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McDonnell Douglas MD-82

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Orange Air is an American charter airline that began service in 2014. The airline is based at Orlando Sanford International Airport and is headquartered on the grounds of the airport.

McDonnell Douglas MD-82

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9th February 2017
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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-82 has uprated engines that give it a better hot and high performance.

Summary data for McDonnell Douglas MD-80 MD-82
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA19815975502130 - 172


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

Uses the JT8-217A, rated at 2000lb thrust


Dimensions for McDonnell Douglas MD-80 MD-82
Length147 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span107 ft. 10 in.
Height29 ft. 10 in.
Empty Weight77,980 lbs.
Max Weight149,500 lbs.


Performance of McDonnell Douglas MD-80 MD-82
Max Speed577 mph
Cruise Speed504 mph
Ceiling37,000 ft.
Normal Range1,500nm
Max Range2,050nm

Updated 26th November 2008

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