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McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30

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La Tante DC10 Restaurant is a restaurant located inside a converted McDonnell Douglas DC-10 formerly used by the defunct Ghana Airways.
Formerly flying 380 passengers, it has been converted into a 118-seat restaurant with large numbers of the seats removed in order to provide adequate space for patrons and for the installation of dining tables. An annex was attached to the right side of the fuselage to accommodate the kitchen.
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McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30

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10th February 2021
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Aircraft Data

The DC-10 is a three engined medium to long range widebody airliner. It was the first of the trijet widebody airliners, and was built from 1970 to 1988. After some early crashes the DC-10 settled down to be a very reliable workhorse, built in many varian

The DC10-30 was the main long range version of the type, it had true intercontinental range, thanks to its more powerful engines, additional fuel tanks, and a third main undercarriage leg to take the extra weight.

Summary data for McDonnell Douglas DC-10 30
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA1972204503250 - 380


3 x General Electric CF6 (41500 - 69800 lbf) turbofan engines.

The -30 typically uses the CF6-50C rated at 51000lb thrust.


Dimensions for McDonnell Douglas DC-10 30
Length170 ft. 6 in.
Wing Span165 ft. 4 in.
Height58 ft. 4 in.
Empty Weight266,190 lbs.
Max Weight572,000 lbs.


Performance of McDonnell Douglas DC-10 30
Max Speed530 kts
Cruise Speed490 kts
Ceiling42,000 ft.
Normal Range5,500nm
Max Range6,220nm (max load, with reserves.)

Updated 2nd June 2011

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