MD11

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-11

Aircraft
Name
MD-11
Manufacturer
Body
Wide
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
D
Type Code
L3J
RFF Category
9
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted and fin-integrated
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-11
BOEING MD-11

MD11

Long range, wide-body airliner. In service since 1990. Modernised, slightly stretched and re-engined development of DC-10 Tri-jet, with winglets and advanced EFIS flightdeck. Some models were built:

  • MD-11ER for extended range,
  • MD-11F freighter and
  • MD-11 combi freighter/airliner.

Production taken over by BOEING in 1998. Last delivery in 2001.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
51.70 m
Length (metric)
61.20 m
Height (metric)
17.60 m
Powerplant

3 x GE CF6-80C2 (274 kN) or

Engine Model(s)
General Electric CF6
Pratt & Whitney PW4000
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
160 kts
Distance
3100 m
MTOW
273300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
190 kts
ROC
2000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
2200
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
1800 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.80
ROC
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
500 kts
MACH
0.83
Ceiling
410
Range
7100 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.83
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
300 kts
ROD
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
250 kts
MCS
240 kts
ROD
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
150 kts
Distance
2100 m

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