MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-81
Short to medium range airliner. A stretched and improved development of the DC-9 Family which first flew in the early 1980s.
The MD81 is the first of the generic MD-80 series which includes the MD-82 (more powerful engines), MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-83 (extra fuel and more efficient engines), and the MD-88 (MD-83 with EFIS flight deck).
The initial production version had the PW JT8D-209 (82 kN)
Later build MD-81s had JT8D-217 and -219 engines.
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