Span 93,3 ft
Wing Area 1001 ft²
Length 133,6 ft
Height 28,0 ft
First Flight 25.02.1965
Production Status out of production
Total Production 976
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The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 first flew and entered airline service in 1965. It is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner and was designed for frequent, short flights. The final DC-9 was delivered in October 1982. Delta Air Lines was the first to fly with the DC-9 on December 8, 1965. The DC-9 was a commercial success with 976 built when production ended in 1982.

Cargo Capacity

Average Useful Capacity 3,500 cu ft
Average Payload 32,000 lbs
Minimum Runway Length 5,900 ft

Cargo Door Dimensions

Main 135"W X 80"H
Crew 2
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Engine Power (each) 16000 lbf
Speed 255 kts
Service Ceiling 35.000 ft
Range 1.421 nm
Empty Weight 64.675 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 114.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight 110.000 lbs
Wing Span 93,3 ft
Wing Area 1001 ft²
Length 133,6 ft
Height 28,0 ft
First Flight 25.02.1965
Production Status out of production
Total Production 976
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