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DOUGLAS DC-9-20

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DC92
Aircraft
Name DC-9-20
Manufacturer DOUGLAS
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L2J
RFF Category 6
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

DOUGLAS DC-9-20
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-9-20


DOUGLAS DC-9-20

DOUGLAS DC-9-20 DOUGLAS DC-9-20 3D

Description

Designed to satisfy a request for improved short field performance by using the more powerful engines and improved wings of the -30 combined with the shorter fuselage used in the -10. Ten Series 20 aircraft were produced, all of them Model -21. The DC92 is member of the DC-9 family of aircraft.

Technical Data

Wing span 27.25 m89.403 ft
Length 31.82 m104.396 ft
Height 8.38 m27.493 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-11 (66.7 kN) thrust each.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney JT8D

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) 140 kts IAS 170 kts IAS 290 kts IAS 290 kts MACH 0.74 TAS 440 kts MACH 0.76 IAS 290 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 127 kts
Distance 1600 m ROC 2500 ft/min ROC 2000 ft/min ROC 1500 ft/min ROC 1300 ft/min MACH 0.76 ROD 1000 ft/min ROD 3500 ft/min MCS 210 kts Distance 1500 m
MTOW 4450044,500 kg
44.5 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL370 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 16051,605 nm
2,972,460 m
2,972.46 km
9,752,165.361 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving DC92

None on SKYbrary