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DOUGLAS DC-9-40

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DC94
Aircraft
Name DC-9-40
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-9-40
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-9-40


DOUGLAS DC-9-40

DOUGLAS DC-9-40 DOUGLAS DC-9-40 3D

Description

Further lengthened version of the DC-9-30 entered service in March 1968. With a 2m longer fuselage, accommodation was up to 125 passengers. The -40 was fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines of between 64 and 71 kN. A total of 71 were produced. The DC94 is member of the DC-9 family of aircraft.

Technical Data

Wing span 28.47 m93.406 ft
Length 38.28 m125.591 ft
Height 8.38 m27.493 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7, -9, -11 or -15 (68.9 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) 120 kts IAS 160 kts IAS 240 kts IAS 240 kts MACH 0.72 TAS 380 kts MACH 0.74 IAS 250 kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 131 kts
Distance m ROC 3000 ft/min ROC 2600 ft/min ROC 2200 ft/min ROC 1500 ft/min MACH 0.74 ROD 1000 ft/min ROD 2300 ft/min MCS 180 kts Distance m
MTOW 5488554,885 kg
54.885 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL350 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 12651,265 nm
2,342,780 m
2,342.78 km
7,686,286.095 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving DC94

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