MD83

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-83

Aircraft
Name
MD-83
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
RFF Category
7
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SHANGHAI MD-83
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-83
BOEING MD-83

MD83

Short to medium range airliner. In service since 1980. It has longer range and greater maximum take off mass (MTOW) than the other members of the MD-80 series. Produced until December 1999.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
32.78 m
Length (metric)
45.06 m
Height (metric)
9.05 m
Powerplant

2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 (93,41 kN).

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney JT8D
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
140 kts
Distance
2052 m
MTOW
72575 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
170 kts
ROC
2500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
250 kts
ROC
2800
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
250 kts
ROC
2000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.75
ROC
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
440 kts
MACH
0.76
Ceiling
370
Range
2504 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.74
ROD
1500 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
1500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
210 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
144 kts
Distance
1585 m

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