McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32

Aircraft Data

The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 is a single-aisle short to medium jet airliner. It was a two engined partner for the DC-8 programme, and a smaller rival for the Boeing 727. It is known for its long life and reliability, many of the youngest are still active.

The DC9-32 was a standard length version. The 30 series DC9s had excellent short field performance and were the most numerous variant of the type.

Summary data for McDonnell Douglas DC-9 32
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA19673751202n/a - 115

Power

2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D (16000 - 20000 lbf) turbofan engines.

Choice of JT8Ds, ranging from 14500 to 16000lb thrust.


Dimensions

Dimensions for McDonnell Douglas DC-9 32
Length119 ft. 4 in.
Wing Span93 ft. 5 in.
Height27 ft. 5 in.
Empty Weight57,190 lbs.
Max Weight110,000 lbs.

Performance

Performance of McDonnell Douglas DC-9 32
Max Speed488 kts
Cruise Speed450 kts
Ceiling35,000 ft.
Normal Range1,200nm
Max Range1,635nm

Updated 4th December 2008

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McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32

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5th August 2007
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179158

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