McDonnell Douglas MD-87

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Nostalgic, Perhaps the last time in Vantaa

Aircraft Data

The MD-80 series is a mid-size, medium-range airliner, the design was the second generation of the DC-9 with two rear fuselage-mounted turbofan engines, small, highly efficient wings, and a T-tail. The aircraft has a distinctive 5 abreast seating.

The MD-87 is a short fuselage variant of the MD-80 with electronic flight instrumentation.

Summary data for McDonnell Douglas MD-80 MD-87
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA198677752130 - 139

Power

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

Uses the JT8D-217, rated at 20000lb thrust.


Dimensions

Dimensions for McDonnell Douglas MD-80 MD-87
Length130 ft. 4 in.
Wing Span107 ft. 8 in.
Height30 ft. 8 in.
Empty Weight73,160 lbs.
Max Weight140,000 lbs.

Performance

Performance of McDonnell Douglas MD-80 MD-87
Max Speed575 mph
Cruise Speed510 mph
Ceiling37,000 ft.
Normal Range2,375nm
Max Range2,400nm (Max. fuel)

Updated 26th November 2008

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McDonnell Douglas MD-87

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17th April 2015
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