MD90

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90

Aircraft
Name
MD-90
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SHANGHAI MD-90
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-90
BOEING MD-90

MD90

Short to medium range airliner. In service since 1994. More powerful, stretched development of DC-9 family. Models:

  • MD-90-30 standard version,
  • MD-90-30T licence production by TRUNKLINERS, China, and
  • MD-90-55 optimized for extended range.

Short fuselage development MD-95, renamed by BOEING to 717-200. MD-90-55: MTOW 78,245kg.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
32.90 m
Length (metric)
46.50 m
Height (metric)
9.30 m
Powerplant

Variants:

Engine Model(s)
International Aero Engines V2500
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
140 kts
Distance
2200 m
MTOW
78245 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
170 kts
ROC
3200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.74
ROC
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
440 kts
MACH
0.76
Ceiling
370
Range
2200 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.76
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
3500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
210 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
138 kts
Distance
1600 m

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