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Boeing 727-235

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Pushing back by reversing thurst on the middle tail engine

Boeing 727-235

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14th October 1990
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Aircraft Data

The Boeing 727 was the first trijet introduced into commercial service and for over a decade it was the most produced commercial jet airliner in the world. Many aircraft are still to be found in service today especially as freighters

The Stretched version of the 727-100 is the -200 which is some 20 feet longer and entered service in 1967.

Summary data for Boeing 727 -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United States196318313503148 - 189


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


Dimensions for Boeing 727 -
Length (727-100)
Wing Span108 ft. 0 in.
Height34 ft. 0 in.
Empty Weight100,000 lbs.
Max Weight137,500 lbs. (727-100)


Performance of Boeing 727 -
Max Speed605 mph
Cruise Speed570 mph
Ceiling40,000 ft.
Normal Range1,500mi. (727-200)
Max Range2,500mi. (727-200)

Updated 2nd June 2011

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